Missoula Children’s Theatre is back with Robinson Crusoe

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) original adaptation of Robinson Crusoe on Monday, Nov. 11 at the Troy Memorial Auditorium on the Troy School District Campus from 4 to 6 p.m. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:45 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 Robinson Crusoe, his sole companion; a goat named Wilson, Leonard the Leopard, Friday’s Family, the Oscar Octopus Octet, a family of Goats, the very hairy Frowny-Face Tribe, and the colorful Chameleons. All students, grades 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. The MCT Tour Actor/Directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week from 4 to 8:15 p.m. each day.

Robinson Crusoe will be presented on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Troy Memorial Auditorium on the Troy School District Campus. The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency in Troy is brought to you by the Bradford County Regional Arts Council with support from the Troy Area School District Foundation, United Way of Bradford County, The Treehouse Fund, at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Linda Nickerson.

For more information, call the Bradford County Regional Arts Council at (570) 268-ARTS (2787).

The BCRAC, established in 1976, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building and supporting a thriving regional arts community by advocating for the Arts, cultivation quality arts programming and preserving Bradford County’s historic theatres as venues for performances, community events, and movies. For more information, visit BCRAC online at www.bcrac.org or www.facebook.com/BCRAC.

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