Spring Musical Q&As 2023: The Wizard of Oz — Paige Harsevoort
Role: Dorothy Gale
What’s your relationship with your role?
“I love my role so so much; getting to act as Dorothy Gale has been such an exciting and fun experience for me.”
What made you audition?
“My passion for theatre has always made me do productions, but getting to do it with my friends definitely made me want to audition more.”
Do you like being a part of the musical?
“Yes. It has provided me with so many opportunities and has allowed me to make new friends and spend time with old ones.”
What’s your favorite part about your role?
“My favorite part about playing Dorothy is getting to talk in an old-time accent; it is really fun to act out.”
What should we expect from the musical?
“You should expect an amazing production with a lot of cool effects and theatre magic that will leave you shocked!”
What are you most nervous about?
“I’m most nervous about falling during a dance…I haven’t fallen yet, but it has always been a fear of mine.”
Who is your celebrity icon?
“I am super inspired by [Canadian actress] Katie Douglas. She is able to completely immerse herself in different roles and situations and is so amazing at what she does.”