Antioch School performs “Jungle Book”
- Published: April 24, 2014
The Antioch School will; perform its annual musical this weekend, April 25 and 26, at the Clifton Opera House in Clifton. The school’s Older Group members, along with its third-graders, will stage the classic musical, “The Jungle Book.” The show will take place at 7 p.m. both evenings.
Each year the school puts on a spring musical, doing things a bit differently than most schools, as befits this almost 95-year-old alternative school that focuses on child-centered and individualized learning. The students choose their own play and rather than auditioning for a part, they pick their own parts. If two students want the same part, the dilemma is an opportunity for the children to practice problem-solving, according to Older Group Teacher Chris Powell, who said the school’s approach to its annual musical leads to an engaged and empowered young cast.
Pictured above are cast members, bottom row left to right, William Hale, Sarah Gansz, Corinne Totty, Dallas Glenn, Eleanor Buehrig and Zenya Hoff-Miyazaki; second row left to right, Ceron Gomez and Victoria Osborne; third row left to right, Olivia Ling, Samantha Snyder, Selah Griffin, Eliana Ling, Lida Boutis, Ella Taylor and Sam Linden; and fourth row left to right, Carter Griffin, Galen Sieck, Luka Sage-Frabotta and Carson Cooper.
For more information, contact the Antioch School at 767-7642 or go to its website, www.antiioschool.org.