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Recital to take over the village

Students in the Ocracoke Performing Arts School will present a recital in several spots in the village from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Intermediate dance students are, from left, Shayna Brooks, Maren Donlon and Maggie Evans. Not pictured, Melanie Perez. Photo: Desiree Christa Ricker

Students in the Ocracoke Performing Arts School will present a recital in several spots in the village from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Intermediate dance students are, from left, Shayna Brooks, Maren Donlon and Maggie Evans. Not pictured, Melanie Perez. Photo: Desiree Christa Ricker

The Ocracoke performing arts students will perform their yearly recital in a set of progressive performances from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 28.

The performers are part of Ocracoke School of Performing Arts classes in music, dance and theater.

Kids activities and refreshments will be held the entire time of the recital in director Desiree Christa Ricker’s yard at 120 Howard St.

The first performance will then be held in Coyote Den in Community Square.

Following that, acting students will perform “Peggy the Pint-Sized Pirate” on the skipjack Wilma Lee, down the dock from the Coyote Den.

After that, the performers will go back to Ricker’s yard for a few songs, and the activities will conclude on the stage at Books To Be Red for the dance recital and raffle drawing.

In case of rain, the event will be held in the Ocracoke School gym

The following is the schedule:

**Schedule and Locations**

10am: Gather at 120 Howard Street

              (Food and activities here 10am-1pm)

10:30am: Singing at The Coyote Den in Community Square

            Maren – “Maybe”

            Starr – Taylor the Latté Boy

            Shayna – The Girl I Mean to Be

11am: “Peggy the Pintsized Pirate” aboard the Skipjack Wilma Lee

11:45am: Singing at 120 Howard Street

            Essie – “When You Wish Upon a Star”

            Shayna – “I’ll Fly Away”

            Maren – “I’ve Got the Sun in The Morning”

12:15pm: Singing & Dance at Books To Be Red’s Live Oak Stage

            Essie – “Everybody Wants to be a Cat”

            Kid’s Movement – “Yankee Doodle Dandy”

            Starr – “Reflection”

            Dance I – “Uptown Funk”     

            Mariah – “Simple Joys of Maidenhood”

            Intermediate Dance – “A Tourist’s Ode to Ocracoke”

12:50pm: Raffle winner announcement

            All Students – Final Dance

 

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