Adelphi Academy Holds Auditions for Upcoming
‘Adelphian Masquers’ 5 Year Anniversary Show’
BAY RIDGE – Aspiring leading men and ladies auditioned to be a part of Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn’s upcoming Winter 2020 production, “The Adelphian Masquers’ 5 Year Anniversary Show!” Veterans of the Adelphi stage joined new members of Adelphi’s Theater Arts Program inside the John Lockwood Auditorium Theatre on Monday, September 16th, 2019, where they showcased their individual acting and singing abilities for Theater Arts Director Ms. Nikki Fregara, Musical Director Mr. Robert Bates and Show Producer Mr. Albert C. Corhan.
The anniversary show will serve as a tribute to the Theater Arts Program, which began its resurgence in earnest five years ago with a full-scale production of “Little Shop of Horrors.” The upcoming show’s original script will blend together highlights from “Little Shop” as well as all other theatrical and musical productions from the past five years.
Adelphi’s Head of School Ms. Iphigenia Romanos said she is excited to revisit some of her favorite moments from the past five years. “The anniversary show concept in and of itself is exciting because it allows members of Adelphi’s Theater Arts Program to celebrate all that the program has accomplished during the past five years, while bringing new life to some of the Academy’s favorite characters in front of a new audience,” she explained. “In some instances, returning members of the program might even be given the chance to reprise their particular roles from other productions, adding to the wonderful memories they made when portraying those characters the first time.”
Audiences can look forward to highlights from all of Adelphi’s recent productions, from theatrical shows like “Damn Yankees” and “Bye Bye Birdie” to musical revues like “Adelphi’s Got Talent” and “Adelphi Rocks.”
As the oldest private, independent, continuing, coeducational, college-preparatory day school in the borough and one of the oldest in the nation, Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn, “the little school of big dreams” has been “effectively preparing young people for college, career, and life, one day at a time” for over 150 years. Founded in 1863 and located in the historic Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn, Adelphi enrolls students from two years of age through twelfth grade. A strong emphasis is placed on small class size, individualized attention, self expression, critical thinking and challenging hands-on learning through Adelphi’s founding philosophy and dedication to the education of the “total child”. Adelphi students excel within a small, intimate, safe, caring, nurturing, and secure environment through Adelphi’s core values and founding principles of pride, tradition, spirit, and excellence. The student-teacher ratio is 8 to 1 and Adelphi is a New York State Regents Exempt Program with a 100% college application, acceptance and attendance rate. A founding member of the Coalition of Essential Schools, Adelphi receives its charter from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and has been a member of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools since 1928. Ms. Iphigenia Romanos serves as Head of School.
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