You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. –Buckminster Fuller In the past two years we have heard a lot about Homestead’s new Trimester system and come Monday we will finish the 1st trimester ever at HHS. It’s been a rough … More First Tri leaves us…
What? Theatre should always be new. New work. New experiences. New audiences. New ideas. Theatre is a challenge. New is challenging. Theatre is creation. Creation is creative. Theatre should start when creativity starts. Young children benefit from exposure and instruction in theatre and storytelling. Creative expression enhances critical thinking skills and many types of reasoning, … More New Manifesto for the Theatre
One act is a unique class because it offers a small taste of all of the theater industry but also others. Building sets is also basic carpentry. Repairing our broken light boards is basic wiring. loading the truck is space management. Running a show from in 45 minutes is time efficiency. not many classes offer … More Thoughts from Nathan Hunt
A few months ago Kathy Sue traveled back to Wisconsin and taught a filmmaking seminar at her old Alma-mater, Homestead High School. The students were given 3 props, 4 actors and 1 location and asked to conceptualize a film using those elements… within two hours this story was ready and shot. We call this style… … More Renegade Filmmaking
This past weekend, Homestead High School’s cast and crew of “The Crucible” headed off to the One Act State Competition. Out of over 50 schools, Homestead brought home the highest honor, the Critics Choice Award as well as four other awards. Danielle Goodman won an Individual Acting Award for her role as Abigail Williams, while … More One Act State Competition
A Midsummer Night’s Weekend from Homestead Theatre Department on Vimeo.