Headphones also serve as fashion accessories and ear-warmers.
Along with musical proficiency, the students also had the opportunity to present to audiences their polished showmanship and stage presence, which is just as impressive as hitting the right notes.
“These are stories that have to come out, and these writers and readers brought those stories out to share with people.” – Dave Seaweed, Aboriginal Coordinator
The most historically immersive element is the worldview conveyed by all of the actors, a kind of staid, quietly hopeful pragmatism that truly brings the Depression-era setting to life.
“I think that all the characters throughout the play find places to have a lot of joy, even though it’s set in this Depression era.” – Emily Thorne, who plays Norma Henshaw
[Claire Moore] said she prefers “viewing the land not as a resource, but almost like an imaginary space that we connect to in some way.”