Missoula returns to Campbell River with The Secret Garden

The classic children’s story The Secret Garden is Missoula Theatre’s 2013 offering. - Photo submitted
The classic children’s story The Secret Garden is Missoula Theatre’s 2013 offering.
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An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of The Secret Garden at Penfield Elementary School from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Those auditioning should arrive at 3:20 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, in Kindergarten through 12th grade, 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 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day, although the younger students will rehearse less often.

The Secret Garden will be presented on Saturday, February 2nd at Timberline Secondary Theatre. Tickets are available for purchase at the Penfield office for $10 each.

They can also be reserved for pickup at the event by phoning the number below.

For more information, call Steve Koebel at Penfield School at 250-923-4251.


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