Ocracoke Kids Put on a Show

Updated 3 years ago

The Spring Showcase was a great success!

3 and 4-year old Kids' Movement class:Riely, Camryn, Chloe, Dallas, Morgan, and Lela
3 and 4-year old Kids' Movement class:Riely, Camryn, Chloe, Dallas, Morgan, and Lela

Congrats to all the kids who participated in the Spring Showcase for Ocracoke School of Performing Arts! And thanks to their director and teacher, Desiree Ricker, who makes it all possible.

The actors were Juliette Jordan, Melanie Perez, Christian Stevens, Emilia Jordan, Iris McClain, Shayna Brooks, Maggie Evans, and Mariah Temple.

Dance I dancers were Payce Howarth, Angela Flores, Dulce Juarez, Jami Martinez, Zoe Modlin, Daisy O'Neal, Essie O'Neal, and Sofia Vergara.

Kids' Movement dancers were Riely Brown, Anna Embler, Camryn Lewis, Dallas Mason, Chloe O'Neal, Lela Palacios, and Morgan Swain.

Intermediate dancers were Shayna Brooks, Maren Donlon, Maggie Evans, and Melanie Perez.

Singers were Shayna Brooks, Maren Donlon, Starr Ely, Essie O'Neal, and Mariah Temple. Julie Howard provided accompaniment. 

Congrats to Sawyer DeVan for winning the 50/50 raffle!

Original story:

This year we have so many students showcasing so many talents that we will be having a festival-style, "All the Island's a Stage" showcase! Singing, Dancing, Face-painting, Bubbles, Games, Hula-hoops, A Pirate Show, Tasty Treats and A 50/50 Raffle! What a great way to kick-off your Memorial Day weekend! Bring fun-lovers of all ages to see our Ocracoke kids showing off what they've been working on since March! 

Ocracoke School of Performing Arts teacher Desiree Ricker has organized a day of fun for her dance, drama, and voice students. Soloists will be Maren Donlon, Starr Ely, Shayna Brooks, Essie O'Neal, and Mariah Temple. 

Schedule and Locations:

10am: Gather at 120 Howard Street
Food and activities here 10am-1pm
10:30am: Voice Recital at The Coyote Den in Community Square
11am: "Peggy the Pintsized Pirate" aboard the Skipjack Wilma Lee
11:45am: Voice Recital at 120 Howard Street
12:15pm: Singing & Dance at Books To Be Red's Live Oak Stage
12:50pm: Raffle winner announcement and Finale

Thanks to: Julie Howard, Ocracoke Alive, The Coyote Den, Books To Be Red and Ocracoke United Methodist Church!

Christian, Mariah, Juliette, and Iris dicuss their piratical activities.
Christian, Mariah, Juliette, and Iris dicuss their piratical activities.

Maggie is the mama sea monster!
Maggie is the mama sea monster!

Shayna and Maren sing "I'll Fly Away" accompanied by Desiree.
Shayna and Maren sing "I'll Fly Away" accompanied by Desiree.

Desiree turned her backyard into a carnival with hula hoops, bubble stuff, face painting, ladderball, and more! And tamales and a bake sale, too!
Desiree turned her backyard into a carnival with hula hoops, bubble stuff, face painting, ladderball, and more! And tamales and a bake sale, too!

Essie, like everybody, wants to be a cat!
Essie, like everybody, wants to be a cat!

"Uptown Funk" with the Dance I class
"Uptown Funk" with the Dance I class

Starr sings about finding love at Starbucks with "Taylor, the Latte Boy"
Starr sings about finding love at Starbucks with "Taylor, the Latte Boy"

Welcoming entrance to 120 Howard Street where part of the Spring Showcase was held
Welcoming entrance to 120 Howard Street where part of the Spring Showcase was held
Connie Hicks

Essie sings "When you wish upon a star"
Essie sings "When you wish upon a star"
Connie Hicks

Dancers!
Dancers!
Connie Hicks

Mariah sang about the "Simple Joys of Maidenhood"
Mariah sang about the "Simple Joys of Maidenhood"
Connie Hicks

The Spring Showcase brought out a big crowd!
The Spring Showcase brought out a big crowd!



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