Dinosaurs Before Dark, KIDS Actor Spotlight – Elsa Hall as Tree/Ankylosaurus

imageQ: What has been your favorite moment during rehearsals of The Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark, KIDS Production Class so far?

EH: Doing the paper mâché head pieces was a lot of fun!

Q: Who is your favorite character in the show?

EH: I enjoy the baby dinosaurs because of their cute songs.

Q: What’s your favorite song from the show?

EH: “How Far Can You See,” because it’s pretty and fun to sing.

Q: Is this your first time appearing in a play?

EH: No I have been in several.  I acted in The Monkey and the Crocodile, The Sultan and His Wife, and A Students Christmas Carol.

Q: What are some similarities and differences between you and your character(s)?

EH: We like to sing.  There are many differences.

Q: What do you think your parents will say when they see you onstage in this show?

EH: They will tell me I did great and good job.

Q: Have you made any new friends during this production?

EH: Yes I have.

Q: Why do you think people should come see Parkway Playhouse Junior’s The Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark, KIDS performance?

EH: Because we have worked really hard on it and it will be fun to see.

Q: Do you have anything else you’d like folks to know?

EH: I have read most of The Magic Treehouse books and am happy to have worked on this musical. Plays are fun.

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