Young actress Genevieve Papadopoulos proved herself to be a real trooper
Genevieve played the lead role of Anne Frank in Castle Players production of’The Diary of Anne Frank’ at the Pavilion Theatre at Castle Hill ground. between the 20th September and the 12th October.
With two weeks of the production to go Genevieve had an accident during an unrelated dance audition, badly injuring her left foot. She saw a specialist who advised that she requires surgery.
Genevieve didn’t want to let her Castle Hill Players colleagues down by pulling out of the production. She got together with director Faith Jessel and the rest of the cast and together they managed to reblock the scenes so that she could rest her left foot by being seated in most of the scenes, The new arrangement worked well.
Genevieve goes under the knife on Tuesday and will be out of action for at least five weeks with an extensive rehab program. Everyone wishes her a full recovery.
Featured image : Genevieve Papadopoulos and Dave Kirkham in Castle Hill Players production of ‘The Diary Of Anne Frank’.