Little Silver: Area students entering 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grades took part in the 5 week long summer camp that focused on musical theater and visual art. At the conclusion of the camp, the students put on a performance of Disney The Little Mermaid Jr. It was an hour long performance based on the film and Broadway show.
Patrick Monaghan played Prince Eric, Shannon O’Donnell, played Ariel, with Annabelle Madden as Ursula. The show was put together in a short 3 weeks, auditions took place on July 23rd and the performance happened on August 9th. Campers worked Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 12:30.
There was singing and dancing, whimsical costumes and colorful sets. Teachers from the RBR HS, VPA program led the campers through their lines, while current VPA students and alumni were part of the student production team.
Works created by the Visual Artists from the camp were featured in a gallery display in the lobby of the high school. Claire Morrison & The Macaroon Shop from Avon put on a delicious reception.