Missoula Children’s Theatre returns with “The Emperor’s New… – The Idaho Enterprise

The PTO of MES is bringing back Missoula Children’s Theatre along with help from Hess Pumice.   The particular weeklong residence will be January 23-28, 2023.   New this year, the play will have a preregistration to audition for specific rolls.   Live registration starts Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 5 p. m.   60 parts available in these categories. K-2nd grade: 16 spots.   3rd-5th grade: 44 spots.   Assistant Directors: 4 places.   Audition for particular roles will be Monday, Jan. 23.   Here is usually some basic info about this particular exciting week at MES.   The residence will also include classes for MES students in drama and theatrical production.

Among the roles to be cast are the Emperor; ManyPenny and the particular Money Council; the Royal Scholars Roxy and Red; Kings, Queens; Gem and the Regal Jewelers; Boots and the Royal Cobblers; Lid plus the Noble Hatters; Stitch and the particular Royal Tailors; and the Royal Silkworms. Students, grades K-5th, 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.

The particular Missoula Little one’s Theatre touring productions are complete with costumes, scenery, props plus makeup.     MCT Tour Actor/Directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week through Jan. 23  – 28  each day.

“The Emperor’s New Clothes” will be presented on Saturday, January 28 at 3 p. m. & five: 30 p. m.   at USES Auditorium. The Missoula Kid’s Theatre residency in Malad  is brought to you by MES PTO  with support from Hess Pumice stone.

The play, based on the classic Hans Christian Anderson story about an Emperor who ultimately learns his lesson about prioritizing outside appearances over one’s authentic self, was adapted by Jim Caron and Matt Loehrke, with music and lyrics by Rick Caron, Michael McGill, Greg Boris, plus Amy Ellis.

  Two directions tour across the country to put on this have fun with.   Logan Smart is definitely a lover of four square, movie nights, as well as the color green! A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in theatre and a concentration within performance, Logan has worked with young people of all ages with some really rad programs such as Florida Repertory Theater, Seattle Kids Theatre, and AmeriCorps’ Project YES!. Logan currently lives in Chicago, Illinois, and can be so pumped to become joining such a wonderful team in order to make a few super fun art. They would like to share a very big thank you to all of their friends who have always pushed them to make the big jumps and to his family who handle those leaps with so much love and grace.

Lillie Kraack is overjoyed to be touring along with the Missoula Children’s Theatre! She grew up just outside of Tampa, Fl and has been involved in the particular theatre community for over 20 years. She attended Oklahoma City University for a bachelors associated with music in musical theatre and opera. Her favorite show credits include: Pennywise in Urinetown, Belle inside Beauty and the Beast, and The Cat in the Hat in Seussical: The particular Musical. She would like in order to thank her family and friends with regard to their endless, unconditional like. She gives special thanks to her Uncle Jason that paved the girl way as a TAD for the Missoula Child Theatre many years ago, as well as to her fiancée Hayley for her enthusiastic support while Lillie travels the country doing what she loves more than anything; bringing theatre to kids.

Last year, the Missoula Children’s Theatre introduced “Alice inside Wonderland” in order to Malad, having a spectacular production that ended up involving over 50 of Malad’s college students in a world-class manufacturing of the beloved Lewis Carroll book.   The Theatre is nationally renowned.

For more information, call Callie Werk 406-289-0614.