Rehearsals to be held for children’s theater production

Submitted to the Tribune

Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Robinson Crusoe” will be held Monday at South Tahoe Middle School.

The Missoula Children’s Theatre touring productions are complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup. Among the 60 roles to be cast are Robinson Crusoe, his sole companion, a goat named Wilson, Leonard the Leopard, Friday’s Family, the Oscar Octopus Octet, a family of Goats, the very hairy Frowny-Face Tribe, and the colorful Chameleons. All students in kindergarten through 12th grade are encouraged to audition. No advance preparation is necessary.

Auditions will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the school’s multipurpose room. Those auditioning should arrive at 4 p.m. and play to stay for the full two hours. Some cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition. Rehearsals will take place throughout the week from 4-8:30 p.m. each day, depending on the role. The performance will take place Saturday at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the school. Admission costs $10 for adults and $5 for children and seniors.

Auditions are free and if cast there will be a fee of $50 per child to participate in this week long theater program. A limited number of scholarships are available.

For more information, call Tahoe Arts Project at 530-542-3632.

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