Working with professional directors, designers, and artists, students apply classroom training to the stage, learn rehearsal process and etiquette, and the discipline of performance. A play is a big commitment. Students should attend every rehearsal (conflicts must be listed at time of audition), meet memorization deadlines, and come to rehearsal prepared for the day.
A drama set in an all-girls boarding school that was painstakingly built from the ground up by two women that warns against the dangers of prejudice, intolerance, and lies believed to be facts. After a malicious student starts a rumor about her teachers in order to come home from school, a witch-hunt full of scandal proceeds that will destroy the women’s careers, relationships, and lives.
M-F, June 12 – June 23 | 9 a.m. — 4 p.m.
M-F, June 26 – 29 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
June 30 at 7 p.m. and July 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
When do we need a safety net to catch us? How can we be safe with friends and dating partners, and can communities be safety nets for individuals? Using creative writing, movement, and digital media, students create a performance exploring the ideas of safety and support for themselves, peers, and community.NOTE: ACTivate is offered in partnership with Expect Respect a program of SAFE.
M-F, June 26 – July 27 | 6 – 9 p.m.
July 28 at 7 p.m. and July 29 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
A story of mistaken identities and love at first sight, “Twelfth Night” is the original romantic comedy. During a violent storm, Twins, Viola and Sebastian, are separated in a strange new land. Having survived a shipwreck and believing her brother Sebastian has been lost, Viola falls hopelessly in love with Duke Orsino and disguises herself as a man to enter his services. From there mistaken identities and misplaced love abounds as told through poetic soliloquies and hilarious farce.