Ep. 53: High School Theater Program Sets Sights on Southeastern Theatre Conference

Students from the Sanderson High School Theatre Ensemble in Raleigh are on their way to Louisville to represent the Triangle at the Southeastern Theater Conference. Their production of Oliver Lansley’s play ERNEST AND THE PALE MOON is one of two productions selected to represent the state of North Carolina next month at the national competition in Kentucky. But as you will hear, this opportunity is just the icing on the cake for these students who have discovered who they are through the theater program.

The students will present an encore production of ERNEST AND THE PALE MOON on January 30th. Proceeds from this production will benefit their trip. For more information or to support the Sanderson Theatre Ensemble, visit http://shstheatreensemble.weebly.com/.

About the Guests

Peter Comperatore is an artist, educator, award-winning director, and improviser. He has been the theater teacher at Sanderson High School since 2010. He has also directed several shows at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre (NRACT) since 2008.

Camden Trimmer is a junior at Sanderson High School and has been involved in Sanderson Theatre and local community theatre for the past three years.

Lissa Pope is a senior at Sanderson High School and is planning on pursuing a major in acting in college. She has been involved in Sanderson Theatre for four years.

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