Socorro youth to star in The Emperor’s New Clothes

Sign up for the Emperor, his close friends and topics, and the fast paced Silkworms this Saturday, June 11 when the Missoula Children’s Theatre and a lot more than 30 nearby students current an initial musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen common, “The Emperor’s New Apparel.”

Taking part in the title character of the Emperor is area university student Liam Demorest. Other showcased performers involve Keller Ford as ManyPenny, Johanne Hansen as Royal Scholar Roxy and Abby Watkins as Royal Scholar Red. The Kings will be Chase Chavez and Kurt Kimble, and the Queens will be Rem Jaquez and Belen Padilla. The Funds Council will be Owen County, Adam Cunningham, Zayn Hoke, Kara Kimble, Remington Ortiz, Jaxon O’Toole and Samantha Quezada. Gem, the Royal Jeweler, is Freya Hansen. Boots, the Royal Cobbler, is Jada Reid. The Royal Hatter, Lid, will be performed by Sharidyn Cosentino. The Royal Tailor, Sew, will be played by Lavelle Jacobs. The Royal Artisans are Kellen Demorest, Aria Jacobs, Afdab Noorstan, and Laila Noorstani. Eventually, the Royal Silkworms will be performed by Lydia Bowles, Nevaeh Chavez, Hannah Cosentino, Quinn County, Jesse Cunningham, Alejandra Esquivel, Madeline Jacobs, Ava Ortiz, Vedy Patidar and Laylah Rice. Gabriel Hiriart has served as assistant director throughout the week.

The Emperor’s New Apparel will be introduced at 1 and 3 p.m. at the Macey Middle. Tickets, which are $5 for grown ups and totally free for youth, will be out there at the doorway.

The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency in Socorro, N.M., is supported by Metropolis of Socorro, Socorro Consolidated Faculties, NMT Carrying out Arts Sequence, and the Betty Clark Memorial. For more information, call or e-mail Dana Chavez at 575-835-5688, [email protected].