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Gallery: Lakeshore Collegiate’s cast of 32, before and after getting into character

For this summer's eight-part series in which theatre critic J. Kelly Nestruck chronicled a production of Les Misérables at Toronto's Lakeshore Collegiate Institute, freelance photographer Darren Calabrese captured cast members both before and after they donned their costumes. Below, swipe each student's photo to see him or her get into character.

Bradley Plesa, Grade 12: Jean Valjean

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Gabriel Valencia, Grade 10: Inspector Javert

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Cali Phillips, Grade 11: Fantine

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Stefan Bechler, Grade 12: Monsieur Thenardier

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Samantha Dodds, Grade 11: Madame Thenardier

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Jaime Wells, Grade 11: Eponine

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Rebekah Orth, Grade 11: Azelma

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Hilliary Lyn, Grade 12: Cosette

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Jesse Thompson, Grade 12: Marius

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Joey Gratkowski, Grade 12: Bishop Myriel

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Haley Jackson, Grade 12: Mlle Baptistine

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Samantha Plesa, Grade 10: Madame Victurien

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Jesse McCormack, Grade 12: The Prosecutor

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Cory Wagar, Grade 12: The Judge

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Ember Cope, Grade 12: The Policewoman

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Jonathan Kahn, Grade 9: The Policeman

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Audrey Schatz, Grade 11: Mlle Gillenormand

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William Gibbons, Grade 11: Bamatabois

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Nick Latincic, Grade 11: Champmathieu

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Shy-Anne Lawton, Grade 11: Marguerite

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Sebastian Lyn, Grade 9: Fauchelevent

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Jenna Searon, Grade 12: Adele

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Olivia Costes, Grade 12: Citizen #1

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Terra-Lynn Mancebo, Grade 10: Young Woman

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Seth Fenner, Grade 10: Young Man

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Kreashyn Da Silva, Grade 10: Young Woman

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Maxwell Gabriel-Breen, Grade 9: Young Man

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Hannah Latincic, Grade 10: Young Woman

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Reiana Ramdeen, Grade 9: Young Woman

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Lily Masko, Grade 9: Young Woman

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Faye Schatz, Grade 9: Young Woman

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Alexandra Melillo, Grade 10: Young Woman

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