This year we are are welcoming back the Missoula Children’s Theatre at Gardner for a week of workshops, casting, rehearsals and performance.
King Arthur, of legend and song, strode across Medieval England with courage and confidence…or did he? What if the troubles of his kingdom threatened to overwhelm him? Watch the Damsels in Distress sound the warning of trouble. Witness the Lady of the Lake as she produces the sword in the stone. Hide with the Camelotians when the Ghost of Arthur’s father visits the castle. See the Giant tower over the questing knights. Cheer for the King when he makes friends with the terrible dragon. Listen in as Morgan le Fey and Mordred propose a better plan. Join the Knights and Squires of the Round Table as they try to do the right thing. Hope for the best outcome as your favorite characters of Camelot – Arthur, Guinevere, Merlin, Taleisin, The Raven, and Lancelot wrestle with the challenges faced by their people. Follow the original twist on this familiar story as it weaves its way through a landscape full of surprises!
Please consult the above table for rehearsal times. Once cast into a specific role, your student will receive a more detailed schedule which includes their personal rehearsal schedule. (Loowit students age 6-7 will only rehearse in the first afternoon rehearsal times, Wednesday through Friday).
Admission to Saturday performances is free to the Gardner Community, but must be reserved in advance. Tickets are available for two difference showings. We ask that you choose ONE of the two performances to allow as many parents as possible to attend. CLICK HERE to reserve seats.
Saturday, February 2nd
12:00pm – 1:00pm
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Courtney Brooke Marks
Courtney is thrilled to tour with the Missoula Children’s Theatre! She is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a BA in theatre (emphasis in performance). Her favorite show credits include: “Rona Lisa Peretti” in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; “Mammy” in Wiley and the Hairy Man; and “Mrs.Fezziwig/Charwoman” in A Christmas Carol. She thanks her family, friends, and professors for their love and support.
Christopher is very excited to tour with the Missoula Children’s Theatre! Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he graduated in May of 2017 with a BFA in musical theatre from Viterbo University in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. His favorite roles included “Brian” in Avenue Q; “Abraham” inAltar Boyz; and “Theo” in Pippin, as well as assisting in the costume and makeup departments. He would like to thank his family and friends for all of the love and constant support!
The Gardner School – Missoula Children’s Theatre 2017 Production of Peter & Wendy – see a sample of the type of production that happens under the direction of Missoula Children’s Theatre
ORGANIZE THE CAST PARTY – Following the performances on Saturday, 2/2, we are looking for one or two parents to organize a celebration for the cast members. Contact Dana if you are interested.