Missoula Children’s Theatre - 2011
Over six days, two actors/directors from Missoula Children’s Theatre conducted auditions and held daily rehearsals for children and teens to perform in an original musical play based on a children’s folktale. On the final day, two performances were held for the general public.
Event Dates, Locations and Attendance at each individual event: June 13-18, 2011 – Pelican Rapids High School; June 20-25, 2011 – New York Mills High School
Partner Organization(s): The two schools
Partner Organization(s) Contribution/Role in the Program: provided space; public libraries hosting the events registered participants, designed and carried out publicity, provided general supervision; designed and printed playbills
- 37 total participants during 12 days of rehearsal
- 298 audience members saw 4 performances
For details regarding title of play performed contact Viking Library System.
Measurable Outcomes may be collected by survey, anecdotal responses, pre-test/post-test, observations; Describe proposed end user change in Behavior, Attitude, Skills, Knowledge, Condition and/or Status.
- To introduce children to live theatre.
- To give some children the opportunity to act on stage.
- To refine the acting skills of children and to help all children gain confidence.
- The impact of their involvement with the project was noted by the parents, grandparents and caregivers of the children.
- They reported that the children “blossomed that week”; “came out of her shell”; “overcame stage fright” etc.
- Audience members also enjoyed the live theatre experience.
- The professionalism and compassion of the Missoula staff was also frequently noted.