EAC Children’s Theater Jungle Book auditions nearly here

By Lori Dugan

THATCHER — Auditions for Eastern Arizona College’s Children’s Theater will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9 and Friday, Feb. 10, from 4 – 5:30 p.m., in the Activities Center – Lee Little Theater. The children will be performing Disney’s, Jungle Book Jr.  This is an adaptation of the original Disney animation.

Auditions for the play are open to all children between the ages 4-10. Auditioners should come prepared to sing, either a cappella or with their own accompanist. A piano will be available.

Everyone who auditions will receive a part. There is a $15 fee per child due at the auditions. Rehearsals will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays for one cast and Wednesdays and Fridays for the other cast, from 4-5:30 p.m.

The final production will be April 4-8. The director, Penny Whetten, encourages all interested young actors to come and audition. Contact Whetten with any questions at (928) 651-0363.