Spring 2024



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Description: A theatrical play varying in genre, cast size, participation, and director insight each year. *Usually requires an educational aspect to the cast and crew such as a research project or analysis. 

Timeline: January 2024 – March 2024

Show Days: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Night 

Auditions: First week we return from Winter Break – See Daily WHS Announcements for Specific Dates and Times – Usually in tandem with Shamrock Student Scenes Auditions

  • Acting Auditions – 2-3 hours after school – 1 to 2 days
    • Group scenes read a loud with directors and students in the Auditorium
    • Individual Monologues
    • Acting critiques and games led by senior members of the Theatre
  • Call Backs: Last day of Auditions
    • Some students are called back for a final audition including but not limited to: another group audition reading lines, and character analysis

Technical Theatre Auditions/Applications: 

  • Types of Technical Theatre
    • Costume and Props
      • Finding, creating, and manufacturing Costumes and Props for Actors to use on Stage
    • Set Building and Stage Design
      • Creating, designing, and building stage pieces and sets
    • Lighting and Sound
      • Learning, designing, and running the lights and sound boards for the shows. 
    • Stage and Shop Manager – Interviewed Position
      • Stage Manager – Extension of the directors who provide, communication, and logistics, and in charge of all backstage aspects
      • Shop Manager – Works with the Stage manager, organizes set shop, delegates tasks, and opens and closes the shop. 
    • Student Director -Interviewed Position
      •  Extension of the directors who provide, insight, marketing, and advertisement expertise via social media, logistics, and organization tasks at the directors’ discretion. 
  • Tech Applications- Link to Google Form to the application found on Theatre Website
    • Provide a rendering of theatrical design depending on the technical theatre position interested
      • Ex. Interested in Costumes, provide a costume design for a few characters in the show to showcase your skills and eye for design. 

Cast List is posted on the Auditorium Doors the Friday before rehearsals begin

Fees – All students who are cast in the show (actors and technical crew) pay a $80 participation fee that includes a show t-shirt. Fees go toward the following:

  • Rights and Royalties to produce the show
  • Building Sets and Showpieces
  • Script rentals or purchases
  • Costume/Prop creation or rental
  • Advertisements and Marketing
  • All fees go directly back into the theatrical experiences for the students

* Note – Audition Workshops are available during our WHS Theatre Boot Camp