BRAWLEY — Barbara Worth Junior High School students showcased their acting abilities Thursday in the Palmer Performing Arts Center in the play "Acting Out!"
"We did great," said Claudia Ruiz, 14, a member of the school's drama club.
Claudia played Lisa, a "gothic-" type student made an outcast by her classmates.
In one scene she runs away and thinks about committing suicide. The audience was captivated as Claudia shed tears in her role.
According to the play's program, the story is about a class of high school students who find out their drama teacher is missing. As the interact they find out each other's inner feelings by "Acting Out."
"They find out a lot of things about each other that they didn't know," states the program. "They also find that the perceptions of each other aren't always what they seem to be."