Waterfall pupils mesmerise audiences

2018-06-26 06:00
Abigail Kane lead a talented cast in Waterfall College’s annual drama production, ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’.PHOTO: supplied

Abigail Kane lead a talented cast in Waterfall College’s annual drama production, ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’.PHOTO: supplied

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

WATERFALL College presented Alice Through the Looking Glass, in partnership with Theatrefolk, on Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1.

The show saw 28 pupils flexing their artistic muscle, giving the audience many laughs, and even a few tears.

Waterfall College Principal Jeanette van der Merwe said they are dedicated to offering drama, music, design and public speaking to all their pupils. “This year’s drama production has entertained our families and friends, while simultaneously raising the bar of culture, at Waterfall College.” she said

Costumes, set and lighting created the backdrop for a delightful experience, enhancing an impressive display of talent by the students.

Production Director, and Head of Drama at Waterfall College, Greg Kyle said they chose the Lindsay Price script because they wanted to do something different, in terms of style, from previous years.

“This is a sort of dreamy, surreal, non-comedy, and unlike the parodies we have previously done,” said Kyle.

The audience was introduced to a charming cast of characters. Alice, the leading character, was played by grade 11 pupil Abigail Kane, drew the audience into Alice’s other-worldly experience and explored the wonderland through the looking glass.

From the delightful talking flowers, to the White Queen, played by grade 12 pupil Brooklyn Webster, and the feisty Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee, played by grade 12 pupil,Tafadzwa Thabethe and Andraya Kruger, all aspects of Alice’s world were on show.

At the end of the final performance, on Friday night, there were few dry eyes in the hall as Head Boy Dylan Cooper, who played the White King as well as being a wonderland chorus member, thanked Mr Kyle for his guidance.

The annual drama production is a team effort by parents, students and staff of the school. Waterfall College is grateful to all those who have made Alice Through the Looking Glass a memorable showcase of talent, fun and entertainment.

Waterfall College forms part of Waterfall Schools, a dynamic educational hub offering a personalised journey from 12 months to grade 12, all within a uniquely beautiful South African setting.

— Supplied

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/World
 

Kim Kardashian-West buys fake testicles to boost her dog’s self-esteem

Kim Kardashian is known for her over-the-top lifestyle and crazy spending habits. This may be a little extreme though…

 

Paws

10 tips on exercising your dog
Our top picks for doggo post of the week
Meet the unstoppable two-legged cat taking over the interwebs!
10 foods you should NEVER feed your dog!
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.