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Practice yer “Arrr!” for Blackbeard

Auditions will be held Monday for Missoula Children’s Theatre’s production fo Blackbeard. - Photo submitted
Auditions will be held Monday for Missoula Children’s Theatre’s production fo Blackbeard.
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Auditions will be held for Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Blackbeard The Pirate on Monday, Jan. 27 at the Penfield Elementary Gym.

Those auditioning should arrive at 3:30 pm 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.

Students of School District #72 programs, 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.

The MCT Tour actor/directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week at various times after school each day.

Blackbeard The Pirate will be presented on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Timberline Secondary School.

Tickets will be $10 per seat and can be purchased at Penfield Elementary or at the door.

The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency in Campbell River is presented locally by School District #72.

For more information, call Steve Koebel at Penfield Elementary School at 250-923-4251.

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