Sarah Raymond (10), who plays the character Miriam, shows a bag to Lisa Barooah (10), playing Olivia, and Joel Morel (11), playing Cody. In "And Action," Miriam is a high schooler who plays a French villain in her friend's movie.
Student performers presented the annual Student Directed Showcase, a performing arts event directed by seniors, this Friday and Saturday evening from 7 to 9 pm.
Performed in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center’s Patil Theater (RPAC), the showcase includes four 30-minute skits. Emmy Huchley will direct “And Action,” Neha Premkumar will direct “26 Pebbles,” Ellie Lang-Ree will direct “Stop Kiss” and Dilara Ezer will direct “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).”
This past week, performers rehearsed in the RPAC. Take a peek into their dress rehearsal last Thursday below.
Nicole TianAbigail Wisdom (12) and Olivia Esparza (12) apply makeup in the dressing room. Abigail plays a reporter in “26 Pebbles.”
Nicole TianMarina Logue (12) and Aditi Bharti (10) recite their lines to each other before going on stage.
Nicole TianAlexander Kumar (10) holds a candle while practicing as Lauren Beede (11) and Vaishnavi Murari (10) look on. It was their turn to go on stage soon after this.
Nicole TianKatelyn Chen (11) and Esha Deokar (12) drink from mugs in the play “Stop Kiss.”
Nicole TianAryana Far (12) speaks to a group of parents in “26 Pebbles.” This play is about Newton, Connecticut after the Sandy Hook Shooting.
Nicole TianAbigail Wisdom’s (12) character explains to Marina Logue’s (12) character that she is collecting the cards sent to Newton, Connecticut after the Sandy Hook Shooting.
Nicole TianLisa Barooah (10), who plays Olivia, and Grant Miner (11), who plays Dean, have a conversation in the play “And Action.”