What is CAST?

  • Is a faith-based organization
  • Provides age-appropriate live theatre opportunities both onstage and backstage
  • Workshops and service projects for all CAST members
  • For students living in or around the Bloomington-Normal area
  • Homeschool, private school, or public school students welcome
  • Open to students age 7-19

Want to become a member?

Annual Meeting

Saturday, June 3 ,
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
College Avenue Baptist Church


. Interested in joining CAST? Our Annual Meeting is coming up. We'll be presenting awards and recognitions to our amazing CAST members, meet other CAST families, and you'll have an opportunity to hear about our upcoming season. Please head over to our Membership tab and review the CAST Handbook. Bring the Family Registration Form and a Student Profile for each CAST member, along with membership fee. See you June 3!

More information on membership

Traveling CAST

Celebrating the rite of passage known as driver’s ed this FREE, 35 minute program is great for churches, schools, and community organizations. No special lighting or technical requirements. You provide a 12x12 performance space and senior members of CAST provide an entertaining program, including an optional five minute gospel presentation with unique visual aids. Contact Connie Beard, CAST Artistic Director, for more information.

Book a FREE Performance

CAST's Mission

To prepare and present student-participatory theatre and theatre outreach to the community at large, based on - and guided by - universal Christian beliefs and the virtues of personal responsibility, mutual respect and service.

Our Vision and Goal

Our goal is to discover how God has gifted CAST members while at the same time enriching the community. CAST is a family organization and parents are encouraged to volunteer. We strive to provide God honoring productions, workshops, and service projects that benefit the community and help our members grow spiritually, mentally, and socially.