Laura Secord's original play, The Dragon, competed in the Niagara District Sears Drama Festival on February 28th, and was honoured with a number of awards. Dexter Sonier and Alley Vail won an Award of Excellence for original music, Justina Janzen, Kayleigh Gordon and Trinity Lougheed won an Award of Excellence for dance, the play won the OSSTF Award for Excellence in Exploring Social Issues Through Theatre, as well as one of 2 Best Production Awards (Welland Centennial's Sisters in Spirit will also be moving on to Regionals). The Sears Regional competition takes place at Westdale Secondary School in Hamilton April 25-28. The performance schedule has not been decided yet.
We will be performing The Dragon at the last Drama Night of the year on Wednesday, April 12th. Curtain will be at 7:00 and the cost is $5 at the door. The first act will include a number from our Musical Theatre class, a number of dance numbers from members of our competitive dance teams, and some short plays performed by DNA drama students.
The Dragon will also be performed for grade 7 and 8 students from our local elementary schools on April 21st in the morning, and again in the afternoon for Laura Secord students (this will be a twoonie buyout).
For more information, and pictures of the show, go to the Drama page
on our website.