6/11/2012 8:01:00 AM The Secret Garden audition: MCT production in Camp Verde
Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of The Secret Garden on Monday, June 18, at the Camp Verde Schools Multi-Use Complex theater beginning at 9 a.m. Those auditioning should arrive at 8:45 a.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, Dickson 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 who have completed 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 Actors/Directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. In addition, workshops relating to theater skills will be offered after rehearsal on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Workshops are open to any interested students whether or not they are part of the production's cast. Sign ups for the workshops will be available at auditions on Monday.
The Secret Garden will be presented on Saturday, June 23, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Multi-Use Complex Theater. Tickets will be available from any cast member or may be purchased at the door. The Missoula Children's Theatre residency in Camp Verde is brought to you by the Camp Verde Children's Theatre and the Camp Verde Unified School District, with generous support from the Alan G. Benfer Fund and the Benfer Foundation. For more information, call Helen Freeman at (928) 567-9220.