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Students Stretching Out of Their Comfort Zones
Posted 10/27/2017 09:21AM

 

"The Tryouts," "The Funeral," and "The Note"

 

Middle School Drama Elective

On Friday, October 20th, a group of twelve students performed three short plays for their families and peers.  This was a culmination of the first session of the “Drama Elective.”  The twelve students were assigned roles in each play and had only four rehearsals to prepare for the performances.  This was a tight timeline, but the students rose to the challenge.  All three plays were comedies and definitely brought some smiles and laughter from a receptive audience.  Afterwards, the young actors enjoyed some well-deserved refreshments and watched a video of their skits to help them learn from the performances.   

 

“The Tryouts” (Lauren, Jaide, Rebekah, and Margaret)

When three girls are planning to audition for a play that involves unrequited love, a misunderstanding about fiction and real-life sets the stage for an unsuspecting and confused young man.

middle school drama elective - the tryouts

“The Funeral” (Jamison, Sophie, and Emma)

Two friends try to help their other friend overcome her grief over the loss of her pet hamster.  As the friend laments a world without “Fluffy” and falls in a heap of sadness, her best friends find a way to divert her attention.

middle school drama elective - the funeral

 

“The Note” (Katelyn, Naima, Grace, Cole, Cyrus, and Mrs. DeLong)

One young lady in English class is tortured by two boys that intercept a private note about a boy she likes.  The boys take pleasure in teasing and taunting, as she and her two best friends plead for the note’s return.

middle school drama elective - the note

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