On Being a Lead Role Understudy in a Musical

I was understudy to a lead role in my school’s original musical this year (“A Tad of Trouble”)! We understudies (all four of us) got our own show where we all replaced the main actors. My co-star, Jacob, stole the show! Here we are in all our glory:

Olivia and Zander

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Reflections on Drama and Script Writing

In August of this year, I was asked to join my school’s drama group, the RLT (Road Less Traveled) players. RLT does a lot of short sketches that range from funny to sobering, to though-provoking. I was absolutely thrilled at the prospect, and, after thinking about my busy schedule for a moment, responded with an enthusiastic “YES!”

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