June 16, 2019

Bay View Presents "Korczak’s Children" To More Than 600 People


East Providence, RI – On March 9th and 10th, the St. Mary Academy - Bay View Acting and Improvisation Troupe proudly presented “Korczak’s Children” to a crowd of over 600 people inside of Mercy Hall Auditorium. Directed by Bay View Alumna Nancy Peters ‘04, The Acting & Improv Troupe is comprised of 35 girls in grades 6-12. The cast captivated audiences with their dramatic re-telling of this true story about an orphanage in Poland during the Holocaust that, under the loving leadership of Dr. Janusz Korczak, kept hope and love alive even in the face of despair.

Cast, Crew and Production Team from our area:

Student Technical Crew
Sound Operator - Alyssa Martinez (East Providence)
Backstage Helper - Kelsea Tedeschi (East Providence)

Little Hannah, Sudha the Flower Girl - Abby Dawson (Riverside)
Esterka Winograd - Jamelle LaFrance (East Providence)
Jakub, The King’s Messenger - Jane Maciel (Seekonk, MA)
Miss Sabina - Gabriella Moreira (Rehoboth, MA)
Halinka - Eleanor Petersen-Rockney (Rehoboth, MA)
Mietek, Cheese Seller, King’s Doctor - Patience Small (Rumford)
Chaimek, Village Doctor - Gabriela Valotto (East Providence)
Adek, Head Man - Jia Weingard (Rehoboth, MA)
Helena, Watchman - Georgia Young (Seekonk, MA)


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