An audition will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of The Secret Garden on Oct. 15 at Ashley Park School from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:30 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 audition.
Among the roles to be cast are Mary Lennox, Martha Sowerbury, Dickon Sowerbury, Colin Craven, Archibald Craven, Ayah/Bilge Rat/Captain, Mrs. Medlock, Doctor Craven, Ben Weatherstaff, Robin Redbreast, the Bugs that Rock, the Canadian Geese, the Moor Folk, the Fireflies and the Secret Garden. All students, grades Kindergarten through Grade 8, are encouraged to audition. No advance preparation is necessary. Assistant Directors will also be cast to assist with the technical aspects of the production.
The Missoula Children's Theatre touring productions are complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup. MCT Tour Actor/Directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day.
The Secret Garden will be presented on Oct. 20th at The Sky Centre. The Missoula Children's Theatre residency in Swift Current is part of the Swift Current Allied Arts Council Koncerts 4 Kids. For more information, call Melanie at 741-5603.