The cultural phenomenon of Shrek is 20 years old this year and what better way to celebrate it than perform a musical rendition of the iconic movie!
Students from Leeton High School will be performing in an all star musical event; Shrek the Musical across four performances in June.
It includes fan favourite from the movie such as I'm a Believer and introduces new hit songs such as Freak Flag which will delight and draw laughs from audience members.
At the end of last year more than 70 students took part in auditions for the ensemble, staff telling The Irrigator at the time that they "sang beautifully, danced up a storm and, most importantly, found the courage to put themselves out there to represent their school."
According to Music teacher Rebecca Van Den Heuval, there are about 60 students in the cast, 8 in the band and 25 in the crew. Students from the schools hands on learning group and STEM class will also be involved through the creation of set pieces and props.
Mrs Van Den Heuval is part of a team of dedicated teachers who will be helping students with everything from acting, singing, choreography, set and prop design, costumers, hair, makeup, playing instruments in the band and in ticketing.
These teachers are Kellie Goman, Cassandra Wynan, Aly Skewes, Haley O'Connell, Luke DiSalvia, Chris Toland, Stuart Stout, Sally Doig and more front of office staff who have been valuable in organising ticketing.
"It really is a massive, whole school effort" Mrs Van Den Heuval said.
Performances will be held on June 22 at 11:30am, June 23 at 11:30am and 7:30pm and June 24 at 7:00pm.
To purchase tickets you can contact the Leeton High School Box Office on 6953 2122 or purchase them online here.
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