As I put on yet another layer of black grease paint and eyeliner on my face, I tried to remember how I got here, to this moment. How a subtle and loosely constructed conversation at a coffee shop led to staring into the glowing hot incandescent light bulbs of a dressing room in a college … More The Road We Traveled by Betsy Baker
One of the most rewarding things I get to witness at a teacher is when my students take their class in their own hands and run in. As I think about it, I’m lucky enough to have this happen at least twice a year with success. Acting 2 and Theatre production Seminar both are lead … More “The Cave” One Act Class asks why we learn
What started as a late night musing from Ms. Figg-Franzoi’s imagination last spring, has evolved into a class creation based on Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave.” Last spring, Figg asked the One Act class if they would be willing to devise a play based on an idea she had. The 26 students readily agreed. Summer … More Our One Act is going to STATE!
As we move closer to auditions and the start of The Little Mermaid, I wanted to share with everyone my hopeful concept for the musical. For Homestead High School’s production of The Little Mermaid, we are going to do most of the traditional script elements, but we will change two things. The first concept, which … More Directors Concept for “The Little Mermaid”