Body Electric Lights Up The PAC

Whitman English teacher Ms. Kimberly Latko perfectly emceed the evening that included reading some of her own literary works.
Whitman English teacher Ms. Kimberly Latko perfectly emceed the evening that included reading some of her own literary works.
Whether it’s via paper, like Brenda Mendez, or iPhone like Brianna Ruotolo, our talented writers got their message across to an appreciative audience.
Whether it’s via paper, like Brenda Mendez, or iPhone like Brianna Ruotolo, our talented writers got their message across to an appreciative audience.
Tim Jobson, Josh Joseph, Benjamin Joseph, Julio Taku, Jacob Goldstein, Erin Collins, and Max Eidenoff get the second act off on a high note.
Tim Jobson, Josh Joseph, Benjamin Joseph, Julio Taku, Jacob Goldstein, Erin Collins, and Max Eidenoff get the second act off on a high note.
Senior Alexander Carlin has entertained the Whitman audiences since his freshman year.
Senior Alexander Carlin has entertained the Whitman audiences since his freshman year.
From Mixed Chorus, to the Fencing Strip, to the dance floor, multi-talented Maxwell Fisher is embracing his junior year.
From Mixed Chorus, to the Fencing Strip, to the dance floor, multi-talented Maxwell Fisher is embracing his junior year.
Seniors Julio Taku and Patrec Alexander Jones Brown are in perfect harmony.
Seniors Julio Taku and Patrec Alexander Jones Brown are in perfect harmony.
Whether he’s behind the curtain or in front, it’s clear that senior Marco Chiriboga feels at home on the stage.
Whether he’s behind the curtain or in front, it’s clear that senior Marco Chiriboga feels at home on the stage.

The Body Electric is an annual performance highlighting the incredible talent at Walt Whitman High School. Whether it’s poetry, music, or dance, students and teachers took to the stage to the delight of a packed Performing Arts Center on March 8th.

Special thanks to: Marco Chiraboga and The Lamplighters for their talent and skill in making the night possible; to Mr. Murphy, Mr. Varlamos, Dr. Muller, Mrs. Grady and our custodial staff for their support; to the Collective staff and advisors Mr. Monti and Mr. Hoffmann, and the Xanadu staff and advisor Joseph Pipolo for providing innovative media for the sharing of art, music and literature; and to our many teachers and staff who cultivate and nurture our student artists.

Congratulations to the following performers, in order of appearance: Act I:  Zachary Lella- poetry, Zack Slansky- poetry, Liora Hyman- music, Mariela Suarez- poetry, Brooke Decker- prose, Julia Rinaldi music, Summer Levinsky music, Yasmini Saravia poetry, Brianna Ruotolo poetry, Brenda Mendez poetry, Maxwell Fisher dance, Andrew Galati poetry, Alexander Carlin music, Cosette Brazeau poetry, Erin Collins, Billy Collins and Sara Crapanzano – music.

Act II:  Tim Jobson and Josh Joseph, with Benjamin Joseph, Julio Taku, Jacob Goldstein, Erin Collins, and Max Eidenoff – music. Katie Latko- poetry, Lilianna Pelliccia- poetry, Sofie Dalton- poetry, Noelle Bryggman-music, Jacob Goldstein, Benjamin Joseph, Joshua Joseph, Logan Slanzky- music, Joshua Berger- poetry, Kate Jenkins- music, Hannah Stasko- poetry, Max Eidenoff- music, Maelyn Latko- poetry, Tyler Malone- poetry, Kimberly Latko- poetry, Julio Taku and Patrec Alexander Jones Brown- dance.

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