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Hopeless and No Name high school cheerleaders dance and sing after being changed from zombies to humans. In front from left are Ellie Figlmiller, Jenny Schwartz, Allura Lindquist, Carlyn Lindstrom and Megan Krasky. (Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner)

Bopping back in 'Pom-Pom Zombies'


Not all theater directors listen to ideas from actors, let alone incorporate them into a production. But that's just what director Maria White did while getting Cottage Grove Junior High School students ready to perform the musical "Pom-Pom Zombies."

The play was performed for students, friends and families in mid-March.

White said student-actors helped choreograph their own dances. "I get a lot of ideas from kids," she said.

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Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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