An audition will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” on Monday, June 17, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Those auditioning should arrive before 10 am and plan to stay for two full hours. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the auditions.
Rehearsals will take place through the week, at times to be determined by cast and schedule. There is no charge to audition, or to participate in the week-long theatre experience, but parts are limited. No child will be admitted to auditions after 10 am.
Among the roles to be cast are Dorothy, Toto, the Lion, the Tin Man, the Professor/Wizard, the Green Guard, Glinda, the Wicked Witch, Mayor Munchkin, Farmer Munchkin, the Munchkins, the Winkies, the Magicians and the Fierce and Ferocious Flowers. The Missoula Children's Theatre touring productions come complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup.
Students entering 1st grade 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.
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