HCAM Performing Arts to present "Freedom Riders" on MLK Day!

HCAM Performing Arts to present "Freedom Riders" on MLK Day!
Posted on 01/16/2020
student portraying MLK
HCAM's "Freedom Riders" to be presented during MLK Celebration

HCAM Performing Arts Academy will present "FREEDOM RIDERS!" this Monday, January 20, 2020, 12:00 PM at the Ridgeview Recreation Center (Hickory, NC) in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  

The free, 20-minute skit includes historical vignettes that represent significant moments in time---including words from Martin Luther King, Jr.-- and even a scene from the life of Rosa Parks. 

The performance follows the MLK march from Lenoir-Rhyne University to the Recreation Center. Directed by Jackie Finley, theatre arts instructor, the free performance is open to the entire community.
 

The cast includes:
Narrator: Zowie Michael
Tiffany: Deja Millsaps
Jennifer: Katherine Edwards
Suzy: Angeleah Propst
Steven: Orion Lutz
Diane: Michael Cuevas
Earl: Steven Darrah
Linda Brown: Micheal Cuevas
Harry Briggs: Jeremiah Finch
Newscaster: Jacob Elliott
Southerner: Alexis Crafton
Anne Thompson: Eden Johns
Elizabeth Eckford: Micheal Cuevas
Soldier: Steven Darrah
Bus Driver: Amethyst Hildebran
Rosa Parks: Michael Cuevas
White Passenger: Alexis Crafton
Dr. Martin Luther King: Orion Lutz
Gov. George Wallace: Jacob Elliott
Andrew Goodman: Samuel Isenhour
James Chaney: Jeremiah Finch
Police Officers: Amethyst Hildebran, Angeleah Propst

More photos available on the Hickory Public Schools Facebook page (rehearsal scenes)

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