FORT LUPTON — An audition was held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Alice in Wonderland” on Monday, Dec. 2, at Butler Elementary.
Auditions lasted for about an hour and half, and 39 lucky students received parts for this performance. The students were assigned roles, given parts and lines to learn as well as group songs. The 39 students practiced for four hours a night for four nights and gave their performance Dec. 6.
The cast of characters included: Tall Alice - Reygan Garcia; Middle Alice - Rylee Jenkins; Small Alice - Addison Rose Richards; Margaret - Arely Santibanez; King of Hearts - Simon Martinez; Knave of Hearts - Jeffrey Seegrist; Queen of Hearts - Lizbet Saenz; Gryphon - Calista Johnson; Mock Turtle - Trinity Kirschenman; March Hare - Antonio Gonzales; Mad Hatter - Matthew Dean; Dormouse - Jesse Ceretto; Duchess - Bailey Gibbs; Cook - Jacob Flores; Fish - Samantha Horton; Frog - Alejandra Chavarria; Humpty Dumpty - Brayan Saenz; Cheshire Cat - Chelsea Palacios; Cheshire Cat - Paige Gibbs; Cheshire Cat - Ayla Martinez; Tweedle Dee - Devin Panzardi; Tweedle Dum - Moises Fuentes; Caterpillar Head - Haylee Rabas; Caterpillar Body - Di’Onna Jacobo & Mia Bennett; Rose - Angela Moreno; Tiger Lily - Jessie Crowe; Violet - Miranda Schroetlin; Larkspur - Alyssa Rodriguez; Cards - Iris Fuentes, Fallon Diaz, Vanessa Arambula; Lobsters - Neveah Young, Haylee Gropp, Jazmine Tovar, Riley Garcia, Ethan Panzardi, Letasha Sedillo, Ciara Trujillo; Backstage Assistant - Emalee Campbell; Accompanist - Bonnie Simcox; White Rabbit – Shelby Mariah Art (MCT); Tour Actor/Director – Ethan Park.
This performance was made possible by generous donations from Butler PTSA, Ace Hardware in Fort Lupton, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation of Evans, Paul Fazzini of Farmers Insurance in Fort Lupton, Fort Lupton Community Foundation, Golden Aluminum Company in Fort Lupton, Hands-on Physical Therapy in Fort Lupton, John R. Dent, P.C. in Fort Lupton, and United Power of Brighton