|Cast of the Summer Theatre of New Canaan Junior Company’s production of Disney’s High School Musical 2. Photo courtesy of STONC.|
The show features Summer Theatre of New Canaan Junior Company young actors in 5th – 8th grades who have rehearsed for three weeks along side the Summer Theatre’s actors, choreographer Doug Shankman and directors Melody Meitrott Libonati and Jodi Stevens Bryce. The Junior Company performance is open to all and admission is free to the public.
Featured in the company are Alexandra Allen: Sharpay Evans, Mallory Bennhoff: Jenny Scott Claire Brunner: Peaches (Sharpette), Allison Demers: Gabriella Montez, Caitlin Golynker: Martha Cox, Halley Jeffrey: Violet (Sharpette), Caitlin Golynker: Martha Cox, Halley Jeffrey: Violet (Sharpette), Caroline Kelly: Lily (Sharpette), Claire Leville: Blossom (Sharpette), Johnny Renda: Ryan Evans, Grace Rucci: Kelsi Nielsen, Chase Jansen: Troy Bolton, Johann George: Chad Danforth.
The Junior Company is part of the Summer Theatre educational outreach and pre-school through young adult programs. These programs include:
Theatre for a Young Audience series based on popular culture professionally presented to provide a rich in quality theatre experience for pre- and early school age children.
TheJunior Company for middle school students learn fundamentals in acting and performance as well a presenting a show working alongside theater professionals.
The High School Apprentice Theatre Intensive which is a pre-college acting/theatre program and The DramaRamas Special Kids acting company for children 8-18 and the Professional College Internship program.
More info about the Summer Theatre of New Canaan can be found by visiting www.stonc.org
or calling 203-966-4634.