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Drama students show their REpertoire

RE drama students shared their end-of-year class projects during an engaging REpertoire show in the Acting Studio that included directing, acting, monologues, singing, dancing, video production and an exciting 40-minute finale – a breathtaking, fast-paced showcase of Broadway through the decades, featuring two full classes of students and more than a dozen famous scenes and songs. Photo Gallery
Faculty member Sam Shapiro produced and directed the 2018-19 year's culminating event, which drew a standing-room-only crowd and highlighted the talents of freshmen through departing seniors.


“Come Together,” The Beatles
Performed by Lakeview Drive members Sofi Andrade ’19 (vocals), Julia Bernstein ’19 (rhythm guitar), Matt
Rocha ’19 (lead guitar), Reese Dan ’19 (drums) and Andrea Pearl ’19 (bass)
Directed by Reese Dan ’19

“Love me, love me not,” by Joey Contreras
Performed by Abby Aldrich ’20

Scene, "Control the Future" by D.M. Larson
Performed by Matthew Rocha ’19 and Henry Schermerhorn ’19
Directed by Isa Pena ’19

L’ho perduta, me meschina,” Le nozze di Figaro
Performed by Jamie Lockhart ’20
Accompanied by Gianfranco Tio

“Vengeance for Willy,” original short film
Directed by Andy Ebenbach ’19

“So That’s How It Is,” original ukulele solo
Performed by Alex Prio-Touzet ’21

Monologue, Hamlet
Performed by Juanchi Roca-Paisley ’19
Directed by Lorenzo Prattico ’19

“Mama who bore me,” Spring Awakening
Performed by Zoe Holtzman ’22
Accompanied by Gianfranco Tio

“Lonesome Town,” Ricky Nelson
Performed by Viv Freyer ’20

“The Negative,” Waitress
Performed by Abby Aldrich ’20, Zoe Holtzman ’22, Alex Prio-Touzet ’21
Directed by Cynthia Jelke ’19 and Rachel Seipp ’19

“Maybe this time,” Cabaret
Performed by Isa Pena ’19
Accompanied by Gianfranco Tio


Piano Accompaniment, Arrangement and Music Direction by Gianfranco Tio
Direction and Choreography by Sam Shapiro

Featuring Abby Aldrich ’20, Ricky Andrade ’21, Maddy Bagnall ’21, Tess Cruse ’21, Noah Delisma ’22, Viviana Freyer ’20, Zoe Holtzman ’22, Claire Holzman ’21, Alexa Hommen ’22, Magnus Kron ’21, Asher Lieberman ’20, Alexandra Prio-Touzet ’21, Gabe Pulido ’21, Anastasia Victor ’22, Celeste Viana ’22, Jessica Weinstein ’22, Matthew Zide ’22

“There’s No Business Like Show Business,” Annie Get Your Gun followed by a scene
“Ol’ Man River,” Showboat
Kiss Me Kate scene, followed by “Too Darn Hot”
“June is Bustin’ Out All Over,” Carousel followed by a scene
“Summertime,” Porgy and Bess
Anything Goes scene, followed by “It’s Delovely”
“I Got Rhythm,” Girl Crazy
Oklahoma scene, followed by “Oklahoma”
The Sound of Music scene, followed by “Do Re Mi”
Sweeney Todd scene, followed by “Worst Pies in London”
“The Brotherhood of Man,” How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying followed by a scene
“New York, New York,” On the Town
“Into The Woods,” Into the Woods followed by a scene
“Luck Be A Lady,” Guys and Dolls followed by a scene
“Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” Gypsy followed by a scene
“It’s A Hard Knock Life,” Annie
West Side Story scene, followed by “America”
“Cell Block Tango,” Chicago
“Nicest Kids in Town,” Hairspray followed by a scene
“Maybe,” Next to Normal
“Seasons of Love,” Rent
“Climbing Uphill,” The Last 5 Years
A Chorus Line scene, followed by “One”
“One Short Day,” Wicked
“The Room Where It Happens,” Hamilton
Avenue Q scene, followed by “For Now”

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Director/Choreographer: Sam Shapiro
Technical Director: Quincy Knowles
Assistant Technical Director: Florencia Ancewicz
Musical Director/Arranger: Gianfranco Tio
Stage Manager: Magnus Oberg ’21
Technical Crew: Megan Diston ’21, Luisa Guarco ’19, Anna Mistele ’19, Khushi Shah ’19, Kathleen Stanton-Sharpless ’22


Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 Costume Design: Cynthia Jelke ’19
Excerpt from "Chai On Life: A Bat Mitzvah Story," Viv Freyer ’20
Senior actor headshots and resumes, Photographed by Matt Stock’s Portraiture students
Broadway research posters, Created by Sam Shapiro’s Acting Studio students

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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.