Royal Bay Secondary students are unable to put on a traditional musical at this year with COVID restrictions in place to protect safety.
Instead, teachers and students have produced a documentary-style musical film entitled “Generation Next”.
Generation Next: A Documentary Style Musical Film
On March 13th 2020, School District #62 students left for spring break unaware they would not return from their break two weeks later. In fact, many would not return to school until September; and even then, it wasn’t school as per usual. Students had one class a day for 22 days and they only attended for half a day.
A challenging and uplifting documentary by students
The COVID-19 global pandemic radically impacted (and continues to impact) people’s lives. People became sick, families lost loved ones, jobs were lost, businesses closed, and people were not able to socialize as they once did.
In the film Generation Next, Royal Bay Secondary’s Performance Company share with you their thoughts, challenges, and successes through this difficult time, while also discussing their hopes and dreams for the future. This challenging and uplifting documentary is woven together through a collection of popular musical theatre songs.
In a short period of time our world has drastically changed and it will continue to do so as we step into the future.
And the Generation Next have a lot to say about it.
Watch the trailer
Get your tickets to view the film
Pay to view performance dates:
Friday May 21—Thursday June 10, 2021
Tickets are available for purchase online at https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Index or SCAN the QR code on the poster.
All proceeds go toward developing a Mental Health initiative at Royal Bay Secondary.
Starring Royal Bay Secondary’s Performance Company with crew support from Royal Bay’s Theatre Production Crew
- Director: Melissa Young
- Director of Photography: Jay Larson
- Musical Director: Karen Snowsell
- Music Producer: Glenn Whitney and Dale Baglo
- Costume Coordinator: Mira Wade