One of the funniest plays every written: A British farce inside a British farce! Sardines, mayhem, laughs and more! Director’s Note: Noises Off is one of my favorite comedies! I love the play within a play format. This allows us to see theatre in all it’s glory and misfortunes… and laugh at it: laugh at us, theatre people. This is my second time directing this hysterical play and I’m enjoying the journey all over again. It is good to … [Read more...] about Noises Off
Director's Note: This class is awesome! They have an amazing energy and they are so funny so Shrek was the perfect choice for their class project! Shrek teaches such a great life lesson too! “What makes us special, makes us strong.” We are each unique and those unique qualities make us the best us. There’s no need to be anyone else, you are the most amazing you. So learn to love yourself for all the things that make you special, embrace … [Read more...] about ELA’s SHREK
We asked a few cast members to describe Princess Academy in one word. Their answers included Self-Discovery, Believe, Self Worth, Purpose, Fearless, Caring, Strength, Love, and Confidence. These words are right in line with the hopes that Shannon Hale expressed in the question and answer session after opening night. Fighting back tears she said that if there’s one thing she hopes people take away from this book, it is that teenage girls are … [Read more...] about Teenage Girls Empowered by Princess Academy
The Kensington Singers is a new program featuring 40 singers! Their first concert will be March 18, 2017! Look for more details soon! We are excited to welcome a new conductor, Austin Thorpe, and assistant conductor, Logan Bingham! More Kensington Singer information! … [Read more...] about The Kensington Singers
ELA is proud to present Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3Lk2Qt1TKU Production Information ELA's Beauty and the Beast performed October 6-14, 2016. Cast List Villagers/Flatware Cast A Allison, Liam Anderson, Aubrey Barr-Allen, Sara Burns, Dancan Burt, Lyndsey Campbell, Calise Clawson, Sophie Elgren, Anna Gardner, Shelby Heninger, Robyn Hernandez, Frederick Hewlett, … [Read more...] about ELA’s Beauty and the Beast
Les Miserables performed in June, 2016. Director's Note: "The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves." ~Victor Hugo, Les Miserables Les Miserables teaches so many lessons in just 2 1/2 hours! For my vision, I used the quote above as our focus for this production. So many people yearn to be seen for who they really are in their most miserable moments. And when some one does truly see them and … [Read more...] about Les Miserables, School Edition, 2016
Seussical toured elementary school in the fall of 2016 Show Photos … [Read more...] about Seussical the Musical!
TBC was designed to give teens an intensely memorable theatre experience. Think theatre school on steroids and that is TBC... if you dare! Director's Note I LOVE TBC! Every year we get to work intensely with another amazing group of teens. This year’s focus was on becoming more versatile. Students were cast in contrasting roles. The ensemble learned seven different styles of Musical Theatre. We worked HARD, made new friends, and had an … [Read more...] about Teen Boot Camp, 2016: Be Versatile!
2016 Company Production: The Drowsy Chaperone The Drowsy Chaperone revolves around one musical theatre fan’s obsession with a fictional 1928 musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone. As he listens to the recording, the characters come to life in his apartment. Winner of 5 Tony awards, you won't want to miss this hysterical musical! The Drowsy Chaperone performed Feb 19-March 5, 2016 on ELA's Main Stage. The Cast of Drowsy Chaperone … [Read more...] about The Drowsy Chaperone
Junie B. Jones toured elementary school in the fall of 2015. https://youtu.be/iFIfbs_Q2Z8 Show Photos … [Read more...] about Junie B. Jones, The Musical