The most advanced theatre class at Homestead High School is not like the rest of the theatre courses offered. There is no hand holding, it’s fast, dirty, and tiring. Plus the students decide what happens: from the crew students who design the set and plan all the lighting and sound to the students who have … More When Students Run their own class…
World Theatre Day is the creation of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). It is celebrated annually on the 27th March by ITI Centres and the international theatre community. Various national and international theatre events are organized to mark this occasion. One of the most important of these is the circulation of the World Theatre Day … More World Theatre Day – 27 March
Or watching Figg during rehearsals jam out during scene changes. When she wears her lights up boots, those are the best to watch… pitch black scene change and then flashing red, blue and green lights appear from the audience. You know she is jamming.
By: Christian Loukopoulos Chapter 1 Suddenly my muscles tensed as I sprang up from my pillow from which my head had recently laid upon, due to a familiar noise that I had grown to despise. After a split second I sprang into action! knowing all too well what was needed to be done. Typing feverishly … More Story about One Act District By: Christian Loukopoulos
“We are coming along in the rehearsal process having nearly the whole play blocked. With less than a month to prepare, an exciting yet alarming feeling fills the cast and crew.” -Andrew Lococo (’16)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on a stage with bright lights, microphones, and with hundreds of people watching you recite lines that you have practiced for weeks? Well, Acting One introduces you to the amazing art of acting. During my fun filled time in Acting One, we spent time … More Light, Camera, Action By: Alexandra Buchanan
Auditions. The single worst word of the English language to any actor. The competitive fuss, the little mistake that you hope and pray the director didn’t see, and the hopeful nerve-wracking feeling of standing out. This is the very nature of most auditions, typically. But, why should they be like this? Why is there a … More Auditions By: Andrew Lococo (’16)
For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Amelia Figg-Franzoi and I’m the theatre teacher at Homestead High School in Mequon WI. This blog is written in response to my teachings and learning, and sometimes written by the students I’ve conned into posting. Apart from being a teacher, I am also a … More My Artist Statement is Education