I have been doing theatre since about the 6th grade, which is when I realized the only time I ever like dance is when we were performing and that I should probably just be performing instead. I have been in several plays every year since then and I never passed up an opportunity to be … More My Stretch Class: By Betsy Baker
Written by: Garrett Mitman (Junior) Acting 2 Of all the rooms in Homestead, the Black Box is definitely one of my favorites. This is partially due to the fact that I enjoy Acting so much more than I do my other classes. To be honest, my other classes make me extremely bored. I really dislike … More The Black Box: By Garrett Mitman
“…Moreover, in our schools and in our life we fail to recognize adequately the educational power of joy” via How did they do school shows back in the day? — Music Directing the School Musical
Written by: Garrett Mitman Acting 2 2016 One thing I definitely have newfound appreciation for after taking Acting 2 is that you have to practice over and over to have a successful performance. Our group often got off track, and our first performance suffered for it. However, I really think we pulled it together in … More Practice Makes Perfect: by Garrett Mitman
Written By: Trevor Shahrokhi The interesting dynamic between directors results in two completely different style results. The first director, Colin Cassen had a more restraint directing style resulting in more responsibility and control with the actors. As an actor in his play the increased control to the actors resulted in funnier lines and better editing on … More Directing Styles: By Trevor Shahrokhi
Written By: Daniel Zvi (Senior) Acting 2 Letting people figure it out. It’s a pretty hard concept to master. Over the past couple months, as my group has been working on our live performance of The Office, I have had to learn what it means to let group members figure it out. By the … More Finding your Stride: By Daniel Zvi
Written By: Ken Wick-Eckert Due to the influx of rats and or mice in Ms. Figg’s Acting 1, Acting 2, and Tech Theater classrooms, she has officially banned all foods in her classes. No matter if it is a messy food or not, NO food is allowed within the Black Box. For a period of time, … More URGENT FIGG BANS FOOD IN HER CLASSROOM!!!!!!!