Christina Franc & Alexandra Markes
July 4th and 5th, the field behind Grove Hall in Huntingdon, was lit up with the dramatic performance of Harry the King: The Famous Victories of Henry V, adapted from William Shakespeare played by the Repercussion Theatre. With a cast of nine actors and actresses, playing over 20 various characters, it was an impressive show for all ages, from the Styrofoam sword fights to the sometimes desperate attempts to speak French.
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On May 18th about 100 students from l'Ecole de danse Neva Shelton presented a variety of fairy tales danced to lively Disney tunes at the Valspec Theatre in Valleyfield.
The show began with 5 student choreographies which had been presented at the Cecchetti Quebec Contest, including two first place winners. Next up were contemporary students representing school girls.
Approximately 200 people of all ages braved the returning snow last week to attend “Les mariés de la Tour Eiffel” by Jean Cocteau.
(Picture on the left: From left to right: Cindy- Lou Scott, Francine Lussier, David Seguire, Allan Vaincourt and Jeremy Caron.)
Lights, Cameras, Chocolate. This past weekend the students from the Grade 11 and Grade 10 Performing Arts classes took us on a magical journey through the story of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Photo courtesy of Anne-Marie Samson
The sixth annual Apple Hollow Music Fest was held on July 13. The sun shone over performers and a happy audience enjoying the live music.
McMillan Orchards hosted the intimate event for fans of folk, roots, blues, bluegrass and ragtime music.
A typical madcap scene from the farce
Rapproche des arts offered its first major theatrical production at Grove Hall in Huntingdon over the last two weeks. The seven performances, running from June 21st to 29th, sold out to enthusiastic crowds who were treated to the finest in British farce theatre.