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Davenport North’s Virtual Theater Keeps Students Excited About Acting

March 6th, 2021

The pandemic has suppressed live theater performances and movie theaters alike, but it hasn’t brought down Leslie LaCorte’s spirits. LaCorte, a Language Arts/Theater instructor at North High School in Davenport, IA, is working to keep her students excited about acting by turning it into a virtual experience. Back in early 2020, LaCorte’s theater students were working to stage a production of the musical, Into The Woods. but then the COVID-19 virus began to spread. The resulting national pandemic made it necessary to cancel the production. “We kept up rehearsals online,” she said, “we... Read More

Pete’s Grand Plan – The Musical Provides Entertainment for All!

October 31st, 2018

Pete the Purple Bull is excited to announce the debut of his first original musical, Pete’s Grand Plan – an event filled with upbeat, lively music, dancing and laugh-out-loud scenes! Pete’s Grand Plan – The Musical debuts Saturday Nov 3 at the North High School Auditorium (626 W 53rd St. Davenport) at 2 p.m. Pete’s musical is based on Pete’s first children’s book entitled Pete’s Grand Plan. The book was written by Kim Riley-Quinn, a school social worker and private therapist and illustrated by local artist, Austin Robertson. Both the musical and the book... Read More