Theatre is School

For those of you who don’t know I teach at Homestead High School in Mequon Wisconsin.  We are lucky enough to have a full time theatre program and I am lucky that the administration likes me enough to keep on hiring me back.  The teachers are back for the kick off events held for our … More Theatre is School

Home is Where the Heart Is by: Sarah Verespej

Written by: Sarah Verespej Stray sawdust, specks of glitter, a jungle of curtains, lights and pulleys tangled above, a familiar G major chord mingling with the ceaseless creativity accumulating in the Black Box down the hall, and surrounded by it all, in the center of the stage, is me. Since my first 14-year-old-freshman footstep crossed … More Home is Where the Heart Is by: Sarah Verespej

Early Is On Time; On Time Is Late; Late Is Unacceptable

As I watch the students of Homestead High School this year I am struck by their lateness: to school, to class, to rehearsals, to meetings, the list goes on. Being late is unacceptable. While that sounds harsh, it’s the truth and something that should be said more often. I don’t care if you’re attending a … More Early Is On Time; On Time Is Late; Late Is Unacceptable

One Act made a film…

The 2016 One Act competition class worked all 1st trimester on creating a show to compete with at their state competition.  Their hard work paid off when they walked away with 10 awards: Critics Choice Award Outstanding Ensemble Award Outstanding Stage Crew Award Outstanding Director Award Outstanding Actor: Emma Zander Outstanding Actor: Lauren Burghardt Outstanding … More One Act made a film…