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
Devised Work is kind of hot right now, but it’s also not especially well defined, because it seems to be both a method of constructing theatre and an aesthetic that work created through that method tends to adhere to. As a method, it’s basically a play that is created without a written script as a … More Alice in Wonderland Workshops
I have loved Sarah Ruhl’s play Eurydice ever since I read it in under-grad. It has been a dream of mine to direct it, but since I am a High School Theatre teacher and the cast size is 7, it has always just sat on my shelf waiting. Whenever any student asks about plays to … More The Power of Memory to Triumph Over Death
I’m putting together the audition packet for the fall show and wondering how I can get across the importance of reading the books before we start. I always encourage that students read the play before auditions, but in this case if you don’t read the books you will be left in the dust. For our … More Doing your Homework before the show begins
Watching you walk away Still so much left to say I close my eyes And fight the urge to cry Hands we used to hold Now alone and cold On my mind Thoughts of younger times We were strangers long ago A bond we didn’t know …. would grow You’re the Reason that I’ll … More The Reason I Come Home:
1. What do you do now? I am currently an AEA Membership Candidate. I work for Artspot Education Theatre. We tour to different countries performing original musicals in English for students learning it as a secondary language. So far I have toured to 14 countries, including: United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Turkey, China, Argentina, Mexico, Costa … More Meet the Alum: Andy McCain
For the second Trimester of the year I taught 3 Acting 1 classes… yes, I know, that is an excessive amount of Acting 1 classes, but luckily they were all fun. Each class had a different personality, filled with interesting and slightly annoying students. 3rd hour was dominated by sophomore boys, and we all know … More 2nd Tri Acting 1 Final films
Homestead High School’s 2014 winter musical, “Carousel.” This is the backstage footage!
After months of building, mounting and painting, the Carousel is almost ready!!! Here is the first rehearsal with the pit orchestra and the carousel. It’s can only get better!!!
Glorious songs, a postcard New England seaside setting and a spiritually uplifting story of love and redemption have kept Carousel among the most beloved American musicals ever created. Homestead High School will stage the Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece Feb 6-9 at the James Barr Auditorium. While the songs of Carousel — including “If I Loved … More Coming Soon!