Local Youths To Perform Rumpelstilskin At USC Upstate, Dec. 2 & 3

December 1, 2011 at 1:51 pm

The Tuesday and Thursday Afternoon Acting Group (TAAG) will present the comedy Rumpelstilskin on Friday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 at 11:00 a.m. in the Studio Theatre of the Performing Arts Center at the University of South Carolina Upstate. The play stars students from area elementary, middle and high schools who are enrolled in the TAAG program.

The play is about a miller who, trying to make himself appear very important, lies to a king. The miller tells the king that his daughter can spin straw into gold.

The Rumpelstilskin cast includes Sam Kopf (Oakbrook Preparatory School), Julia Baugh (Spartanburg Christian Academy), Emily Robinson (Dorman High School), Trey Crosby (Spartanburg Christian Academy), Jordan Montemeyer (Wren Middle School, Piedmont, SC), Kayly McKeaon (Dorman High School), Kelsy McKeaon (Dorman High School), Harrison McGinnis (Spartanburg Christian Academy), and Cameron Vinson (Spartanburg Christian Academy).

Rich Robinson, associate professor of theatre at USC Upstate, is directing the production. Townsend Reynolds, a USC Upstate student from Charleston, and Ashley McFadden, a USC Upstate student from Columbia, are assisting.

Tickets are $3 for general admission and can be reserved by calling Rich Robinson at 503-5621.