Missoula Children's Theatre- The Jungle Book
Starring over 50 local students! Open to all grades K-12. No advance preparation needed.
Auditions: January 16, 2023 | 4-6 p.m.
Rehearsals: January 16-20 | 4-8:15 p.m.
Performances: Saturday, January 21 | 3:00 & 7:00 p.m.
AUDITION INFO: Monday, January 16, 2023 | 4-6 p.m.
Auditions open to all students K-12. No advance preparation is necessary. Ages 10 and older will also be considered for assistant director position for the production during auditions. Please arrive by 3:45 p.m. to allow for registration. The group-style audition will last 90-120 minutes, facilitated by the Missoula staff members and students must participate for the full duration. Parents/caregivers are welcome to observe the audition.
Auditions will take place at:
The Grand Oshkosh
100 High Ave.
Oshkosh WI 54901
Casting will be announced immediately following the audition. Students should plan to stay for the entire audition session (4-6 p.m.) Many students who have been cast will also stay from 6:15-8:15 p.m. for start of rehearsal. There will be a 15-minute break in between. Auditionees should bring a bag lunch/snack, so they are able to begin rehearsing that afternoon if they are cast in the show.
Approximately 50-60 local children will be cast to appear in the show with the MCT Tour Actor/Directors. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that everyone who auditions will be cast in the play. There is no charge for participation in this MCT residency.
Among the roles to be cast are Mowgli (the man-cub), Bagheera (the panther) and Akela (the leader of the pack), the entire wolf pack, Shere Khan (the tiger) with his side-kick Tabaqui (the jackal), Nag and Nagaina (the cobras), Darzee (the bird), Hathi (the master elephant), Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (the mongoose), Kaa (the rock-python), Buck (a buck) and of course the Bander-log.
Most students will rehearse approximately 4 hours and 15 minutes each day, Monday through Friday at the The Grand Oshkosh. Rehearsal times will be 4-6 p.m. and 6:15-8:15 p.m. with a 15-minute break in between. (Bring your own snack.)
Students cast in the show must be available for all rehearsals, no exceptions. Those auditioning must have a clear schedule for the entire week and be able to attend all rehearsals for their role. There are no exceptions. Please be prepared to reschedule intramural activities, music or dance lessons, sporting activities, etc., during the week of the show, if the student is cast.
Rehearsals are not open to parents and teachers as it is fun for students to surprise them at the performance at the end of the week. Dropoff and pickup will be in The Grand Oshkosh lobby.
THE JUNGLE BOOK will be presented on Saturday, January 21 at 3:00 & 7:00 p.m. at The Grand Oshkosh.
Tickets: $10 adults | $5 students
The Missoula Children's Theatre residency in Oshkosh is brought to you by The Grand Oshkosh with support from TDS.