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Primary production is a hit

Posted: March 27, 2015

This week, the Year 5 and 6 students staged a production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Following that rabbit to a delightful, entertaining world of childhood fantasies, Alice entered into a world of talking animals and comic royalty. There were also the Mad Hatter’s frantic tea party, the watch-carrying White Rabbit and the talking flowers. The play gave a modern view to an old classic, where nonsense and good sense blurred into one. Secondary students were also involved in the process, developing their understanding of theatre make-up, theatre costuming, prop building, set design, lighting and sound effects. This gave all the students an opportunity to contribute, grow and shine. The enthusiasm, energy and practical assistance of the Discovery College staff, led by primary drama teacher Frank Donnoli, as well as the volunteer parents and students, made the theatre production process a rewarding experience and once again the persistence, drive, dedication and talent displayed made the show a resounding success.