Hundreds of high school students in the Tri-Cities are auditioning — or have recently completed calls — for shows this winter and spring.
And most SD43 drama teachers have now revealed the names of their big productions for this year.
In February, Pinetree secondary, under the direction of Natalee Fera, will present Rogers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music.
At Centennial secondary, also in Coquitlam, director Lisa Boddez and her cast and crew will put on Catch Me If You Can.
In Port Coquitlam, Terry Fox secondary will perform Little Shop of Horrors in mid April, said teacher Dan Tilsley. The following month, Gleneagle secondary in Coquitlam will perform Guys and Dolls, said performing arts and musical theatre teacher Amy Clausen.
Dr. Charles Best secondary, under Brad Case, will show Bye Bye Birdie in May as well. Music teacher Brent Hughes will provide musical direction while Alexa Graf will choreograph, he said.
Meanwhile, Heritage secondary in Port Moody will show All Shook Up and Port Coquitlam’s Riverside secondary, under director/choreographer Nicole Roberge, hosts Rock of Ages.