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The Show Must Go On: GVPAA Updates

We are performing a Spooktacular on October 17 at the back parking lot of the high school. This event features a socially distanced trunk or treat designed by set and tech crew and performances by the GVPAA drama club, GVHS dance team, and the GVHS drumline. Signups for guests are full, but we will be doing an encore performance at Glen Eagle Shopping Center the first week in November. 

Drama Club created videos on life skills, music, singing and dance alongs, and reading aloud to be used by special education students and teachers throughout the district. With topics as diverse as how to wear a mask and how to make banana pudding the drama students and life skills students have really enjoyed the collaboration. Drama students have also volunteered to be Zoom peer buddies for life skills students at all levels. 

Auditions were this week for the fall performance of Our World Stopped, a play written by the students & Mrs. Arters, and the spring show Disney’s Newsies. Our World Stopped will be monologues and dance numbers filmed and then edited together to form a documentary type rendition of what life has been like for students for the last six months. It will be broadcast through a streaming service in late November. Newsies will be filmed on locations in different places around the local area that can be made to look like late nineteenth century New York and Brooklyn.  Set and tech crew are currently scouting locations. The films will then be edited together to form a full show. The show will stream in late spring.

All our vocal practices, set builds, and dance practice filming are 100% outside (except some use of stage for storage and use of bathrooms) and are 100% socially distanced and masked.  We look forward to keeping theater alive in GV.

Drama club meets on Zoom and in person. Contact Mrs. Arters to join. 

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