Beauty and the Beast

On Wednesday 29th July 2009, teachers, backstage crew and a cast of 90 students all gathered at Mandurah Performing Arts Centre for the production of 'Beauty and the Beast Jr'.

This was the technical rehearsal and the moment everyone involved had been waiting for. Since the start of work on the production in February, we would finally see the entire show come together with added lighting, sets, costumes and on a brand new stage.

The following day emotions ran high at the dress rehearsal as we realised it would be the last time that the production was performed without an audience.

Friday 31st July, show day! We would be performing a matinee show for local schools and an an evening performance for family, friends and anyone who wished to attend. After a frantic morning of makeup and costumes the show ended to the sound of cheers and applause.

On Saturday 1st August, we performed the final show to another lively and appreciative audience, with some people there for a second time.

With all three performances finished and the final curtain down, everyone felt a mixture of happiness and sadness as we realised it was the end.

On behalf of all the students who performed, we would like to thank all those who helped make 'Beauty and the Beast Jr' such a resounding success.

We will never forget the joy of Tranby's 'Beauty and the Beast Jr'.

Thanks for the memories..........

Ben Leeming and Harriet Fettis (aka Lumiere and Mrs Potts)