Talented siblings bring it together
As Katherine Freind prepares to direct the new Bring It On musical at the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre next month, she will do so with her children Blake, Cooper and Matilda Jenkins among the talented cast.
The production, adapted from the 2000 movie, follows cheer captain and popular girl Campbell who is forced to change schools and soon finds herself the outsider as she continues to fight for a place at the national competition.
The roles the Jenkins siblings are portraying are vastly different, with 16-year-old Blake playing transgender La Cienega, Cooper (also 16) playing music-loving Randall and 18-yearold Matilda as the school nerd.
Ms Freind said the show had energetic routines and great music.
“I’m extremely passionate about fostering youth in musical theatre and the opportunities Black Box (Performing Arts) are providing are a wonderful way to do this,” she said. is in the blood for one Harrisdale Bring It On is at the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre from February 2 to 11. Tickets from $20 and are available www.trybooking.com/SQJW. from
Cooper, Matilda and Blake Jenkins.