Missoula Children’s Theatre at the Burford

The Missoula Children’s Theatre touring troupe is coming to Arkansas City this September to work with area youth on a production of RED RIDING HOOD! Local youth are invited to join Red and her friends on a forest adventure with the Missoula Children’s Theatre.

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of RED RIDING HOOD on Tuesday, September 6 at the Burford Theatre after school, beginning at 4:00pm. Those auditioning should arrive on time and plan to stay for about two hours. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition.

Among the roles to be cast are Red Riding Hood; her three Girlfriends; Little Loveable Wolf; the Hood Family; the Three Little Pigs; a Woodsman; a Locksmith; Ranger Rooney; The Boy who Cried Wolf; the Wolfgang; Forest Shadows; and some rascally Raccoons. Students grades 1st through 12th 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 Missoula Children’s Theatre touring productions come complete with costumes, scenery, props, and makeup. The MCT Tour Actors and Directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week after school each day.

RED RIDING HOOD will be presented on Saturday, September 10th at the Burford Theatre in Arkansas City, KS. The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency in Arkansas City is presented locally by Burford Theatre Arts.

For more information, call the Burford Theatre Arts office at 620-442-5895 or email us at director@burfordtheatre.com.