Auditions. The single worst word of the English language to any actor. The competitive fuss, the little mistake that you hope and pray the director didn’t see, and the hopeful nerve-wracking feeling of standing out. This is the very nature of most auditions, typically. But, why should they be like this? Why is there a … More Auditions By: Andrew Lococo (’16)
For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Amelia Figg-Franzoi and I’m the theatre teacher at Homestead High School in Mequon WI. This blog is written in response to my teachings and learning, and sometimes written by the students I’ve conned into posting. Apart from being a teacher, I am also a … More My Artist Statement is Education
A stage manager is essentially the head traffic controller of a live theater or television production. Once the director has issued his or her final notes to the cast, this person usually assumes command of the physical stage area, dressing rooms and backstage greenroom. All staff, such as lighting, sound, props and scenery technicians, report … More What Does a Stage Manager Do?
My time in tech theatre was very meaningful and unique. I learned a wide array of topics and techniques throughout each unit. What I enjoyed the most was crafting the doors for Arabian Nights. Not only did I feel proud after building it with my group, but that it was used on stage for the … More The Truth about Tech Theatre By: Peter Raimann