Ararat school musical
Months of rehearsals will culminate in an Ararat Primary School musical of ‘intergalactic proportions’ tomorrow and Friday night at 7pm.
Ararat Primary School 800 grade five and six students will perform an original production, ‘Schmozzle’, at Ararat Performing Arts Centre.
Directors and teachers David Collins and Matt Haddow said the musical, telling the story of two young adventurers as they rise up against an ‘evil emperor’, involved all of the school’s grade five and six students.
They said it was fantastic to see children develop skills, talent and confidence as they progressed through the process of auditioning and applying for roles.
“Seeing students increase in confidence has been amazing,” Mr Haddow said.
“Improvements in acting, voice projection and working as a team have been the stand outs.
“All five and six students are involved in various ways, from being a primary cast member and attending rehearsals both in and out of school, to a behind-the-scenes role involving creation of props, advertising, lighting and choreography.”
Mr Collins said people could book a ticket online at www.trybooking.com/beqfe.
Adult tickets cost $15, children aged two to 18 years $5, and children under age two can attend free of charge.