All Grade Levels, Theatre, Educational Programming for Children of all Ages
DISCIPLINE // Theatre
GRADE LEVELS // K-12
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION // Since 1970, Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) has provided the Missoula community empowering and exciting educational programming to children of all ages and abilities. Ranging from full musical performances to integrate theatre lessons featuring your curriculum, MCT has a wide array of theatre resources and can create unique programming to fit your needs.
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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION // The following programs are available to your class. However, if you do not see something that meets the needs of your students – please contact us! We will be happy to create a new experience with you!
- Improve reading skills in special education classes using a reader’s theatre script of The Wizard of Oz (CS Porter, Meadow Hill).
- Exploring light and sound waves by performing shadow puppet stories from Frog and Toad (Rattlesnake 1st Grade).
- Bi-lingual Spanish performances for the entire school community (Paxson, 3rd Grade).
- Reinforce math concepts through performing story problems.
- Examine historical events and viewpoints through monologue creation and performance.
- Create script adaptions of stories that are being studied and read in class.
- Discover the relationships in biomes through mime.
- Analyze the cause and effect of social interactions through structured role playing.
- MCT is the arts enhancement experience for all MCPS 2nd grade classes. All 2nd grade classes attend a Theatre for Young Audiences performance at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts. Before their arrival, MCT conducts pre-show visits with each class to prepare them for their time at MCT.
PRIMARY CONTACT // Matt Loehrke, Education Director
ADDRESS // 200 N. Adams St., Missoula, MT 59802
BADGES EARNED //
The Kennedy Center Foundation in Arts Integration: 2015
The Kennedy Center Foundation in Arts Integration: 2016
SPARK! Artist Training 2017
Ignite the Future: SPARK! Teaching Artist Training 2018
Embracing Differences to Make a Difference: Professional Development Training: September 2018