The Optimist

  • October 15Follow us on Twitter and Instagram

  • October 15South has 5 Lilly Scholarship finalists!

  • September 11Finals are Nov. 1 and 2

Theatre South performs one act plays

Calvin Prenkert, Staff Writer/Photographer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The Advanced Theatre Productions class will perform a series of one-act plays this Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in Carmichael Hall. The advanced acting class, led by speech and theatre teacher Catherine Rademacher, was brought back into the course offerings this year due to popular demand.

 

Two selections, “All in the Timing” (a piece divided into three parts) and “The Actor’s Nightmare” are performed by the 15-person class. There will be a 15 minute intermission, and tickets are priced at $5.

 

Sophomore Maya Mills, who plays Betty in the “All in the timing’s” first installment, Sure Thing, has enjoyed the challenge of participating in short one act plays.

 

“Performing with the Theatre class is so much fun. We are all great friends and have such a tight bond,” Mills said.

 

This is Theatre South’s second production of the school year, following their winter production of “Footloose.” However, these selections are completely different from the blockbuster movie-turned-musical because of their length and conceptual nature.

 

“The plots are so abstract, and we have only had class time to rehearse. However, everything is coming into place and it will definitely be a fun show,” Mills said.

 

This different kind of theatre is perfectly demonstrated by sophomore Tyson Gregory, who plays the lead role of George Spervin in “The Actor’s Nightmare.” Gregory’s character finds himself as the stand in for lead roles in several different performances of popular plays, including “Hamlet,” but doesn’t know any of the lines. To that point, within the play he is often shouting “line!” or being fed lines not because he actually needs them, but because it’s what’s written in the script.

 

“The difference from bigger shows and these is that there isn’t as much to work with; you have to go more off script but not add too many changes or variations because all of it can be critical in the end,” Gregory said.

 

IF YOU GO:

 

What: Theatre South’s Advanced Acting class performing one act plays

 

When: April 20 @ 7 p.m.


Where: BHSS Carmichael Auditorium

 

Cost: $5 per person

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    News

    Math League is on the rise

  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    Showcase

    South girls fall to Center Grove in PKs

  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    Showcase

    South boys, girls run to 2nd place finish at sectionals (gallery)

  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    News

    South administration outlines new JUUL policies

  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    Showcase

    South tennis sweeps Sectionals

  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    Showcase

    Upperclassmen visit the college fair

  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    Showcase

    South football falls to Columbus North, 35-52.

  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    Showcase

    Homecoming king and queen crowned

  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    Showcase

    National Honor Society hosts blood drive

  • Theatre South performs one act plays

    News

    Parking woes in the front lot

The student news site of Bloomington High School South
Theatre South performs one act plays