Nolan Elementary Drama Club Presents "The Wizard Of Oz"

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Nolan Elementary Drama Club will present the musical "The Wizard of Oz" on Thursday, at 7 p.m. It will be held in Nolan gymnasium. Nolan is at 4435 Shackleford Ridge Road, Signal Mountain, Tn. 37377. The school phone number is 423 886-0898.  Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Officials said there are many educational benefits students can receiving from performing in a musical. Some of these skills include:

  • appreciation for the arts, music and literature
  • following directions
  • inferencing
  • learning new vocabulary
  • listening
  • marketing
  • memory
  • patience
  • paying attention
  • paying attention to details
  • performing in front of an audience
  • perserverance
  • public speaking
  • publicity
  • reading
  • respect
  • self-discipline
  • teamwork  

The Nolan Drama Club is open to Nolan Elementary students in grades third through fifth. Auditions are held in the fall and the production is held in the spring. Any Nolan students who would like to participate are welcomed. 

The Wizard of Oz Cast

Dorothy       Josie Miller

Wicked Witch       Olivia Speek

Toto        Adrienne Johnson

Auntie Em       Alexis Poe

Uncle Henry       John Wallace

Wizard        Ryan Griggs

Tin Man       Emma Lambeth

Scarecrow       Keegan Perez

Lion        Ethan Fell

Glinda        Maggie Meller

Munchkin Mayor      Zachary Huseman

Coroner       Jacob Gravett

Barrister       Will Zukowski

Doorman       Emily Patton

Guard        Shawna Campbell

Niko        Will Hudson

Head Winkie       Nathan Menzel

Speaking Ensemble - Ellie Greene, Edie Hansen, Lauren Roddy, Emilee Swafford

Ensemble - Lily Andrews, Lindsey Baker, Aislinn Bird, Annie Boals, Carson Bock, Anna Beth Coffman, Paige Coogan, Allie Dwyer, Justin Ellis, Cybelle Gable, Jessica Houck, Gigi Huffine, Tara Jessen, Megan Kincer, Katie Kraus, Andrew Lambeth, Joseph Lanphier, Katelin Little, Tori Maples, Eliza McGann, Darcy McNally, Harlee Meydrech, Josie Portilla, Joy Priddy, Nash Rock, Madi Roddy, Claire Smiley, Jack Summerlin, Abi Teal, Kenna Verner, Sarah Vernetti, Kennedy Webster

Nolan Drama Club Faculty Sponsors

Rebecca Clark - music teacher

Grace Cleary - 2nd grade teacher

Sherry Johnston - 4th grade teacher

Kristin Sharp - 2nd grade teacher

Nolan Drama Club Productions

2007     Emperor's New Clothes

2008     Alice in Wonderland

2009     Charlotte's Web

2010     The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

2011     Really Rosie

2012     The Sword in the Stone

2013     The Wizard of Oz

 



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