Auditions for Missoula Children's Theatre's Sleeping Beauty at Weber Center for the Performing Arts Nov. 9

Oct. 20, 2015

Contact Beth Franklin at 608-796-3735 or


LA CROSSE, Wis. – Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of Sleeping Beauty Monday, Nov. 9 at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts in downtown La Crosse from 3:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:45 p.m. and plan to stay until 6 p.m. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the auditions.

Among the roles to be cast are Sleeping Beauty, Scarella, Madame Butterfly, the King, the Queen, Spot, Fairies, Trolls, Palace Attendants, and Caterpillars. Students in kindergarten through 12th 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.

 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 8:30 p.m. each day.

Sleeping Beauty will be presented Saturday, Nov. 14 at 1 and 4 p.m. at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The Missoula Children's Theatre residency in La Crosse is presented by the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center with support from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Wisconsin and Southeastern Minnesota. The residency is sponsored in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.  La Crosse Radio Group is the media sponsor.

For more information about auditions, contact Beth Franklin at 608-796-3735 or More information about the performance can be found at