Saturday, March 16at 2 & 5 p.m.
Auditions for 50 local child actors (K – 12) held on Monday, March 11 at West Chester University
Do you have an aspiring young actor or actress in your family? West Chester University’s WCU Live! Performing Arts Series is holding auditions to cast 50 local children, grades K-12, in Missoula Children’s Theatre THE PIED PIPER. Performances are on Saturday, March 16, at 2 & 5 p.m. in the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building at 700 S. High Street, West Chester. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children, students and seniors and can be purchased at http://wcupatix.com/wculive.
This is the 12th year the country’s preeminent professional children’s theatre company will perform at West Chester. The highly-entertaining, original musical adaption, features two of their professional actors and the local cast. Missoula Children’s Theatre’s primary mission is to develop life skills in children through participation in the performing arts.
John Rhein, Director of Cultural and Community Affairs at West Chester University, says, “It is always a great pleasure to have Missoula Children’s Theatre here on our campus. The children who participate in the production develop so many skills and have so much fun during the week-long rehearsal process. The performances themselves are great fun and can be enjoyed by old and young alike.”
Auditions will be held Monday, March 11, 2019, at 4:30 p.m., in the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 South High Street, West Chester. No advance preparation or experience is necessary. Visit https://www.wcupa.edu/OCA/wcuLive/forms/Missoula/ to register to audition. For more information on participation requirements visit http://mctinc.org/mct-tour/parents-know/.
Enrolling over 17,000 students, West Chester University is the largest member of the 14-institution Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Founded in 1871, the University is a comprehensive public institution, offering 118 undergraduate programs, 103 master’s degree and 4 doctoral programs in more than 50 fields of study. In addition to the main campus in West Chester, the University offers programs through its graduate center, the Philadelphia campus, and online. Five colleges and two schools comprise the University: Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, and the Sciences and Mathematics, as well as the School of Music, and the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies.