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2018 Missoula Children’s Theatre: Gulliver’s Travels Auditions

Monday, January 22, from 4-6 pm at the Hiwassee Performing Arts Center

Please arrive 15 minutes early for registration. No Experience Necessary!

Approximately 50 children will be cast. Open to children K-12

 This is a group audition–no advance preparation is necessary, but a smile never hurts.

Everyone who auditions is not be guaranteed a part in the show. Pre-registration must be followed within our guidelines! 

Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students present an out-of-this-world original sci-fi musical adaptation of GULLIVER’S TRAVELS. With his spaceship wrecked and his trusty computer on the fritz, brave explorer Gulliver finds himself lost in space. While transporting from world to world, Gulliver discovers fighting aliens, foolish Yahoos, robots and more – all who need just as much help from Gulliver as Gulliver needs from them!

This production is part of the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s unique international touring project and is presented locally by the Monroe Area Council for the Arts. School performance on January 26th at 12:30 pm and public performance on January 27th at 3:00 pm.


dog-loves-books-10-300x300_cOctober 9, 2015 Friday at 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

ArtsPower – “Dog Loves Books”
Type: Musical
Grades: K – 2
Performance: 55 minutes
Curriculum connections: Language/Communication Skills, Literature-Based, Musical, Values-Based
Louise Yates New York Times best seller comes to life in ArtsPower’s newest musical about the irresistible Dog who loves everything about books. In fact, he loves books SO much that he decides to open his own bookstore.

Dog decides that the best way to sell books is to act out all kinds of fun stories for his customers – everything from dancing dinosaurs to funny fairy tales. His customers can’t help but get into the act, too

DragonNovember 2, 2015 Monday at 12:30 p.m.

Birmingham Children’s Theatre Musical – The Reluctant Dragon
Appropriate for Grades 2-8
Study Guide Available; Length of Performance: 60 minutes

We’ve all heard the classic tale; an evil dragon takes captive a damsel in distress while a brave knight is forced to fight him in a blaze of fire and storm but what if there’s more to it than that?

Join us for this whimsical and imaginative tale about rethinking our own expectations and prejudices to learn that things are not always what they seem and, sometimes, dragons are better friends than foes.

Little Red Riding Hood - Monroe Arts

January 29 2016 Friday at 12:30 p.m.

Missoula Children’s Theatre – Red Riding Hood
Appropriate for Grades all ages
Starring 60 Local Children!
Length of Performance: 60 minutes



Monroe Area Council for the Arts considers educational outreach programming to be one of the most vital parts of its mission. These programs have included artist residencies such as Fiber Arts in the Classroom, the Monroe County Young Authors Conference, Missoula Children’s Theatre Workshop, Arts Camps, Appalachian Roots Music Residency, and numerous other workshops led by professional artists.

Each year, MACA’s educational outreach programming serves thousands of Monroe County children. Well over half of Monroe County children come from low-income families who are unable to afford enrichment activities. However, through the support of Friends of the Arts contributors, MACA continues to offer arts programming at little or no cost to the children of our community.