Drama Tag

Please join us at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center for Peter and the Starcatcher, presented by Westminster Academy's high school drama department. Special thanks to our Title Sponsor, McKinnon Wright Wealth Management. Peter and the Starcatcher is a Tony Award-winning play based on the best-selling novel, which tells the story of how a lonely orphan boy becomes the celebrated character of Peter Pan. The story begins with Peter’s first adventure aboard a ship called the Neverland, where he meets his first friend, Molly. Molly is the daughter of the famous Starcatcher, Lord Astor, and they are on a mission to...

As we begin the second semester, we have some exciting dates to look forward to: January 13: Coffee with the LPA—Our Next Coffee with the LPA will be on January 13 from 8–9 a.m. in the DeVos Chapel (northeast corner of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church). Our topic will be “Anxiety: Strategies and Tools for Helping Your Child Deal with Anxiety.” Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Owner of Lighter Living Counseling, and alumna Sheilah Abadines ‘06 Ledesma will be our guest speaker. Join us to socialize with other parents, learn important information on this topic, and hear about opportunities to serve with...

Fine Arts closes out the 2021–22 school year with a magnificent performance of Cinderella, presented by Journey Kids Dental! Over 1,200 seats were sold over four performances. Our students truly shine in the spotlight, from the magnificent singing to the incredible choreography, fantastic acting, and gorgeous costumes. Special thanks to Patti White (Director), Lidia Blatz (Music Director), Joy Morris (Choreographer), and Chloe Wright (Student Director). Also, thank you to all our wonderful WA fine arts team for supporting the program and for the countless parent volunteers who gave so much of their time to set construction, painting, and working backstage,...

Our awesome WA Junior Thespians spent last weekend in Orlando at the Florida State Junior Thespian Festival. These talented 6th–8th-grade students attended performance workshops, then competed in multiple events to showcase their acting, singing, and overall performance abilities. To qualify to attend the State Festival, they first had to compete and receive a high enough score at the District level, which happened locally in November. At that competition, nine of our performance and technical theater “events” scored in that range, so those events are what the students then presented in Orlando. Some of the events featured solo students, duets/trios, and one...

Troupe 8570 did an amazing job at the Florida District 7 International Thespian Competitions. Two students earned Superiors, qualifying them for the State Competition, and seven students received Excellents. Congratulations to the following students! Superior Rankings Solo Musical: Erin Fitzgerald with "Gimme Gimme" from Thoroughly Modern Millie Solo Musical: Pauline Baxter with "With You" from Ghost Excellent Rankings Duet Musical: Chloe Wright and Madison Settembrino with "I Will Never Leave You" from Side Show Solo Musical: Mikey White with "How I Am" from Little Women Solo Musical: Lexi D’Aleo with "It's A Perfect Relationship" from Bells Are Ringing Solo Musical: Hailey Forsgren with...