Alice in Wonderland Plays to a Full House
“The students’ adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s famous novel ‘Alice in Wonderland’ was a huge hit at both Bradbury School, performed for the entire Year 5 cohort, and at Island School” said Head of Drama, Sophie Welsh. The students opened the Winter Gala at the Sha Tin Wai campus with two shows on the 7 December 2018. The audience turn-out was so great that some people were turned away from the drama studio when it reached capacity seating!
Welsh, “There were excellent performances from the entire ensemble. Congratulations to all of the students involved in the BTEC Performing Arts ‘Alice in Wonderland’ production.”
The cast of BTEC Performing Arts students offered some insight into the process of bringing the story to life:
Being a part of this production we can honestly say that we developed a relationship as an ensemble which was clearly conveyed on stage. Our months of work has brought us closer together and we have gone from strangers to a family. The performance itself is something we as a company are very proud of because we took a fabulous children’s story and made it into something magical, spectacular, and entertaining! Facing issues throughout the process was a part of learning and helped our dramatic skills mature. Doing three performances helped us gain confidence in ourselves and trust each other’s abilities to elevate each performance.
The cast’s thoughts on production… “It was really fun and very engaging.” “Kisha’s accents and facial expressions were very funny!” “It was a fun, fulfilling journey and we learnt a lot of skills throughout.”
“We, the performing arts students now known as the ‘Down the Rabbit Hole and Co’. would like to thank Ms Welsh, Ms De Borja, Mr Tuffs and Mrs Scott for their support and guidance.”
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Written By Julia Mulrooney, Communication and Information Officer