About Airness (High School Edition)

Airness is a comedic play by Chelsea Marcantel that centers around the world of competitive air guitar. The story follows Nina, a shy woman who stumbles upon the underground subculture of air guitar and becomes obsessed with it. She transforms into a character named "The Nina" and enters a national air guitar competition. Along the way, she forms connections with other competitors, each with their own quirks and styles. 

Through their journey, the play explores themes of self-discovery, empowerment, and the liberating power of music and performance. Airness is a lively and heartwarming tale that celebrates the joy of expression and the courage it takes to step into the spotlight.

Springfield Conservatory of the Arts