KAMIAH The Missoula Children’s Theatre plans to put on two productions of King Arthur’s Quest next Saturday, Dec. 15 and will hold auditions for the roles of the title character, Guinevere, Merlin, Lancelot and many others.
Students in first through 12th grades are encouraged to audition on Monday, Dec. 10. Those auditioning should arrive at the Kamiah Elementary School Multi-purpose room at 3:45 p.m. and expect to stay at least two hours. Some cast members will be asked to stay afterward for a rehearsal.
Assistant directors, who will help with technical aspects of the production, along with knights, squires, damsels and other characters also will be cast, resulting in a total of about 50 to 60 local kids participating.
MCT tour actor/directors will conduct additional rehearsals from 3:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 through Friday, Dec. 14.
The productions will take place at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 in the school’s multi-purpose room. Tickets, which will be available at the door, are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors/students K-12 and free for veterans and children under 4.
MCT touring productions come complete with costumes, makeup, scenery, lights and props. The group’s mission is to help children develop life skills through participation in the performing arts.
The MCT’s residency in Kamiah is brought to you by the Upriver Youth Leadership Council with support from the Idaho Community Foundation and The Kamiah School District.