No Child…

by Nilaja Sun
University of Illinois
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

A young teaching artist engages a rough and rowdy classroom of high school students in a production of “Our Country’s Good” in the age of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Smile Politely/Katie Baldwin Prosise
Photo Credits: Eric Ponder






Director: Latrelle Bright
Set Design: Joe C. Klug
Lighting Design: Jack Horwitch
Costume Design: Liz Rowe
Sound Design: Yu-Yun Hsieh
Props Master: Julie Rundell
Dramaturge: Michelle Salerno
Stage Manager: Katie Moshier
Assistants to the Director/Assistant Stage Managers: Julia Celentano and Gina Dunn

Janitor Baron: Wigasi Brant
Ms. Sun: Tanisha Pyron
Mrs. Kennedy: Rachel Price Cooper
Ms. Tam: Kristina Loy
Security Guard: Phallon Boyd
Mrs. Projensky: Cassandra Cushman
Dona Guzman: Tess Hernandez
Mr. Johnson: Kevin Silverstein

Jerome: Donovan Diaz
Shondrika: Rebecca Ogwal
Brianna: Martasia Jones
Coca: Stephanie Feldman
Xiomara: Izis Mollinedo
Chris: Kyle Bullock
Jose: Shawn Pereira
Phillip: Cole Adams