Wensleydale School celebrates staging of first musical in five years

Jack Dalton as Troy Bolton and Molly Fagan as Sharpay Evans interact during the opening scenes.

A Dales school is celebrating the staging of its first musical production in five years.

Students at The Wensleydale School and Sixth Form School performed High School Musical on Stage over three nights finishing on Friday .

Teacher Joshua Hadfield said the students’ hard work paid off.

“Students from all years groups put on a brilliant performance and the long rehearsals and commitment have all been worthwhile.

“There were lots of nerves but the three nights were a success and all the staff are extremely proud of the cast.”

The cast of High School Musical on stage.


L-R Jack Dalton as Troy Bolton and Ellie Peacock as Gabriella Montez during a scene from High School Musical.

Jack Dalton, Year 10, played high school jock, Troy, and Ellie Peacock, also Year 10, took on the role of Gabriella, the smart girl at school.

The Disney production follows their budding relationship and their unexpected decision to audition for the school musical.