Performing Arts Society Report 2018
The Performing Arts Society had a successful year. As a group, they hosted their first major fundraiser: The Masquerade Ball. It was a roaring success! They also hosted the annual One Act Plays. But it was Duppie House that stole the show. Duppie won for the second year in a row.
The President, Britney Shaw, receives gold in the senior dance tap straight category in addition to double gold in the senior dance tap character category in the Friendly City Dance Festival. She ended this festival on a high winning runner up in the overall Senior Dance Championships. Our Vice-President, Erika Visser, is a jack of all trades on the stage – recognised in the Alexander Play Festival – she won “Best Performer” and Pearson was placed first!
Gemma Bisseker was born dancing! Gemma led one trio and danced one solo at the Candice Johnstone Dance Academy production at the Opera House called Flamboyance. At the Port Elizabeth Dance Festival, Gemma was the runner up to the Ballet junior championship, a contemporary junior championship finalist, and won the best junior trophy for Ballet. She was the National: Ballet and contemporary 13-14 years category winner.