Come on stage and act it out! Over 50 parts available for K-12 students
The Missoula Children’s Theatre is coming to round up all local acting and singing talent in grades K-12 to audition for a performance of Cinderella. Auditions will be held Monday, July 23 from 10 am to 12 pm in the main theater at the Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center.
Over 50 parts are available for the Missoula Children’s Theatre original adaptation of Cinderella. A pumpkin coach, Prince Charming, a glass slipper and a dream come true are woven together by the magic of a Fairy Godmother in this enchanting musical.
After the parts are cast, children will rehearse every day from July 23-27 in order to stage the musical performance on Saturday, July 28 for the public. The public performance will be at 2 p.m. Cost to participate in this week-long, instructor-based theatrical event is $50 and $45 for Arts Center members; there is no cost to audition.
Conceived and Written by Jim Caron
Music by David W. Simmons
Original Staging by Jim Caron
Additional Music by Geoffrey Fontaine and Jim Caron
Arranged by Michael McGill
When Cinderella’s stepsisters try to keep Cinderella from attending the ball, the Fairy Godmother enlists the help of the Mice and the Pumpkins and is able to transform Cinderella just in time for the big event. Also featured in the production is Cleo the Cat, Fido the Dog, the Lords and Ladies, the Town Criers, the King and the Beggars. Experience the unique twist the Missoula Children’s Theatre puts on this classic story.
Tickets for the performance are $6 and available at the Arts Center box office; 295-7200. This production is part of the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s unique international touring project.
About the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
The cultural hub of Southern Colorado, the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center gives visitors the tools to think and act creatively through a three building complex including seven galleries offering the best in historic and contemporary art by artists of local, regional and national renown. In addition the Arts Center offers the Buell Children’s Museum, recognized as the second-best for art by Child magazine, a 500-seat theater featuring a variety of performing arts programs, both local and national, and two gift shops. Over 100 fine arts, dance and leisure classes are available every quarter providing something unique to everyone from children to adults of all skill levels.
Admission to the Arts Center is $4 for adults and $3 for children and military. Admission includes the Buell Children’s Museum. Members of the Arts Center receive free admission. Galleries and Buell Children’s Museum are open Tuesday-Saturday 11a.m.-4p.m.; closed Mondays. Box office open Monday-Friday, 9a.m.-5p.m. and Saturday, 9a.m.-4p.m.For more information, please call 719-295-7200; stop by the Arts Center located at 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., just off of I-25, exit 98b, or visit online at www.sangredecristoarts.org.