Chalmette Elementary School Drama Club transported audience to a whole new world

Picture of the cast after the performance of Aladdin Jr. at the CHS Cultural Arts Center.

The Chalmette Elementary School Drama Club held their production of Aladdin Jr. at the Chalmette High School Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, May 13th, 2017. The performers, 3rd-5th graders, had been practicing and learning the play since late October.

Play performers are Asma Askar (Ensemble), Rashawn Bangham (Palace Guard), Robert “Beau” Benge (The Sultan), Imani Brock (Narrator IV), Aubrey Broom (Ensemble), Line Buie (Ensemble/ Jasmine Understudy), Joylin Burns (Princess Jasmine), Christian Dodt (Jafar), Emma Domino (Narrator III), Le’Andra Gentry (Ensemble), Samai Hamilton (Ensemble), Kayden Hutchinson (The Artist Formerly Known as “The Prince”), Alex Jorns (Narrator I), Carmen King (Narrator III), Bob Manuel (Genie), Abeedra Nguyen (Ensemble), Brooklyn Petitfils (Razoul), Richard Quiroz (Al/ Aladdin), Celina Robinson (The Magic Carpet), Kylee Schallenberg (Narrator V), Nathan Schallenberg (Iago), Christopher Tabora (Prince Dadu Rhan Rhan), Jayden Tardy (Prince Baba of Ganoush), Ryan Tatum (Stage Manager), and Zaylee Wolf (Ensemble).

The cast coming down stairs after their performance to see a crowd of family, friends, and local supporters.

Christian Dodt, a 5th grader, as the evil Jafar.

Bob Manuel, a 4th grader, who plays as Genie, and Richard Quiroz, a 5th grader, who plays as Aladdin, take a picture to celebrate their success of their performance.

Nathan Schallenberg, dressed as Iago, takes a picture with his 3rd grade teacher, Gabrielle Arceneaux, who came out to support him and his fellow cast members.

Bob Manuel, a 4th grader, takes a pictures with Lead Director and teacher, Rickey Noto.