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Annie

Enthusiastically and beautifully performed by Anwatin Middle School 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in May and June 2013.

Starring Anwatin Student Actors & Technicians

Directed by Jeffry Lusiak

Choreography by Trudy Monette

Musical Direction by Anita Ruth

Annie is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

On May 31 and June 1, 2013, over of 60 Anwatin's 6th, 7th and 8th grade actors and technicians inspired and entertained audiences with three heartwarming performances of the musical Annieabout an optimistic 11-year-old orphan girl whose only wish is to find her parents. Students rehearsed every day for eight weeks with professional artists and quality sound, lighting, sets and costumes. The school musical is one of the key ways in which Project SUCCESS helps students build confidence, gain new experiences, and learn more about themselves and each other through the power of theater. See below for the cast list, performance photos and program information.

 

Photos:

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Cast:

Annie..........................Morganna Oberdorfer

Oliver Warbucks...........Rudy Meyer

Miss Hannigan..............Olivia Haney

Grace Farrell................Merideth Jolstad

Rooster Hannigan.........Jezeir Bradley

Lilly St. Regis...............Eloise Boigenzahn

Drake.........................Simon Midtbo

Bert Healy...................Saysetha Philaphandeth

Boylen Sisters..............Soumeiya Asuwe

                                          Mary Miranda

                                          Bola Ogunlana

Orphan Ensemble:                                              

Amina Adem

Anja Henne

Brian Jordan

Camryn Simmons

Emily Abel

Faydane Ouro-Akondo

Hannah Brogdon

Imani Gates

Jamal Greene

Jasmine Salter

Juan-Pablo Guillen

Kimberly Caballero

Lieana Neal

Lizbet Martinez-Port

Lydia Zupanc

Melana Hatch

Paige Simmons

Quinlan Brogdon

Quinn Morris

Ruby Roettger

Sophia Rapacz

Stephanie Krause

Trey Gates

Xena Romero

Mansion Ensemble:

Ana Freeberg

Ashia Maxwell

Belem Gomez Vega

Ellie Rimington

Emily Miller

Handsome Kelvington-Rognholt

Jamarice Aron

Joanne Phetsamone

Juan-Pablo Guillen

Katheryn Lochen

Laurel Struwe

Leniya Morrow

Mariana Jordan

Margarita Gandara

Marli Lewis

Mayra Rendon

Neavah Lindsey

Nelson Mejia

Odessia Schmidt

Olivia Schmidt

Quintairen Bailey

Sofia Lent

Sienna Simmons

Tanizhay Freeman

Xavier Goodman

Musicians:

Conductor/Piano...........Anita Ruth

Bass...........................Joan Griffith

Drums........................Brian Glenn

Synthesizer..................Bob Elhai

Crew, Managers, and Volunteers:

Costume Manager: JoEllyn Jolstad
Production Manager:
Sai Chang
Associate Director:
Jeffrey Wells

Rehearsal Staff & Back Stage Supervisors:  Sai Chang, C. Ryan Shipley, Jeffrey Wells, Marc Bromaghim-Oropeza

Lighting, Sound, Prop, and Backstage Crew: Dominique Brewer, Iver Brevason, Kassandra Victoria, Kyle Lane, Rebekah Matson, Ronelle Caldwell, Vanessa Sanchez

Carpenters:
Jeffry Lusiak, Jeffrey Wells, Marc Bromaghim-Oropeza, Tria Vang, Laura Garcia, Kurt Blomberg, Paul Fling

Props:
Julia Hutchinson, Ginny Snow

Sound Design:
Michael Cyrs, Jordan Daoust

Costume Builders: JoEllyn Jolstad,Sharyl Gandara, Roberta Jordan

House Staff: Jenny Batten, Haily Gostas, Paige Ware, Kurt Blomberg

Special thanks to: VaNita Miller, Jasmine Corbo, Fabiola Aguilar, Joan Menken, Ed Barlow, Jennifer Pilon, Jenny Batten, Haily Gostas, Paige Ware, Paul Fling, Jane Townsend, Harleigh Gabrielson, Luann Akpan, David Kamminga, Janet & Andy Midtbo, Gary Lent, Chrissy & Terry Brogdon, Catherin Henne, Kimberlee Martinez-Port, Sharyl Gandara, Colleen Simmons, Amy Rimington, Heather Struwe & family, Dianne Schmiesing, Stagecoach Theatre Arts St. Paul, The HYPE Council, Theresa Hammel and everyone at B I Worldwide, Tom Bothof at Big Event Productions, and the Project SUCCESS Board of Directors.

We also wish to acknowledge the tremendous support of Anwatin’s awesome teachers, staff, administrators, and engineers!

We’d like to thank all the Anwatin families who donated their time and financial support to help make this production possible.

Produced by Project SUCCESS

Adrienne Diercks, Executive Director

Jenny Batten, Liz Bedard Halberg, Kurt Blomberg, Marc Bromaghim-Oropeza, Jason Brown, Sai Chang, Harleigh Gabrielson, Laura Garcia, Haily Gostas, Emily Heagle, Naheeda Hirji-Walji, Julia Hutchinson, Jeffry Lusiak, C. Ryan Shipley, Ginny Snow, Jane Townsend, Tria Vang, Paige Ware, Liz Welsh, AsaleSol Young