There is a collective inhale the moment the lights go down before a show begins. All together we breathe as one, audience, cast, crew, orchestra. In that one breath we pulse, we live, we regenerate. Our hearts beat, our minds create, our souls ingest. We become one entity. It is our calm before the storm, … More Our Theatrical Class of 2019
Now the year is over and we will go our own ways for the summer, but I hope you enjoy the video to remember this fun year!!
As we finish this school year strong and look ahead to the next, I want to share with you the current MTSD Fine Art Calendar. While we do not know the HHS Theatre Season, we still have the dates for the auditions, tech, and shows. Fall Play: Auditions: September 4 and 5, 3-5pm Callbacks: September … More 2019-2020 Fine Arts Schedule
By: Amelia Figg-Franzoi My journey with this Macbeth started last spring when the students expressed a desire to perform another Shakespeare play. One student suggested Macbeth going so far as to give us the season title which we used, “Decisions Determine Destiny.” Macbeth is all about the choices we make and the consequences after. Yes, … More Macbeth Production Notes
Written by William Shakespeare, Macbeth, or as most theatre folks refer to it, The Scottish Play, is a psychological and tragic tale of blind ambition and destructive, consuming power. It is a play full of malicious intentions and gruesome murders. Cooperatively directed by Amelia Figg-Franzoi, Andrea Burkholder and Christopher Elst, this production with its intriguing artistic choices makes … More Double, Double, Toil and Trouble
by: Evan McGuire In my years so far at Homestead High, I’ve enjoyed playing cello in pit orchestra more than anything else. After The Little Mermaid this winter, I wanted to become more involved in the theatre department, but as an instrumentalist, my skills are only required for our musicals, which happen once a year. … More A Note on Macbeth Orchestration
It all started out with a simple email to the art teachers: At this point Ms. Nowak refused to open the email, but luckily Ms. Hustedde did and she had ideas! Do we make a ceramic head? Paper mache? Did it have to look real? The answer was the head needed to look like our … More How to make a Severed Head