What is the Middle School Play?
Every spring, NDA’s Middle School (grades 7 & 8 and occasionally 6th grade) puts on a musical production. This year’s performance will be Mary Poppins, Jr.
Our Middle School play is directed by NDA’s very own gifted music teacher Mrs. Lori Wukmir (who came from the Twin Cities’ theater community) and sets are designed by our very talented band teacher (and professional set designer) Adam Bestler. Along with giving our middle schoolers a hands-on theatre experience, this opportunity empowers our students to step out of their comfort zone, helps to develop self confidence and builds communication skills. Inevitably, this experience also creates long-lasting friendships along the way! Parents, alumni and community members come together to create all aspects of the production, from building sets to painting scenes, creating props, putting together costumes, and transforming teenage faces into theatrical masterpieces.
The NDA Middle School Play TRULY is a treasured community event.
Join us in the NDA gym (transformed into a stunning theater) for the middle school performance of Mary Poppins, Jr.
Production dates are:
- Thursday March 12, 7:00pm
- Friday March 13, 7:00pm*
- Saturday March 14, 2:00pm*
- Saturday March 14, 7:00pm*
- Sunday March 15, 1:00pm*
*Sadly, due to the rapid changes in recommendations from the CDC and the Minnesota Department of Health and the Archdiocese, we will be postponing our remaining performances of Mary Poppins Jr. at Notre Dame Academy. Please know that this decision is not being made lightly, however, based on current information, we do not want to put our students, patrons or staff in harm’s way.
We are sorry for the inconvenience and disappointment in having to postpone the show. We will keep you informed as to our hopes to reschedule on another date in the near future.
- General: $10.00
- Seniors (65+) & Veterans: $9.00
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have to have a child in the play to help out?
Can my high school student earn service hours by volunteering?
Can I buy tickets at the door?
Is seating assigned with purchased tickets and how does that process work?
Is there an intermission and are concessions available?
How to Help
We invite your family and/or organization to play an integral role in this year’s musical by contributing towards the cost of the production.
Sponsors are recognized in three distinct ways:
- Listing in a weekly school email that is sent to school families and alumni.
- Name featured on sponsor signage posted at the performances.
- Recognition in the sponsor section of play program, detailing your valued contribution.
Up to $50
Please contact the school office if you have items to donate.
What People are Saying
– parent volunteer 2019
“The Middle School Play is truly a labor of love. It starts with the exciting announcement every year, followed by weeks of hard work, with the reward being a memory that you and your child will never forget.”
– parent volunteer 2018
“Everyone works and bonds together creating good chemistry and leans on one another to create such a beautiful show.”
– student cast member 2019
“Its fun to see my classmates acting because I see a different part of them than at school.”
– student cast member 2018
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13505 Excelsior Blvd.
Minnetonka, MN 55345
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9:00 a.m.-3:55 p.m.
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Wednesdays and Holy Days at 9:15 a.m.
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