Auditions Monday for ‘Jungle Book’
Tahoe Arts Project will be holding auditions for Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “The Jungle Book” from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the South Tahoe Middle School multipurpose room. Those auditioning should arrive at 4 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the auditions. There is no cost for auditions and no cost for your child to participate in the play if selected. Among the roles to be cast are Mowgli (the man-cub), his friends Bagheera (the panther) and Akela (the leader of the pack), the entire wolf family, Shere Khan (the tiger) with his side-kick Tabaqui (the jackal), Nag and Nagaina (the cobras), Darzee (the bird), Hathi (the master elephant), Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (the mongoose), Kaa (the rock python), Buck (a buck), and of course the Monkey People. All children ages 5 to 17 are encouraged to audition. No advance preparation is necessary. It is very important that your child be available for all rehearsals and performances.
There is no guarantee that everyone who auditions will be cast in the play. Please discuss this with your child. Assistant directors will also be cast to assist with the technical aspects of the production.
Missoula Children’s Theatre touring productions are complete with costumes, scenery, props and make-up.
Rehearsals will take place throughout the week from 4 to 8:30 p.m. (depending on the part) at South Tahoe Middle School multipurpose room. Performances will be at 3 and 7 p. m. Nov. 20 at South Tahoe Middle School multipurpose room. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children and seniors.
The Missoula Children’s Theater residency is brought to you by Tahoe Arts Project, a nonprofit organization. For more information, please call Tahoe Arts Project at (530) 542-3632.