School Production

School Production • Arts & Culture • Kaipara College

 

Each year Kaipara College present one full school production. The production is an opportunity for all students across the school to experience the joys of live performance, to particpate according to their strengths and passions. As a performing arts department we collaborate, students and staff alike, to select a production our community sees  as relevant to us, to lead in the acting, choreography, music, sound and lighting design and management, prop and set design.

Our success is driven by our students ownership in all they choose and do on the stage.

 

Jack and the Beanstalk - The Pantomine

Kaipara College is taking another leap into the unknown in 2019 by selecting a pantomine for it's school production.  This year we will be presenting Jack and the Beanstalk - the Pantomine co written by our very own Mr Stephen Lunt. Casting is now complete and are listed below. Congratulations to all who audtioned and we look forward to the fun and challenges leading up to the first show.

Cast

Jack - Sam Stenning Giants:           Hank - Andre de Beer
Dick - Ethan Payn                        Tyler - Angus Fletcher
Mother Hubbard - Tobias Mallett-Biggs Nigel - Nathan Parker
Jill - Emily Gunston Cheerleaders: Paris - Ruby Williams
Maudlin - Rose Bronlund                         Roma - Daisy Hart
Julie - Ruby Johnston                         Da’Ville - Poppy Tippett
General - Chris Rowe Goldie - Regan Neville
Heathcliffe - Josh Masterton Harpie - Grace O’Brien
Puppet Frank - Lukas Faulkner Daisy Cow - Destiny Hillman + Aria Perris
Puppet Albert - Ben Olsen  

Village Folk/Ensemble

Trader Bob - Liam Renwick Kathy - Melody Gray-Hohepa
Trader Molly - Lucy McConnell Mad Susan - Harry Daniel
Trader Sam - Morgan Dean News Urchin - Micah Millett
Trader Joe - Jess Smith Phyllis the PPP - Sammy Kay
Trader Chris - Gemma Bayley Mrs Olivier - Jasmine Gunton
Trader Max - Kate Larsen Village Idiots - Becky Pawley, Emma Welch, Jake Black-Hyland
Trader Les - Kelly-Jean Moki  
Trader In - Latesha Southern Vasey  

Jack And The Beanstalk

 

AVENUE Q the musical.

Meet the of our characters from the 2018 Kaipara College production of Avenue Q.  All puppets were made by year 13 students Niamh Read-Hayes and Rosie Roud Cochran. 

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Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages was Kaipara College's first musical in nearly two decades. In 2017 the Music and Drama department joined forces and became the Faculty of Performing Arts. As part of the creation of this new faculty we undertook our first musical. The production had nearly 60 students and 10 staff and performed to a near full house throughout its season.

The production was also acknowledged by the judging panel of the iTicket Showdown awards, being nominated for three awards and winning two categories. 

The winners were Taine Ngatai for best solo performance as rock and roll hero Stacee Jaxx and Greg McLarin (teacher) for musical directorship. Well done.

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