Workshops added to theatre events

The Missoula Children's Theatre have added to their schedule.

PORT McNEILL—A theatre workshop on makeup techniques has been added to the schedule for the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s appearance here later this month.

The touring theatre group, in conjunction with Port McNeill Family Place, has also announced its full schedule of practice times for the week of July 30-August 4, leading up to its two presentations of the musical play Hansel and Gretel.

Auditions will be held Monday, July 30, beginning at 1 p.m. at Gatehouse Community Theatre. Auditions are open to youths from Grade 1 through Grade 8, and up to 60 spots are available for actors and assistant directors.

Those chose for parts need to be available later that day for initial rehearsals, and rehearsals will continue each day with sessions from 1-3 p.m. and from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

A new addition to the schedule this season is the Let’s Makeup workshop, which will be held Friday, Aug. 3, from 7-7:45 p.m. at the Teen Centre in the Old School building.

Performances of Hansel and Gretel will take place Saturday, Aug. 4, at 3 p.m. and at 5:30 p.m. at Gatehouse Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

For info, contact Kathy Martin at 250-956-3456.

The following week, Missoula Children’s Theatre will move to Port Hardy to audition a new group of students for another pair of performances Aug. 11.

Auditions for the Port Hardy shows will take place Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 9-11 a.m. at the Port Hardy Secondary School theatre, and are open to all school-age participants in both elementary and secondary school.

Port Hardy performances of the play take place at 3 and 5:30 p.m. at the PHSS theatre.