RISING STAR CAPTIVATES SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AUDIENCE: Ala Tiatia, just a few weeks after graduating from Burroughs High School, reiterated his celebrated portrayal of Jean Valjean in the California Youth Conservatory

RISING STAR CAPTIVATES SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AUDIENCE: Ala Tiatia, just a few weeks after graduating from Burroughs High School, reiterated his celebrated portrayal of Jean Valjean in the California Youth Conservatory's presentation of Les Miserables at the Lawrence Welk Theater in San Diego. Tiatia took school and community stages by storm with his triple-threat talent in vocals, dance and acting. Scores of Ala's local fans made the trek to the Welk resort to catch his performance, which received a standing ovation when this viewer made the trip.

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  • First Posted: 2012-07-25