Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

June 21, 2013

Two 'Peter Pan' performances in July

The Batesville Herald-Tribune

---- — The Rural Alliance for the Arts will once again bring the Minnesota-based Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre to Batesville, this time for a production of “Peter Pan” the week of July 15-20, reports RAA publicity chair Kathleen Bohman.

Up to 81 local youth ages 8-18 are needed to play the roles of Peter Pan, Wendy, John, Michael, Tinkerbelle, Crocodile, Pirates, Lost Kids and Beasts.

Auditions will be held Monday, July 15, from 8:30-11 a.m. Auditioners need to plan to be there the entire three hours. Rehearsals will be from 9 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Dress rehearsal starts at 2 p.m. Friday, July 19, and performers stay until the performance that night.

Performances will be on Friday, July 19, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m. Tickets at $5 can be purchased at the door.

All rehearsals and performances will be in the Batesville High School auditorium.

Participation is free for RAA member families. There is a $25 participation fee for nonmembers.

For more information or to download a registration form, persons may visit the RAA Web site at www.ruralalliance; or call play chair Rose Herring at 812-623-0153. Registration forms must be postmarked by July 5.

This Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre production is funded in part by the Columbus Area Arts Council and Indiana Arts Commission.