CONTENT REGISTERED and PROTECTED
CAST of CHARACTERS
CLASSROOM STUDENTS: K-8TH, unlimited number
MR./MRS. MARTIN: (Male or Female) the classroom teacher. Dialogue driven, no singing required. May be played by an adult, an older student, or a peer. Since Mr./Mrs. Martin speaks from a lectern, it's possible for this actor to use the script or index card prompts. This character manages the transitions between Presentations. For a festive twist, this role could be played by a community character: Principal, favorite Dad, local hero, etc.
NELLIE: ( Female) Central character, terrified to speak in front of the class. Makes progress with the help of an unlikely ally. An advanced singer is a plus.
GIGI: (Female) Cheerleader. Need not be a great singer, but must sing duet. Shiny surface, appears to have it together, intimidating to other students. Action reveals her insecurities just beneath the surface, and her true heart.
SAM (Male or Female) Curious, even nosey, sees opportunity to gain status, comic instinct/physical comedy a plus, non-singing. If athletic, could be played as a "Ninja" type character with stealth movements.
CASEY: (Male or Female) Focused on sports, watching, following, playing. Has big dreams of scholarship/career. You may choose the sport to fit actor.
FELISHA (Female) Focused on fashion...clothes, accessories, shoes, hair, make-up...only the latest.
CHARLIE: (Male or Female) Has trouble focusing, lovable, honest, fun-loving, easily distracted.
SIDNEY: (Male or Female) First day at this school. Transferred in with 3 Spelling Bee and 2 Geography Bee championships from former school