An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of PINOCCHIO Jan. 7 at 3:45 p.m. at the Neldon C. Mathews Center in Panaca. All those auditioning should arrive by that time 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 Pinocchio, the Blue Fairy, Jiminy Cricket, the Fox and Cat, Candlewick and Crew, Urchins, School Kids, Puppets and Toys. Students grades Kindergarten through 8th 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.

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 3:45 to 7 p.m. each day.

PINOCCHIO will be presented on Friday the 11th at 6 p.m. and on Saturday the 12th at 2 p.m. (subject to change) The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency in Lincoln County is brought to you by Panaca Elementary and the Lincoln County School District with support from the cast.