Putting on Aida: brief overview

After months of preparation, students will perform “Aida”. They have stayed hours after school to prepare for the show. The performance will be held from March 20th to the 22nd in the Aves Theatre. Photo courtesy of Sarah Horne.
After months of preparation, students will perform “Aida”. They have stayed hours after school to prepare for the show. The performance will be held from March 20th to the 22nd in the Aves Theatre. Photo courtesy of Sarah Horne.

Aida, the Ethiopian Princess, falls in love with the Egyptian General, Radames. Radames also loves Aida, but is sent to be the supreme commander in a battle against Ethiopia. After Radames leads his troops to victory, he returns, but is told to marry Amneris, the king’s daughter. With Radames and Aida in love but Radames being promised to Amneris the couple must try to find a way to be together.

Who is who: cast list

 Alex Montchai, 10, Radames

Isabella Gonzales, 10, Aida

Amy Kohmescher, 12, Amneris

 There are a total of 43 students in the production of Aida, which includes the cast and crew.

To learn more about this production click here.