There are still a few tickets left to see several talented Northern Illawarra teens in the TIGS production of The Wizard of Oz!
The show stars local, and Year 9 student Darcy Fisher as Dorothy , a role she’s taken to like a duck to water.
No stranger to the stage, Darcy is a TIGS production veteran, having starred as Mary in The Secret Garden, then a Silly Sister in Beauty and the Beast.
Darcy is an accomplished singer who has also been learning dance at the Thirroul Dance Academy for many years.
“I love performing and I love to sing,” she says. “Dorothy has been a dream role. It’s such an amazing, creative show and everyone in the cast and crew has worked so hard to make it really special.
“Plus we all get to work with a real dog! Comet, or Toto, is gorgeous and pretty well behaved, so it’s been great fun.”
Darcy says a lot of time goes into making the production come to life. And come to life it has! The TIGS production is a faithful re-telling of a classic story, complete with snow, bubbles, tap dancers and even roller skates!
“But it’s all worth when production week comes around,” she says. “We all love to perform and it’s always so much fun. TIGS puts so much effort into the production. The costumes are always beautiful and the staging is so professional.”
Darcy is surrounded by an amazing and talented cast of young people who have created a remarkable piece of musical theatre. From the acrobatic monkey of showman Byron Leitch to the glorious voice of Good Witch Molly Stewart, under the direction of teacher Jane Macintosh, the show is a must-see.
And when the curtain comes down, Darcy plans to keep on performing. It’s in her genes. Her father (and singing teacher) is multi MO and ACE Award winner Stephen Fisher-King, who has also performed lead roles in major musicals including Cats, Evita, Hello Dolly and The Rocky Horror Show, as well as The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, where he sang alongside Sarah Brightman. Stephen is now also a vocal coach and singing teacher Darcy performs regularly in Stephen’s production shows at venues across Sydney.
But for now, she’s following the yellow brick road.
Tickets for the TIGS production of The Wizard of Oz can be booked HERE