Farrah BeaudrySocastee High School Choral Director
Farrah Beaudry, director of show Choirs for Socastee High School, is a native of the Myrtle Beach area. Born and raised in Murrells Inlet, SC, Beaudry now resides in the Socastee area with her husband of 10 years, Tim. Beaudry is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor degree in Music Education. Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership at CCU. She started her career as chorus and drama director of Georgetown High School in 2000. During her time there, she directed musical revues of Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, and the musical Cinderella. She also became lead teacher of the BEACH Drama Gifted and Talented Program. Beaudry joined Socastee High School’s faculty in 2006 as director of show Choirs including the nationally acclaimed Socastee Singers. She has experienced much success in this district. Her choirs have received many first place national show choir awards in competitions in New York, NY and Orlando, FL. Her groups have performed many community concerts in venues with crowds as large as 10,000. Since she joined the performing arts at SHS, they have presented Alice in Wonderland, Into the Woods, Beauty and the Beast, Seussical the Musical, Little Shop of Horrors, Legally Blonde, Tarzan, and now Shrek the Musical. As a high school graduate of Socastee in 1995, Beaudry is now happy to serve the school that gave her the passion to pursue music education.
Abigail Perry is the choreographer for The Little Mermaid and is a 2013 graduate of Socastee High School. She is happy to be back "home" and to have this exciting opportunity to bring a production to the stage she often acted on herself. Under Farrah Beaudry's direction, Abigail performed with the Socastee Singers during all four years of high school and served as Dance Captain during her senior year. She was a featured dancer in "Suessical the Musical" and "Little Shop of Horrors". In 2012 she was cast as Brooke Wyndham in "Legally Blonde the Musical" and was also dance captain for that production. As a senior she landed her favorite role, Jane in "Tarzan the Musical." As a student at Coastal Carolina University, Abi was a member of the dance team, "Coastal Chicks." During the past three summers she has been a featured dancer and Dance Captain for the longest running show on the Grand Strand, "High Steppin' Country." She also served as Assistant Choreographer for "Legally Blonde Jr." and as an Instructor Intern at Carolina Forest Performing Arts Academy.
Abigail would like to thank her mom and dad, Rhonda and Tony Perry, for giving her a passion for performing, and her dance teacher, Bryan Beaman, for encouraging her to continue her dream and never stop dancing.