Wakatipu High School pupils are putting on a concert to raise
funds to attend a national festival of William Shakespeare's
work in Wellington at Queen's Birthday weekend.
Pupils competed against more than 5500 of their peers from
around New Zealand at the regional Sheilah Winn Shakespeare
Wakatipu High won ''Best connection between two actors'' and
''Best 15 minute performance''.
Arts co-ordinator Emma Tyler said the school was ''raising
funds for the students and a chaperone to attend the
''This will be an amazing opportunity for our students to
work with some of the world's leading theatre
• The show Happy Birthday Shakespeare - 450 Years On!
will be staged in the performing arts block of Wakatipu High
School, on May 14, at 7pm. Tickets cost $10 from the school
office from May 9.