Auditions for area children for LPCA’s fall theatre

LAKE PLACID – The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host open auditions for area children.

This fall, LPCA Children’s Theatre will present “The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad,” directed by Jessica Deeb.

All children in grades 1 thru 8 are invited to attend the auditions. Older and younger children will be considered.

Each child should prepare a song (“Happy Birthday” is a great one) and be dressed for moving and dancing. Auditions are Sunday, Aug. 25 and Monday, Aug. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m.

All children should enter the LPCA through the back door marked ‘Performer’s Entrance’ and follow signs upstairs to the theatre.

Approximately two-dozen children will be cast. Rehearsals will be held at the LPCA after school and on weekends. Participation in this program is free.

“The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad” will open on the LPCA stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. Additional performances will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

For more information about auditions, contact the Arts Center at 518-523-2512.

This Rising Star production is funded in part by the Lake Placid Education Foundation, and the Joy to the Children Benefit.