An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of RUMPELSTILTSKIN on Monday, August 1 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All those auditioning should arrive by 8:45 a.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 audition. The audition will be held in the Falls Area Performing Arts Center. All rehearsals will be held in the PAC and the Choir room at Oconto Falls High School.
Among the roles to be cast are Rumpelstiltskin, Queen Beatrice, Clara, a Jester, King Whatsat, Villagers, Gnomes, Wizards, Knights and Bees. Students, entering grades 1 through 12th grade are encouraged to audition. No 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 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day.
Free workshops will be available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m. each day. Workshops will be held in the PAC.
RUMPELSTILTSKIN will be presented on Saturday, August 6 at the Falls Area Performing Arts Center, located in Oconto Falls High School. This week is part of the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s unique international touring project and is presented locally by the Oconto Falls Friends of the Arts and supported by performance sponsors ST PAPER and NEVA HODGE LEMORANDE.
Tickets for performances are available online at www.ocontofallsfriendsofthearts.com, and at the door before each performance. For more information, call the Oconto Falls Friends of the Arts at (920) 848-7469.
Amy Thiel, Choral Director
Oconto Falls High School