MISSOULA COMMUNITY THEATRE 2016-17 SEASON
TARZAN THE STAGE MUSICAL
Missoula, MT— Bring out your best Tarzan call of the jungle, because the Missoula Community Theatre, in conjunction with Mismo Gymnastics, is holding an open audition for Tarzan the Stage Musical. Actors, singers, dancers, and gymnasts age 10 and up are needed play the approximately 30 roles in Tarzan the Stage Musical.
MCT’s artistic director, Joseph Martinez, will direct and Heather Adams will choreograph this highly physical show. Actors with tumbling skills are encouraged to audition. Because of the gymnastics and aerial aspects required for Tarzan the Stage Musical, MCT will be teaming up with Mismo Gymnastics, owned by Kelly Durbin-Williams. Gymnasts with affiliations to any gym are welcome.
The audition will take place Sunday, August 28 at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts from 12:30-4:30 PM on the third floor. Please use the Main Street entrance. The audition for children (ages 10-15) are from 12:30-2:00 PM, while those ages 16 and above will audition from 2:00-4:30 PM. Some of the featured roles to be cast are young Tarzan, adult Tarzan, Jane, Jane’s professor father, the greedy guide Clayton, and various members of Tarzan’s gorilla family.
Based on the animated Disney film, with music and lyrics by Phil Collins, Tarzan the Stage Musical will be an action-packed treat for the entire family. Raised by a family of gorillas, Tarzan’s love for his ape family and the jungle home he’s always known is challenged by his new-found love of the beautiful Jane and her strange, human ways.
The performance dates are Oct. 20-30, 2016. All performances will take place at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts.
**For questions regarding the audition, or to inquire about a perusal script, please call the MCT Box Office at 406-728-7529, Monday-Friday between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.