Missoula Children's Theatre offers youth theatrical opportunity


From a break down in Montana to the bright stage lights in Kimball, the Missoula Children’s Theater has come a long way.

In the summer of 1970 unemployed actor, Jim Caron was traveling from Chicago to Oregon for a friend’s wedding when his vehicle broke down.

While waiting for the repairs at the nearest service station, in Missoula Mont., Caron auditioned for a part in Man of La Mancha, and was given the role of “Sancho”.

Caron along with Don Collins, the actor portraying Don Quixote, organized a troupe to perform for children in the area in local movie theaters.

The plays were a hi...

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