36 children have a role in ‘Jungle Book’ | Community

Public performances of Disney’s “The Jungle Book KIDS” will be held at Clark Wood Elementary School Auditorium at 110 Addison Hill Road in Elkland at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19. Entry to the gate is chargeable. you can.

The show’s beloved characters are played by the 36 students in grades four through ten attending Hamilton-Gibson’s Winter Theater Arts Camp in Elkland. They are all residents of communities in the Northern Tioga School District.

The after-school camp will end this Thursday, March 17. Campers learned all about theater arts, from vocal training and improvisation to music, choreography, art, costumes and stage movement. The camp sponsor is the Deerfield Charitable Trust.

“The Jungle Book KIDS” is a family musical based on the 1967 Disney animated film of the same name and features a host of its colorful characters and songs. Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run. The two encounter Kaa, a sinister serpent; a herd of elephants and a giant bear named Baloo; race for their lives after surviving a dangerous encounter with a gang of monkeys led by King Louie; and, when Shere Khan returns, rally their animal companions into battle and restore peace to the jungle.

The cast includes: Emma Walters as Bagheera, Bella Boom as Baloo, Haven T. Greene as Colonel Hathi, Johanna Terpstra as Kaa, Desirae Stickler as King Louie, Alexander VanDusen as Mowgli and Aiden Allen as Shere Khan.

Also in the cast: Ellie Jo Allen, Braelynn Bock, Jennifer Bousquet-Sutton, Mallory Brewer, Kealon Cade, Kaelynn Cole, Olivia Collum, Carolyne Dorn, Trey Flowers, Lillah Gillett, Kinli Gehman, Lainey Hackett, Faith Houghtaling, Madilynn Hurd, Carrigan Kemp, Madeline-Ann Knapp, Ruthie Krellner, Noah Mattison, Lillian Moon, Collan Odell, Sadie Plunkert, Janaasa Robinson, Kyra Sawyer, Ben Schoonover, Isaiah Terpstra, Alivia Townsend, Kenedy VanGorden, Emma Walter, Lilyonna Widger, Lennon Worthington and Jaelyn Young.

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