PHOTOS: Kick off your Sunday shoes with Wellington thespians


The new kid Ren McCormack (Justin Hartman) meets Willard Hewitt (Bryce Wylie) in school.


Ariel Moore (Ava Rowland) and friends Rusty (Rianna Rosecrans), Wendy Jo (Becca Charlton) and Urleen (Bella Miller) lament the poor selection of men at their school in “Footloose.”


Ren McCormack (Justin Hartman) tries to convince his new friends to petition for a dance at their school.


Cowboy Bob (Dan Cwalina) and his band (Alaine Bremke, Hannah Lemke, and Bailey Wise) re-enact a Robert Palmer song at the night club.


Rusty (Rianna Rosecrans) rejoices that Willard (Byrce Wylie) finally dances with her.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington Enterprise

They sure do know how to cut loose — “Footloose”! The Wellington High School drama club performed the play this past week, getting the audience in the mood to dance. The musical is adapted from the iconic 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon and John Lithgow.

The new kid Ren McCormack (Justin Hartman) meets Willard Hewitt (Bryce Wylie) in school.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/04/web1_WHSDramaFootloose-1-of-5-.jpgThe new kid Ren McCormack (Justin Hartman) meets Willard Hewitt (Bryce Wylie) in school.

Ariel Moore (Ava Rowland) and friends Rusty (Rianna Rosecrans), Wendy Jo (Becca Charlton) and Urleen (Bella Miller) lament the poor selection of men at their school in “Footloose.”
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/04/web1_WHSDramaFootloose-2-of-5-.jpgAriel Moore (Ava Rowland) and friends Rusty (Rianna Rosecrans), Wendy Jo (Becca Charlton) and Urleen (Bella Miller) lament the poor selection of men at their school in “Footloose.”

Ren McCormack (Justin Hartman) tries to convince his new friends to petition for a dance at their school.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/04/web1_WHSDramaFootloose-3-of-5-.jpgRen McCormack (Justin Hartman) tries to convince his new friends to petition for a dance at their school.

Cowboy Bob (Dan Cwalina) and his band (Alaine Bremke, Hannah Lemke, and Bailey Wise) re-enact a Robert Palmer song at the night club.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/04/web1_WHSDramaFootloose-4-of-5-.jpgCowboy Bob (Dan Cwalina) and his band (Alaine Bremke, Hannah Lemke, and Bailey Wise) re-enact a Robert Palmer song at the night club.

Rusty (Rianna Rosecrans) rejoices that Willard (Byrce Wylie) finally dances with her.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/04/web1_WHSDramaFootloose-5-of-5-.jpgRusty (Rianna Rosecrans) rejoices that Willard (Byrce Wylie) finally dances with her.