Seelos students perform ‘Fiddler on the Roof Jr.’

Monday, November 4, 2019 | 9:39 AM


Blessed Francis Seelos Academy thespians in grades 5-8 performed Fiddler on the Roof Jr on Oct. 30, Nov. 1, and Nov. 2.  The cast and crew of nearly 70 students, under the direction of Alison Narvett, began practice over the summer. In preparation of the adapted Broadway hit, teachers throughout the school incorporated lessons of Jewish culture into their classroom instruction. Fifth grade teacher, Dana Gallis and her students shared a Seder Meal, younger students watched clips from the original production and discussed the Sabbath. In music class, students learned some of the songs from the show.