A large number of students belonging to Aldar Academies shed uniform for costumes to take part in a charity concert in Abu Dhabi last weekend raising over AED 40,000 for children in need.
14-year-old Maya Nourse (L) playing lead role ‘Mary Poppins’ while 13-year-old Rowan Fear (R) playing the role of ‘Bert’ from the classic, ‘Mary Poppins’. (Supplied)
Al Ain Academy’s ‘Mary Poppins’ cast chilling out behind the scenes while waiting to perform. (Supplied)
Students of Yasmina school said: ”We started as a nobody; now we are famous.” (Supplied)
“Cinderella Jones” performed by Yasmina school challenged stereotypes and encouraged little girls to not wait for a prince charming to “save” them. Present day Cinderella can choose to be anyone she wants to be – a philosopher, an astronaut or a doctor. (Supplied)
Choreographer Avalon Orr (L) with Musical Director Helen Kerr (R) of Yasmina. “It was incredible watching these cheeky young adults develop into doing something this substantial and work hard,” remarked Kerr. (Supplied)