Auditions will be held for Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Blackbeard the Pirate from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, at the Holbrook High School cafeteria. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:30 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 auditions.
Among the roles to be cast are Blackbeard and his crew of bearded Pirates, Sailors of the High Seas, cranky Crabs and Crocodiles, magical Mermaids and Seaweed Creatures, Parrots and even a group of Beach Bums. Holbrook School District students in kindergarten to 12th grade, including home schooled students, 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.
Rehearsals will be conducted every day from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the HHS cafeteria. All students auditioning must have a clear schedule for the entire week, and if selected, be able to attend all rehearsals and performances required for their role.
For more information, please contact Mary Koury at (602) 206-1939.
This production is part of Missoula Children’s Theatre’s unique international touring project.