Month: September 2014
When Wayne Comes to Check Up on Stage Crew
I love Theatre!
I love theatre because there is literally something for everyone to do! You can build, you can design, you can create, you can act, you can sing, you can manage, you can make silly props, you can make super neat props, you can set the whole scene with just a few lights, you can tell … More I love Theatre!
It’s 9pm on a Friday night and I’m in the presence of 30 Drama Club students watching Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland.” It’s Drama Club movie night! Everyone is snuggled in blankets, perched on couches or sitting on pillows with piles of food around them in our wonderful Black Box Theatre. But don’t worry, this … More Filling Friday
Dreaming of Drama Club
Seniors to the Freshmen techies
The Mikado: Synopsis
What’s a teenager to do when his old man insists he marry an older woman? (Particularly if she’s got a face that would stop a bullet train.) Add to this that father’s word is law because he’s the Emperor of Japan, that he’s politically quite a bit to the right of (well. . . you … More The Mikado: Synopsis
Alice: A Devised Theatre Project
The Homestead High School Theatre Department is creating a World Premiere! That’s right! A never before seen production of Alice in Wonderland. The 38 cast members, 20 crew members and 14 costume girls are all working on a Devised Physical Theatre piece that will tell their own version of Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland and Alice … More Alice: A Devised Theatre Project
Smooth Landing: Notes on Stage Managing
I’ve got a little list
And it’s started! One of our students started writing lyrics for “I’ve got a Little List” in our musical “The Mikado.” This song traditionally pokes fun at current events, so we are thinking about having a bit of fun making fun of our lovable Homestead High School. Here’s what one student has written! “As someday … More I’ve got a little list