Theatre Thursday

The First Read Through Rehearsal – Unlocking Potential

I've been crazy busy.  In the past 8 days I have attended 2 first read through rehearsals for 2 different productions: Lion King Jr (our next after school production) and Noises Off (our next class production).  Sometimes the first read through of a script is called a table read.  This rehearsal is the foundation for… Continue reading The First Read Through Rehearsal – Unlocking Potential

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Unlocking Potential Through Theater Education

Studying theatre can be a great starting point for careers such as teaching, law, and politics, not to mention broadcasting and performing. If this is the case why are classes in the performing arts the first classes on the chopping block when budgets get tight. This week I had the opportunity to speak to the… Continue reading Unlocking Potential Through Theater Education

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Lessons from Addams Family… Round Two

Before I begin I must give credit to my friend, and talented photographer, John Bruning, for the excellent photos of our process and production.  His talents and contributions for our theatre program can not be measured.  He is truly a valuable member of our team! We recently (well, a month ago) closed our production of… Continue reading Lessons from Addams Family… Round Two

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If You Build It They Will Come – Addams Family Set

A week ago we closed Addams Family the Musical at Central High School.  What a fun show! We started rehearsals a week before school started.  We also started building the set on the weekends.  My building team consisted of the kids in the cast, the kids in my tech theater class and a couple dads… Continue reading If You Build It They Will Come – Addams Family Set