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The Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts wrapped up its Drama division yesterday, adjudicated by Melanie Whyte, an actor and singing teacher currently living in Winnipeg.
Whyte adjudicated solo poetry and readings, as well as monologues, speeches, skits, readers’ theatres, and choral speaking.
The Festival will continue next week with the Piano (April 18-22) and Instrumental (April 21-22) divisions.
Drama
(April 14)
•Choral Speaking, Religious, Grade 1, 2 and 3—1. Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program (First-Class Honours), directed by Wilma Kooistra
•Choral Speaking, Kindergarten—1. Robert Moore School (Honours), directed by Sarah Kivimaki and Crystal Cain
•Choral Speaking, Grade 1—1. Robert Moore School (First-Class Honours), directed by Hue Eldridge 2. J.W. Walker School (First-Class Honours), directed by Shar Gilbert
•Choral Speaking, Grade 2—1. St. Michael’s School (First-Class Honours), directed by Rae-Ann Wood 2. J.W. Walker School (First-Class Honours), directed by Keira Chown
•Elementary Skit, Grade 6-8—1. Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program (First-Class Honours), directed by Yvonne Veldhuisen
•Choral Speaking, Grade 5—1. St. Francis School (First-Class Honours), directed by Tina Gurski 2. Robert Moore School (Honours), directed by Julie Ste. Croix
•Choral Speaking, Grade 3—1. Robert Moore (First-Class Honours), directed by Alexis Norris 2. (tie) J.W. Walker School (Honours), directed by Nicole Evans, and Sturgeon Creek School (Honours), directed by Wilma Kooistra
•Choral Speaking, Grade 6-8—1. Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program (Honours), directed by Yvonne Veldhuisen
Marks of 90 or above are awarded a First-Class Honours standing; marks of 85-89 are awarded an Honours standing.
All the results can be found at www.ff-festival.com
The annual “Highlights Concert” will take place Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre.