2007 Footloose

22 November - 15 December 2007

Description

Classic tale of teenage rebellion and repression features a delightful combination of dance choreography and realistic and touching performances. When teenager Ren McCormack and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small Midwestern town, he's in for a real case of culture shock. Though he tries hard to fit in, the streetwise Ren can't quite believe he's living in a place where rock music and dancing are illegal. However, there is one small pleasure: Ariel Moore, a troubled but lovely blonde with a jealous boyfriend. And a Bible-thumping minister, who is responsible for keeping the town dance-free. Ren and his classmates want to do away with this ordinance, especially since the senior prom is around the corner, but only Ren has the courage to initiate a battle to abolish the outmoded ban and revitalize the spirit of the repressed townspeople. Fast-paced drama is filled with such now-famous hit songs as the title track and "Let's Hear It for the Boy".

Cast

Ren McCormack - Andrew Jamieson
Ethel McCormack - Andrea Potts
Reverend Shaw Moore - Paul Lyons
Vi Moore - Sue Philips-Paton
Ariel Moore - Carrie Green
Lulu Warnicker - Gail Lucinsky
Wes Warnicke - Daniel Goodman
Coach Roger Dunbar - Phil White
Eleanor Dunbar - Katrina Benjamin
Rusty - Renee Pink
Urleen - Raelene Watts
Wendy Jo - Erin Simmons
Chuck Cranston - Jared Gardner
Lyle - Michael Jones
Travis - Phillip Gurney
Jim, a cop - Grant Miller
Betty Blast - Pythia Horne
Willard Hewitt - Richard Rewa
Principal Harry Clark - Jeremy Matthews
Jeter - Liam Taylor
Bickle - Grant Joyes
Garvin - Adam Shaw
Irene - Andrea Cawood
Cowboy Bob - Phil White

Townspeople:
Andrea Cawood, Kathryn Carpendale, Averil Wills

High School Students:
Alanna Tong, Paula Fredericks, Narina Riddle, Morgan Marsh
 

THE BAND:
Musical Director - Al Warren
Keyboards - Mel Smith
Guitar - Mark Arnold
Bass - Adam Gibson
Violin - Pete Warren
Reeds/Wind Instruments - Jonathan Woolley
Drums - Hamish Carrington
Rehearsal Pianist - Mel Smith

PRODUCTION PERSONNEL

Direction & Musical Staging - Scott Andrew
Musical Director - Al Warren
Assistant Musical Director - Barry Jones
Choreographer - Anoushka Vlcek
Production Manager - Jayne McQueen
Audition Secretary - Linda Warren
Audition Readers - Merryn Osborne, Dean O'Flaherty
Publicity - Bruce Warwick, Rhys Doherty
Programme Design - Rhys Doherty
Technical Director - James Sewell
Stage Manager - Scott Retter
Lighting Design - Rhys Doherty (Image Lighting)
Lighting Operator - Mitchell Kroll
Sound Design - Jeremy Matthews
Sound Operator - Jeff Paewai
Sound Reader - Nicky Allan
Technical Crew - Samantha Fletcher, Laura Signal, Gordon Deller, Paul Krakosky, Aidan Pond, Aaron Roff, Rex Hansen
Props - Barbara Arnold, Marg Deller
Set Design - Scott Andrew, James Sewell
Set Construction - Samantha Fletcher, Laura Signal, Gordon Deller,
Allen Lucinsky, Gail Lucinsky, Paul Krakosky, Aidan Pond, Aaron Roff,
Scott Retter, James Sewell
Dressers - Jayne McQueen, Catherine Green, Debbie Boniface,
Choni Martin, Glenys Edmonds, Laurel McKendry
Make-Up - Jocelyn Manning, Karen Tinning, Vicky Hastelow,
Alex Herbert, Hannah Benson
Wigs - Linda Warren
Front of House - Gaewyn Grant, Mavis Fisher, Jane Grant, Laura Hook,
Sally Iwikau, Maryanne Kensington, Jude Weavers, Diane Hardgrave,
Debbie Cresswell, Megan Reynolds
Catering - LC&T Enterprises
Bar Manager - Al Warren
Bar Staff - Members & Friends of AMT