The Gull Lake High School’s Performing Arts Company is preparing for their Winter production of The Gift, a play written by Kendall Marlowe. This is the first of the competing productions to be run by GLHS’ new drama teacher and director of PAC, Jonathan Kind. The performances follows the story of a mother that is diagnosed with breast cancer and how it affects the ones she loves.
The PAC team held auditions on December 7 and 8 with the cast including seniors Megan Scott, Alannah Dowd, Jacob Goss, Tad Deleonabreu, and Solomon Richardson; juniors Ethan Liggett, Erin Hope, Hannah Monroe, and Nanami Tsuchiyama; sophomores Dallas Fuller and Keyshawn Wilson; and freshman Mackenzie Sternberg and Carley Wyman.
The Performing Arts Company started rehearsals on December 10 in preparation for their performances and competitions starting January 28 at 7 p.m. which is opening night for The Gift and will take place at Gull Lake Middle School’s cafetorium. After that their other performances include a show nights at Gull Lake on January 29, February 4, and closing night on February 18. , In addition to the show nights at Gull Lake, PAC will be attending several competitions including MIFA Districts on January 30, the Mid Michigan Theatre Festival on February 5-7, MIFA Regionals on February 13, and (if qualified) the MIFA State Festival on February 19-21.
You can support Gull Lake’s Performing Arts Company by attending one of their performances at the Gull Lake Middle School or simply by congratulating the cast of The Gift. They will be working hard these next couple months to ensure their audiences are entertained.