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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Hillsdale Drama Intermediate/Advanced Drama Classes 2016/2017

Thank you to everyone who auditioned for the Intermediate/Advanced Drama classes!

We are so happy to see that theater is alive and well at Hillsdale. :)

 

Please check the lists below, sign up for your classes with your counselor if you have not already done so, and keep training!!

 

 

Intermediate Drama Signups 2016-2017

Brie Sloves

Abby Reddy

Marissa Schartenberg

Catherine Lange

Megan Mayhan

Caitlyn Johnson

Leah Dautoff

Max Kennel

Ny’Asia Ward

Emma Poimboeuf

Brianna Schatt

Tommy Petersen

Maggie Beers

Ellie Englehaupt

Veronica Casey

Manuel Bernal

Teagan Browne

Jordan Corley

Sean Lundstrom

Jacob Kolb

Ricky Menendez

Maddie Paradine

Blanca Garduno

Anthony Cala

Danielle Kessler

Sarah Sanchez

Anthony Eva

Payton Eichenbaum

Amir Razak

 

 

Advanced Drama Signups 2016-2017

Max Freshour

Angel Madeuno

Justice Hines

Eric Schartenberg

Ryan Mayhan

Jack Bell

Autumn Angel

Emma Worthge

Drew Taner

Jay Griffe

Maryanne Sheldon

Thea Etchepare

Margaret Carroll

Emma Neuling

Emma Houle

Katia Pramono

Aaron Odell

Olivia Umstead

Nikko Garoufalias

Alexis Legaspi

Sabrina Klindworth

Ryan Garcia

Sean Tjoa

Lukas Stoiber

Jenna LaCome

Sonya Gaysinskiy

Connor Canter

Hayden Canter

 

Drama Course Descriptions

Drama 1-2Students work in pairs and small groups to learn skills in: 

- team building, collaboration & communication 

- improvisation 

- character development 

- audition technique 

- giving and receiving feedback

- theatre history, including Greek Theater, Italian Commedia dell'Arte, Shakespeare, and Chicano Theater

In addition, students deepen Common Core reading and writing skills by learning to make a statement about something they observe, then back it up with evidence.

 

Drama 3-4: In this intensive course, actors develop a deeper understanding of theater from different cultural and historical perspectives through:   

- scene study & monologues 

- Long-term Improv Project

- directing, producing and design (One Acts and Karaoke Musicals)

- Youth Playwriting Project with TheatreWorks (show is Nov 10!)

- deeper emotional development of characters

- many more chances to practice performance technique.

(Students must be in grades 10-12 and have either passed Drama 1-2 or have permission of the instructor. May be repeated for credit.)

 
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School of Rock Roles

Dewey Finn (Lead) a down-on-his-luck, energetic, wannabe rock superstar. Plays onstage guitar. Range: B2-E5, E2.

 

Rosalie Mullins (Lead) the very uptight principal of Horace Green Elementary. It is revealed that she was "not always wound this tight", but the pressure of the parents wanting everything to be perfect has made her into someone she never wanted to be Range: B3-D6.

 

Ned Schneebly (Supporting) Dewey Finn's best friend and pushover roommate. Range: C3-F#4.

 

Patty Di Marco (Supporting) Ned's bossy girlfriend. She makes no secret of her hatred for Dewey, constantly berating him for his lack of a proper job and inability to pay rent. Range: C4-E5.

 

Zach Mooneyham (Lead) quiet and shy. He was reluctant to be part of the band at first, mostly due to having a very strict father. Plays onstage guitar. Range: A3-C#5 to F5.

 

Lawrence (Lead) polite, proper, and mild-mannered, Lawrence is worried that he is not cool enough to be in the band. Plays onstage keyboard.

 

Freddy (Lead) more rebellious than the other students. Plays onstage drums. Range: A3-C#5 to F5.

 

Katie (Lead) student at Horace Green; plays onstage bass.

 

Summer Hathaway (Lead) educated, clever, and responsible. As the class' factotum, she thinks mostly of succeeding and earning good grades. Range: B3-D5 to A3 & F5.

 

Tomika (Supporting) the new girl at school, and extremely shy. When she decides to finally let her guard down and sing, Tomika becomes the lead singer in the band. Range: A3-D#5, up to G5.

 

Marcy, Shonelle, Sophie, Madison (Supporting) students at Horace Green who become a part of the band as vocalists or work behind-the-scenes.

 

Mason & James (Supporting) students at Horace Green who join the band as behind-the-scenes helpers.

 

Billy (Supporting) a student at Horace Green, who becomes the bands stylist. Range: B3-C#5, also A3 up to F5.

 

Featured Roles (Teachers, Parents, Band Members) (Supporting) All have solo speaking and/or singing parts.

HILLSDALE DRAMA Events!

 

AND - Check out these ongoing  meetings and shows:

Drama Club meetings - every Monday in Green Room at Lunch!

Film Club meetings - every Tuesday in Green Room at Lunch!

HIT shows - every other Friday in Little Theater at Lunch! only $0.25!

Find 'Hillsdale Drama' on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!!

Find us on Facebook!

Twitter and Instagram @hillsdaledrama

Performance Opportunities

Hillsdale Drama stages three productions every year:

Fall Musical 

 

Spring Play 

 

Student Directed One Acts 

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Past Performances

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