Children’s theater auditions Monday
An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “The Tortoise Versus the Hare “on Monday at Finley Gym in Socorro from 10 a.m. to noon.
Those auditioning should arrive at 10 a.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Most of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition. There is a $20 registration fee for all students cast in the play, including assistant directors. There is no guarantee that all who audition will be cast.
Among the roles to be cast are the wise Tortoise- Coach Shelley Bowlback, the conceited Curly Hare, Esther and her daughter Little Bonnie Bunny, the rascally Weasels, the singing service station ferrets and the scaly reptiles. Other roles include the thespian troupe, Curly’s posse, the TV Crew and the rowdy Curly Hare fan club. Students grades 1-12 are encouraged to audition.
No advance preparation is necessary. Assistant directors will also be cast to aid in rehearsals throughout the week and to take on essential backstage responsibilities.
The Missoula Children’s Theatre touring productions are complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup. The MCT tour actor/directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day.
For more information, call Ronna Kalish or Dana Chavez at 575-835-5688.