April 28, 2015
Rachel Adams Admitted to The American Academy of Musical and Dramatic Arts
Prince Avenue senior Rachel Adams, has been recognized for her admission to and scholarships from The American Academy of Musical and Dramatic Arts, a premier school for the performing arts located in New York City.
Rachel, the daughter of Timothy and Petrea Adams, has had an extensive Fine Arts career at PACS participating in Chorus, Drama, and Performing Arts. Among her many roles, she has played Ms. Hannigan in Annie Jr., Nancy in Oliver!, Anita in West Side Story, Mrs. Van Daan in Diary of Anne Frank, Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun, Herself (Rachel Adams) in Godspell, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Veta in Harvey, and Eponine in Les Miserablés. Rachel has also been in the Region 8A All Star Cast, placed first in Solo and Trio events in GHSA Region 2A Literary Meet, placed 1st in Solo in GHSA State Literary Meet, and placed 2nd in Trio in GHSA State Literary Meet. Rachel has been awarded Region 8A Outstanding Actress and Thespian Society-Georgia Thespian Conference Overall Accomplished and Showcase Performer. Rachel has also participated in Georgia Music Educators District 14 Honors Chorus-2015, Christian School Chorale-2011 Carnegie Hall, and Concert and Disney Broadway Workshop-2012. Additionally, Rachel is active in Tri-M (the student chapter of the National Association of Music Educators) and is the Thespian Society-Vice-President at PACS.
LaMurl Morris, Director of Fine Arts at PACS, describes Rachel as an integral part of PACS Fine Arts and a uniquely talented student. “Rachel is a very talented young lady with aspirations of a career as a Broadway performer. She has been preparing for this all of her life, and admission to The American Academy of Musical and Dramatic Arts will give her additional preparation and network contacts to further her performance opportunities.”
Rachel is pictured with her parents, Timothy and Petrea Adams, and her brother Will, a Junior at PACS.