Upcoming Production of Footloose To Come In April

After a strong start to the school year with the productions of Alice In Wonderland and And Then There Were None, the ACHS theater department recently casted the actors for the spring musical of Footloose.

Choosing the contemporary, 1984 production for the annual spring show, the department wanted a change from the past two classics of The Music Man and Oklahoma. Not only is the musical different in style, but in its talents needed to be performed effectively.

“Almost all of the scenes throughout Footloose have some type of dancing included,” junior Brooke Menzies said. “Because of this, the show requires a lot of dance skill as compared to the classic singing necessities of the past musicals.”

With over 130 students a part of this dance-heavy show, the story reveals the love connection between the new kid and the clergyman’s defiant daughter. While the main characters seek rebellion through dancing and music, they discover who they truly are and the friendships that they have formed with each other.

Bringing dancing, singing, and acting to the stage starting April 21, the Sequoit actors hope to tell the moving story of Footloose in an inspiring and entertaining way.