Written By: Sydneye Olkowski (2014) It has been a whimsical, exciting journey from the first read-through of Homestead High School Drama Club’s winter musical, “Brigadoon“, all the way back in December of 2012 to the first pit and cast rehearsal this past Sunday. With many new, especially underclassmen, to the musical stage, it has been … More Oh the Whimsy of it!
Written By: Haley Wittchow (HHS 2014) Yes there is magic in the theatre! Be it on Broadway, in Milwaukee, and YES at Homestead High School. Entering HHS, I knew it was important for me to be involved in a school activity. My freshman year, I auditioned for the winter musical on a whim and at … More THERE IS MAGIC IN THE THEATRE!
Written By Allison Rowe (HHS 2016) A dancer since the age of five, I have always thought of the stage as my home. But through my participation in the musical, Brigadoon, I have discovered a new love of the stage – in singing and especially in acting. Now, I want to take as many acting … More Brigadoon Musings
Written by: Katie Bandurski (2014) Brrrring. The bell rings at 2:37; the day is finished, but the best part of school has yet to begin. I pack up my backpack, meet some friends, and head down to the Fine Arts wing. Promptly at 3:00, rehearsal begins. Seniors lead warmups, encouraging the cast to chant along … More Is this the end of artistic expression?
It is time. I have kept this to myself (minus the few people I told, my parents, friends, etc), but now since the school board has mentioned it publicly I can speak. In December I was informed that the School Board has added the Theatre curriculum to the list of things they want to cut. … More School Board Cuts
By Halee Newby (2014) It’s hard to believe that in exactly a month from today, the actors will be taking the stage. Brigadoon has really evolved and I could not be more excited about it! To be perfectly honest, I was a little nervous about it, as I am with every play or musical we … More One Month Away
This is an interesting musical process, our Stage Crew and Tech Theatre classes are building sets for Brigadoon. Stage crew has the harder job of making a house stand on stage without falling, but Tech Theatre also had a challenge. The Tech Theatre class took two weeks to build and paint the bridge used in … More Life Skills