Shakespearean Success


Huge congratulations to PC’s actors, directors and crew who are off to the national finals of the Otago University Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival in June.  Paraparaumu College groups won both the 10 minute and 5 minute categories at the Kāpiti Regional Sheilah Winn Festival on Saturday 7th April.

Kent Edward Norris’s 5 minute student directed interpretation of ‘King Henry VI’ Act III, Scene VI’ was one of the winning pieces, and Kent’s mum, Lee Norris took out the 15 minute piece for her direction of  ‘Macbeth’, Act III, Scenes II, IV.
Additional awards were

Tim Watson cup for outstanding individual performance: Kent Norris
Moby Dickens Bookshop Award for the best delivery of the text: Jack Harman
The Adjudicator’s Cups for best connection between two actors: Evana Sage and Jack Harman
The Taz and Dyson Assessor’s Award (selected for best direction in 2018): Dominic Van den berg

You can view all the photos from the regional event here.