The O’Fallon Arts Commission and
Missoula Children’s Theatre Presents: Rumplestiltskin
The City of O’Fallon Arts Commission will be hosting its 15th Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) residency. Auditions for the production of Rumplestiltskin will be held on Monday, April 18, 2016 from 4 - 6 PM at the Katy Cavins Center in O’Fallon Community Park .
Those auditioning should arrive between 3:30 and 3:50 p.m. for registration and plan to stay for the full two hours. The group audition starts promptly at 4:00. No advance preparation is necessary. Some of the older cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the auditions.
Up to 60 roles will be cast to local children. Auditions are open to anyone aged 6 to 18 (K through 12th grade). Students, ages (Kindergarten through 12th grade), are encouraged to audition. No advance preparation is necessary. Assistant Directors will also be cast to aid in rehearsals throughout the week, and to take on essential backstage responsibilities.
Missoula Children's Theatre touring productions are complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup.
There is no cost to audition for the play, but a tuition fee (which includes 2 show tickets) is required if cast: $50 for residents/$60 for nonresidents is due before 7:00pm on the same day to retain their role assignment. Scholarships (based on financial need) are available through the Parks & Recreation Department (contact Mary Jeanne Hutchison at 618-624-0139), please apply in advance.
Auditioning does not guarantee a part. Please do not try out if you do not intend to accept the role offered and be present and on time for ALL rehearsals. The MCT Tour Actor/Directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. each day (a detailed rehearsal schedule for each role will be distributed Monday to those cast).
Rumplestiltskin will be presented at 8:00pm on Friday, April 22, and at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at O’Fallon High School MILBURN Auditorium.
Reserved-seat tickets will be on sale at Katy Cavins Community Center April 20-22 (9am-5pm), and at OTHS Milburn Auditorium one hour before each performance. Tickets are $5.00 each.
The Missoula Children's Theatre residency in O'Fallon is presented locally by the City of O'Fallon Arts Commission. For more information, call Jodi Caticchio, Event Chairman: (618) 622-0289 or Parks Dept at Cavins Center: (618) 624-0139.