Meet the cast of The Jungle Book Kids

Antler River Recreation and the Pierson Theatre Camp participants are very excited to bring you their performances of The Jungle Book Kids, the musical, on Friday, May 10, at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 11, at 3:00 p.m. in the Pierson Hall.

Each week we will be introducing some of the students that are part of the cast, and we hope that you join us at the performances to see what the kids have been preparing!

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Jordan Lee is a Grade 7 student at Pierson School and will play Shere Khan as well as part of the Ensemble. Some of Jordan’s favourite and past productions include Annie and The Lion King. Jordan says that the best part of Theatre Camp is “when you get that one time when everything goes completely perfect - it’s a great feeling”. She decided to join the Theatre Camp because she loves singing and in The Jungle Book Kids her favourite song is “The Bare Necessities”.

Amelia Alphonso is a Grade 4 students at Pierson School and will play Mowgli. Some of Amelia’s favourite and past productions include The Little Mermaid, Beauty & the Beast and Annie. Amelia says that her favourite part of Theatre Camp is the auditions! “It’s fun to wait and see what part you get for the performance. It’s also exciting to be on the stage and entertain the audience”. Amelia said that she joined the Theatre Camp because she loves acting and her sister and friends were also doing it. Amelia’s favourite song in The Jungle Book Kids is “Mowgli Run’s”.

Rori Jacobson is a Grade 6 students at Pierson School and will play King Louie as well as being part of the Ensemble. Rori’s favourite productions that she has been a part of include Beauty & the Beast, High School Musical and The Little Mermaid. Rori said that her favourite part of Theatre Camp is “when we have finished all the rehearsals and we get to perform and show off what we have worked on”. When asked why she decided to sign up for Theatre Camp, Rori said that she has done lots of plays and has so much fun when she does them that she wanted to do it again. Rori’s favourite song in The Jungle Book Kids is “I Wan’na Be Like You”.

Check out your copy of the Melita New Era next week to see more of our cast

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