Faith, and Trust, and Pixie Dust
Students from Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 wowed their audiences last Thursday and Friday with a very impressive adaptation of the classical fairy tale, Peter Pan.
The performance (directed by Mrs Arnett) followed the fictional story of the boy who won’t grow up. Matthew Sweet of Year 10 narrated the story as the audience travelled with Peter Pan and the Darling children into an enchanted world filled with Red Indians, Pirates, Fairies and the Lost Boys. Peter's character and flying sequence was truly magical and beautifully performed by Year 9 student Matthew Pringle. The Darling children included Wendy played by Sophie Lloyd (Year 10), Michael played by Emily Marley (Year 8), and John played by Luke May (Year 10). Tinker Bell was played by Reyna Sandhar (Year 7) who perfectly portrayed the sweet but sassy character who interrupted the action with humorous hair pulling tantrums. Mrs Arnett said: “The show was an incredible achievement considering many Year 9 and 10 students sat their mock exams the same week. Each and every student involved put in hard work and dedication... they even practised throughout the school break. What made this performance even more special was the help from Mr Lloyd who donated and built the entire set. A huge thank you to everyone involved. I could not be more proud of our students.” This story of courage, friendship, loyalty, and enchantment will undoubtedly be a lasting memory for our young actors, actresses, and backstage crew.