Missoula Children's Theater

Each year, Missoula Children's Theatre drives a little red truck all the way from Montana to the Schauer Center. Two professional MCT tour actor/directors hold public auditions, casting between 60 to 70 local school-age children in an hour-long original musical.  The cast rehearses for a week and then performs a fully staged and costumed show.  

The excellence of MCT productions, along with their unique and acclaimed teaching methods, result in the development of life skills in children through participation in the performing arts. For parent FAQs, visit the Missoula Children's Theatre website

THE SNOW QUEEN  Grades 1-12

January 6-11, 2020
Set in a "land of ice," this classic tale will warm your heart in its illustrative retelling by a group of fun-loving, imaginative hobgoblins.  As they depict the journey of a girl and her quest to find her best friend, you may just find yourself believing in malevolent mirrors, yetis, talking reindeer, and snow chickens!  Blizzards can come at any moment, so strap on some snowshoes and get ready to discover what it takes to overcome chilling obstacles and melt down the Snow Queen's icy walls. Performed by local youth.  See audition information below. 

Friday, January 10, 2020   7:00 pm
Saturday, January 11, 2020  2:00 pm

AUDITIONS | Monday, January 6, 2020
4:00-4:30 pm Registration
4:30-6:30 pm Auditions

Please be on time.  No one will be admitted after 4:30 pm!

  • 50-60 Students will be cast into the show, including 1-4 student directors.

  • Audition is free, required for participation, and open to observers.

  • No experience is necessary.  Everyone is considered for every role!

  • Group style audition will last 90-120 minutes.

  • Audition is facilitated by Missoula Staff.

  • There is nothing to prepare ahead of time.

  • Dress professionally but comfortably.

  • Pre-registration is NOT accepted.

  • Waiver form is required to audition.  Forms available on our website, at the Schauer Center Box Office, and on the day of auditions.

TUITION | $70 (if cast into show)
Non-Refundable and Non-Transferrable
Multiple-Sibling Discount can be applied.  Not eligible for any other discounts.
Includes two complimentary tickets.

REHEARSALS | Monday, January 6 to Friday, January 10
Session 1:  4:30 to 6:30 pm
Session 2:  6:45 to 8:45 pm
Students must be available for all rehearsals and all performances - NO Exceptions. Detailed rehearsal schedule will be distributed at the end of the audition.  Not all cast members will be needed for every session.  Students scheduled for the full evening should bring a quick meal - they will be given a 15-minute break.


Waiver Form

Instructors: Missoula Children’s Theatre faculty
Location: Schauer Arts Center