Ipswich school wow audience with their performance of Grease
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Students at an Ipswich school wowed sold out audiences with their electrifying performances of Grease.
St Joseph's College students ranging from year seven to year 13 performed the 1978 classic at DanceEast in Ipswich.
Accents and mannerisms of greasers and cheerleaders in 1959 were on display for the audience to see, as well as addressing deeper themes of the movie.
Vicki Harvey, vice principal and head of creative and performing arts, said: “We are incredibly proud of everyone involved in the performance. Taking on a classic like Grease is a big challenge and they certainly overcame it."
Head girl Jemima Bestley, 18, who played Sandy, said: “It was great to play such an iconic role. The energy and excitement on and off-stage were amazing all week.
17-year-old Adam Hayhoe, who played Danny, said: “It was such a fun experience to play Danny and see everyone dress as greasers and cheerleaders.
“We’re all really proud of each other.”