Los Altos Youth Theatre

The Little Princess Book Cover

Producing three shows per year, the award-winning Los Altos Youth Theatre (LAYT) provides education through creativity, respect and celebration of the human spirit.

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The Little Princess

A drama adapted by Cynthia Mercati
Directed by Anne Yumi Kobori
​A joint production with SF Shakespeare Festival

Sara Crewe comes from India to Miss Minchin's boarding school in London. In this faithful adaptation of the classic story by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Sara has to deal with mean girls, harsh teachers, tragedy and misery. Fortunately, Sara is a gifted storyteller who can make the best of her situation. Her stories come from books and her excellent imagination. The “magic” in the stories helps everyone learn and grow.  


Ram Dass - Narrator and Indian servant
Sara - A girl raised in India and sent to school in London
Becky - A servant in the school
Miss Minchin - A nasty headmistress
Amelia - Her sister
Students in the school
Children of the neighborhood
Captain Crewe - Sara’s father
Mr. Carrisford - A neighbor


Casting ages: 10-20 years old

Audition Forms are currently being accepted.
Email completed audition forms to losaltosyouththeatre@gmail.com
Audition forms may be found by clicking here.

Auditions are thirty minutes by appointment on Monday, December 12, 2016 between 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Please request an audition time.

Callbacks: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
​Parent Cast Meeting: Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:00p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Monday, January 9 - Monday, February 27, 2017 
Monday - Thursday, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(additional hours in weeks of February 13 and 27, 2017)

No rehearsal January 16, 2017 and February 20-24, 2017
Location: Hillview Community Center Multi-Purpose Room


Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 10 - 26, 2017


Residents:  $289
All Others:  $344

*Scholarships available