Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts will be inviting local students ages 7-18 to participate in a week-long theatre production experience. The show will be Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre’s original musical production of “Robin Hood”.

Local young people are needed to play the roles of: Robin Hood, Cook Henny, Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlett, Maid Marian, her Tutors Ariel, Juliette, and Wilhelmina, Prince John, The Sheriff of Nottingham’s daughters Anabel and Jezebel, The Sheriff’s Deputies, Bluebell, Poppy, The Faeries, “Grunt” The King of the Gnomes, and Gnomes of Sherwood Forest. Two professional actor/directors from Prairie Fire will direct the production and play the roles of Flora, The Queen of the Faeries and The Sheriff of Nottingham.

Any student age 7 -18 may register to participate. The fee to register will be $69 per child. Everyone who registers will be cast (unless cast capacity is reached), but will be required participate in the audition process on April 24th which could take up to two hours so they can be cast in the appropriate role. No preparation is necessary. A portion of the cast will be required to stay following the auditions for a rehearsal session. Rehearsals will be held throughout the remainder of the week between the hours of 4pm-8:15pm, with performances scheduled for Friday, April 28th at 7pm & Saturday, April 29th at 2pm, at the Valencia Arts Center (home of MCA).

Tickets to the performance will be $5 per person and will be in the MCA office during business hours the week of the performance and at the door, 1 hour prior to the performance.

MCA is also home to the Dance Repertory Company which produces two productions a year, including a biennial production of the classic ballet The Nutcracker. Nervous about auditions? Check out our audition workshops and audition tips blog post.

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