Over 250 people were in attendance at the 14th annual Missoula Children’s Theatre residency week performance on Friday, November 10, 2017. The audience was treated to an out-of-this world sci-fi adventure as Missoula Children's Theatre and more than 50 local students presented an original musical adaptation of Gulliver's Travels. MCT Tour Actor Steven Thomas played the Invisible Force of Good, and the show was directed by MCT Tour Director Courtney Marks. The Missoula Children's Theatre residency in Clinton County was presented by Clinton County Community Education with support from Extended School Services. Thank you to Doris England, who served as accompanist for the week. And thanks so much to Grider Hill Dock for providing housing for the tour team for the past fourteen years. We couldn’t do it without you! If you missed the show, but would like to order a DVD of the performance, call Community Education Director Ammie Marcum at 387 – 3495, extension 201.
Doris England was the accompanist for the week.
The Aliens of Blefuscu were played by Cade Ipock, Mikarah Mason, Layden Moss, Dannon Dalton, Allison Shepperd, Isabelle Upchurch, Owen Staton, Haven Stearns, and Alison Claborn.
The Aliens of Lilliput were played by (front row) Sydney Lowhorn, Kaylah Boston, Jenson Johnson, & Bella Young and (back row) Noah Claborn, Esmerelda Pascual, Olivia Lee, & KayAlan Cross.
The Yahoos were played by (front row) Emily Sawyers, Camille Beaty, Saylor Hess, Madison Rigney, Luke Pyzik, & Kaylee Stearns and (middle row) Peyton Pyzik, Alyssa Rodriguez, Tessa Cross, Sadie Ipock, Corinne Beaty, & Landon Pittman. The Houyhnhnm Horses were played by (back row) McKenna Moons, Kendra Bertram, Moriah Moons, & Sadie Moons.
The Robots of Lapunta were played by (front row) Maggie Cross, Eli Melton, Loren Little, Ella Rose Smith, Chesney Harlan, & Jonna Upchurch and (back row) Aysha Sutton, Kellie Brown, Tatum Harlan, Kendall Hay, Mac Guffey, & Jasmine Brumley.
The Giant King, Queen, and Princess of Brobdingnag were played by Autumn Langley, Katelyn Perez, and Ashton Daniels. The Giant Wasp was played by Lily Hickman.
Shelby Catron, Jase Sohm, Claire Guffey, & Emma Tompkins (front row) served as Assistant Directors throughout the week. Hayden Garrett was Gulliver 1, Christian Derryberry was the Maniacal Scientist of Lapunta, Johnathan Richardson was JCN (Jason), and Evan Little was Gulliver 2.