The Weehawken Royal Actors will proudly present an original production of “Rockin’ Alice” based on Lewis Carroll’s classic tales Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. This adaptation is set to classic rock songs, with fun, witty and entertaining original lyrics. This exciting production features youth from Montrose area and is directed by local teaching artist Kathleen O’Mara.
Director Kathleen O’Mara designed and developed the Rockin’ Alice concept 10 years ago and has produced the production on both coasts. Teaching Artist, Producer and Director of Performing Arts since 1992, Kathleen is known for being dedicated to innovative, story driven staged productions, Kathleen has worked with thousands of students across the nation on hundreds of performance pieces. Historical content, student original works, Musical Theatre, Shakespeare, and Classic Drama, are all based on a background in Educational Theatre Arts, and experience. Kathleen is equally comfortable with small or large casts, novice or experienced actors of all ages. Kathleen’s talent for fast-paced process oriented work ties together structure and organizational skills with the freedom of ambitious thought provoking projects. Influenced by her experience in interpersonal acting, transpersonal acting, and ensemble group theatre, Kathleen strives towards a product that tells a story, creating pictures and moments within the scene work. A creative eye and accomplishing visually stunning pictures of character and costume, as well as commitment to ensemble process and the importance of warm ups, theatre games, and a sense of community, has led her to a career of quality productions that tell compelling stories.
This original production features 11 local youth performers, offering 3 performances at Precedence Academy.