An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Rumpelstilskin Monday, April 18 at the Neldon C. Mathews Cen ter in Panaca from 4 to 6 p.m. All those auditioning should arrive at 4 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 audition.

Among the roles to be cast are Rumpelstiltskin, Queen Beatrice, Clara, a Jester, King Whatsat, Villagers, Gnomes, Wizards, Knights and Bees. Students, ages (list ages eligible: i.e. Kindergarten through 12th grade), are encouraged to audition. No 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 are complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup. The MCT Tour Actor/Directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week from 4 to 8 p.m. each day.

Rumpelstilskin will be presented on April 23 at the NCMC. This week is part of the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s unique international touring project and is presented locally by Lincoln County School District and Panaca Elementary.

For more information, call Pete Peterson at (775) 728-4446.