Friday, June 11, 2010

Regan's 2nd Grade Rainforest Extravaganza

Regan's entire 2nd grade performed their year-end program last night. It was amazing. Regan's school is an art magnet school, which basically means that they integrate art into all their schoolwork. They have been studying the rainforest, so to close the year out the performed "The Rainforest", a musical. They made their own props, created the backdrop which was so beautiful, practiced their songs, learned parts and choreography, etc. It was performed at the high school's performing arts center. It was truly amazing. Here are a few shots and clips from the night...

In the clips, you'll have to look for Regan. She was a black army ant. One of the clips shows her marching with the rest of her class, army-style. The drill sergeant's voice comes from her teacher, Mr. Broyles, who was on stage in camo. I inherited my mom's ability to cry over anything not warranting emotion, had tears running down my face the entire performance. I am such a baby...
The first clip is just a stage shot. Regan was not actually on stage yet.


Here she is marching. They were told not to smile or look for/wave to their parents. They are fierce army ants and were to behave as such. She is the last in line.


From the closing number.



Rebekah said...

That's awesome!

Garth and Linda said...

That looks like a great program. I hope that the auditorium was full.