Quinland spent a week this month trying out for the Fall school musical, In the Heights. They had a day of singing auditions and a day of
dancing movement auditions before the cast was chosen. I was surprised that he decided to try out; besides his recent turn as King Richard in the Robin Hood play at Willowbrook Arts Camp this summer, Q hadn’t done a play since third grade, as far as I recall.
For the musical audition, each person had to prepare and perform a solo song as well as participate in an unrehearsed, on-the-spot group performance. Quinland tossed around a number of songs before settling on Green Day’s Are We The Waiting; it apparently went very well. Continue reading “It’s called rehearsal”