Luanda started her freshman year at Boca Raton Community High School this week where she will be taking Musical Theater 1 for freshman, and Theater 2. She’s also taking advanced placement courses in math and science as well as writing and French. … Continue readingLuanda Starts Freshman Year at Boca High
The first Junior State Thespian competition is now in the books and again, Boca Raton Middle School not only made history by this being the first State competition for Troupe #88493, but it medaled with superiors and excellents with surprises all around! … Continue readingFirst State Competition Great Success!
The new upstarts from Boca Middle Junior Thespian Troupe #88493 became the talk of the competition which took place all day on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at J.P. Taravilla High School in Coconut Creek Florida. Taking away 6 superiors, 6 excellents, and 8 goods, the troupe had two perfect score for one of their Large Group Musical Ensembles and another for monologue which also earned a critics choice award. Both large group ensembles received superior ratings as well as 3 of the 5 solo musicals. That is astonishing for the first time out. … Continue readingFirst Boca Middle District Thespian Competition a Huge Success!
Luanda Lia de Hilster is an American musical theater actress who grew up in the Los Angeles area surrounded by thundering samba drums, colorful Brazilian costumes, and samba dancers. … Continue readingBio
Luanda came home during rehearsals and said, “Dad: they all sang in tune the first time during rehearsals!”. Luanda was referring to working with an all-adult cast in the musical Rent. I was worried about how she would handle an all professional cast and she loved it – and most importantly: thrived in it! … Continue readingLuanda Thrives in First All Adult Cast
Luanda de Hilster is a sophomore at Boca Raton Community High School where she will be participating in Theater 2, 7th hour for musicals, and the Thespian Troupe 2564 and Drama Club. … Continue readingResume
Ever since Luanda could talk, she has danced, sang, and performed. And because she was born into the middle of my documentary “Einstein Wrong – The Miracle Year” which spanned 8 years of her life, Luanda always felt at home in front of my camera. … Continue readingNuturing a Natural Talent
The first Drama Club field trip of the summer of 2017 was the attending of an amazing production of the musical “Into the Woods” at Florida Atlantic University’s Studio One Theater during their summer “Festival Rep”. The play was at 2 pm on Saturday, July 15, 2017 and was well worth the effort! … Continue readingInto the Woods Field Trip was Inspiring
I’m a parent of a drama club student at Boca Community Middle School who just went through her first year of Drama Club in the 6th grade. All I can say is wow! … Continue readingOur Experience with Drama Club 2016-2017 – Amazing!