Lakeview Elementary students play the role of carnies in the play “Jack and the Beanstalk.” It was the first time that Lakeview has put on a play with Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre. The public can see the students at 7 p.m. today at Southwest Little Theater or at 9 a.m. Saturday. -- Brandi Hagen/Albert Lea Tribune
Tanner Smale, center, a professional actor with Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre, tries to sell magic beans to Jack, played by Robert Vanriper, and Jessie, played by Maggie Moller. Smale and Lauren Longyear are the professional actors who have been working with Lakeview Elementary School students this week to put on “Jack and the Beanstalk.” It is Smale and Longyear’s first tour with the Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre.
Jadyn Ellingson, center, makes her entrance as Goose during Thursday’s rehearsal of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” About 60 children participated.
Maddie Heinz, makes her entrance as Princess Harp in Lakeview Elementary School’s performance of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” The students perform for the public today and Saturday.
Third grader Malana Thompson dances while playing the role of a bird in “Jack and the Beanstalk.”