Cast Of Characters Brightens The Street
Heartwood in the Hills presented "The Seasons," a masked salute to the
Calhoun community on the street in front of the Calhoun courthouse
Saturday. The presentation was an event of the 39th Calhoun County Wood
Heartwood's parade performance marks the culmination of the school's
spring program, featuring familiar and favorite masks as well as new masks,
all worn by 60 Heartwood students, faculty and alumni.
Dancing for the Wood Festival parade audience was Artistic Director and
creator of "The Seasons" mask, Jude Binder. Making their Wood Festival
parade debut was the Heartwood Dance Team, a 12 member group of 9-13
year old boys and girls who have been part of Heartwood's after school
program. They have been coming to the school twice a week to take ballet
and theatre dance classes.
Also performing in "The Seasons" were Heartwood faculty, advanced and
creative dance class students. Heartwood's parade line-up included students
of the Spring Creative Arts for Children, Festival Parade Art and mask
making classes, plus students of Theatre Dance and Movement, and several
A masked salute to the Calhoun community
"The Seasons" mask will be raffled off during the December celebration.
Tickets are currently on sale.
Heartwood is expressing special thanks to the Family Resource Network and
the CRI Little Kanawha Transit bus for providing weekly transportation to
the dance team.
Performing in the Wood Festival event, Jude Binder, Gina Burns, Jaden Beall,
Morgan Grahame, Casey Harris, Jennifer Law, Jennifer Whiteside, Jeanne
Jacobs, Haley Smith, Amanda Alborano, Rebekah Amorsi, Anna Bordonada,
Berlisha Brannon, Bridget Carter, Jessica Cosgrove, Ryan Ellison,
Stephannie McCumbers, Nekka Pinson, Nicole Parsons, Matt Nicholson,
Treia Gregory, Chuck Kendall, Anna Sampson, Heather Wilson and Amara