The Golden Age of Hollywood comes to life in this over the top version of the classic tale. Set on a movie set in the 1930s, everything that can go wrong does! Sleeping Beauty continues the Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre (PFCT) tradition of retelling the classics – with a musical twist.
Up to 74 local young people are needed to play the roles of Rose, Mallory, Colin, Eugene, Becki, Gwen, Julia, Anna, and the rest of the Movie Stars; The Director, Assistant Director, Producer, Cameraman, Assistant Cameraman, Make-Up Girl, Soundman, Dance Coach, Sheep Wrangler, Coffee Girl, Chauncy, Chancy, Chintzy, The Reporter, The Henchmen, and The Sheep. Two professional actors/directors from Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre’s Staff will direct the production and play the roles of the bumbling Hypnotist, and The Queen Diva of all Stage Mothers.
If you, or your son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, niece, nephew, or young neighbor or friend are between 7 and 18, and would like to be part of this exciting production, read on…
Auditions will be held on Monday, June 24, starting at 9:00 am. The audition process lasts up to two hours and all those auditioning are required to be in attendance for its entirety. Auditions are open to anyone age 7 – 18. No preparation or experience is necessary for the audition. Roles are available for singers, non-singers, dancers, non-dancers and anyone with enthusiasm for theatre! A portion of the cast will be required to stay following auditions for a shots rehearsal.
Rehearsals As noted above, some actors may be required to start rehearsing immediately following auditions. For the remainder of the week (Tuesday through Friday), rehearsals will be held from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, with performances scheduled for Saturday June 29 at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm.
Thanks to generous sponsorship by Gogebic Range United Way, there is no charge to children to participate in this exciting week-long program.