Young actors enjoy cultural outing

Students eagerly tuck in to a variety of tasty dishes.

Young thespians from Sir John A. Cumber Primary IB World School recently had the opportunity to immerse themselves in another culture during a trip to a local restaurant.

The arts students visited Southern Spice Indian Restaurant on March 2, for a cultural experience that proved to be a big hit. The school’s music and

drama teacher, Rebekah Jefferson, noted that the students who study dance, drama and music work hard, and they like to celebrate their success in new and interesting ways.

“This year, we decided to have the actors experience something a bit different,” said Ms. Jefferson.

“As aspiring actors, these young people may have to travel abroad for performances in the future and be immersed in cultures and cuisines that they are unfamiliar with,” she said.

“As an IB school, we encourage our students to display tolerance, which is so important in discovering the world around us. Southern Spice Indian Restaurant graciously agreed to work with us in giving our students a taste of Indian cuisine.”

The students enjoyed a spread of Indian foods, while Southern Spice owner and master chef Raj Kumar shared information on the dishes and culture of his homeland.