Winners of Shakespeare Drama Competition
Ave Maria Convent, Negombo participated in the Inter School Shakespeare Drama Competition organized by YMCA and the Rotary Club of Colombo North this year.
They performed a scene from Hamlet ; Andrea Fernando who characterized Hamlet and Andrea Oshadi who characterized Ophelia got nominated for the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress respectively. They practiced for two and a half months with the young 22 year old Director Mr. Roshane Jayampathy. Mr. Jayampathy put in a lot of effort with the teachers who took day and night off from their daily routine to get the best out of the students. The students were hard working and their motivation, dedication and the encouragement from the parents made them get into finals. Their tireless efforts were finally paid off with the Championship they were awarded on the 29th September 2017 at the Bishop’s College Auditorium. The cast members were ; Andrea Fernando –Hamlet, Andrea Oshadi- Ophelia, Muthuni Dissanayake-Gurtrude, Shevodi Perera-Claudius, Chrishelle De Silva-Pollonius, Natali Eranya-Learties, Mystica Jayakody-King Hamlet & Horatio, Richelle Fernando- Ghost, Melissa Perera-Maid and Ghost, Sheranya Dassanayake- Ghost & Soldier, Avindya Jayawardena- Soldier,Suraya Opatha –Ghost, Sanjana Kuruwita-Ghost and Isari Kuruwita-Ghost.