Drama

LCHS Alumn Working in the Field: Chris Foss Continues to Impress

ITS Leader Works Professionally in the Arts

by Tom McLaughlin | December 8, 2010

During the last 20 years LCHS Performing Arts has seen many of its successful arts leaders go on to accomplish great things.  Chris Foss' resume is incredible and he continues to work on the stage, in studio, and on screen.  It "IS" . . . read more


TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING is a HIT!

It's a Feast! It's a Dance! It's One Hilarious Show!

by Tom McLaughlin | November 2, 2010

  YOUR INVITATION TO THE WEDDING OF 2010 If you think your family is dysfunctional, wait until you meet the Nunzios and the Vitales at the wedding of their children.  And if you're one of those people who hates . . . read more


Lewis Central High School Fight Song

Drama Students Know It...Do You?

by Tom McLaughlin | September 26, 2010

Lewis Central, Lewis Central, Fight with all your might. Cheers for our team, blue and white team victory's in sight. (rah, rah, rah or other cool sound) Be what may be, You will all see, Titans in the fight. . . . read more


1940s RADIO HOUR Parent Meeting & Schedule

by Tom McLaughlin | September 18, 2010

Our 1940's Radio Hour will be held from 6:29-7:29 on Thursday, March 24, 2011 in the LCHS Drama Room.  Due to the extraordinary demands on our students during this spring, we really need our parent's help in finding furniture and . . . read more


1940s RADIO HOUR Cast Party Committee

By Whitney Clark | September 16, 2010

  The Cast Parties for LC Drama productions are handled entirely by the LC Drama parents. We are thankful for those who open their homes to our students after a production. One of the reasons we host a supervised . . . read more


1940s RADIO HOUR Parent Costume Committee

Making Sure Our Students Look Like the Stars They Are!

by Tom McLaughlin | September 16, 2010

  We are in need of help from our parents that are capable of alterations and assisting us to ensure our costumes look their best for the actors. Costume Parade for 1940s RADIO HOUR is Friday, April 15, 2011.We hope that we . . . read more


1940s RADIO HOUR Cast & Production Team List

by Tom McLaughlin | September 11, 2010

DIRECTOR’S NOTE PLEASE READ It’s nice to begin in such a “chillaxed” manner. It’s also nice to be working with such a small, talented cast. Very nice. Thanks to all of the 75 students who attended general meetings for . . . read more


LCHS Drama Production Contract: Rules & Regulations

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is a habit..." Aristotle

by Tom McLaughlin | September 10, 2010

            LCHS Department of Drama: Production Contract 1.   Play well the part, for therein lies the glory.   Give 100% of what is best about your talent, . . . read more


LCHS Drama Code of Ethics

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is a habit..." Aristotle

by Tom McLaughlin | September 10, 2010

Part of the great tradition of the theatre is a Code of Ethics which belongs to every worker on the legitimate stage.  This code, while tacit, has been observed throughout the centuries and will continue long after us.  It . . . read more

MAKEUP DESIGNER: PRODUCTION TEAM JOB DESCRIPTION

Good Makeup is Never Noticed by the Audience

by Tom McLaughlin | September 24, 2010

The make-up artist is responsible for providing make-up for the actors and assisting them in applying stage make-up and hair styling for their character. The following is a list of specific items which need to be done and a time-frame for . . . read more


DIRECTOR: PRODUCTION TEAM JOB DESCRIPTION

"The play's the thing..." --Shakespeare

by Tom McLaughlin | September 24, 2010

The director is the creative, artistic leader of the production and the production team.  The director is the controlling force for unifying all crews working on the production.  The director is responsible for interpreting the . . . read more


HOUSE MANAGER: PRODUCTION TEAM JOB DESCRIPTION

Service with a Smile; Ushers are the First Impression of the Production

by Tom McLaughlin | September 18, 2010

The house manager is responsible for printing or ordering tickets, selling tickets, organizing and staffing the box office, accounting for the revenue, and organizing the ushers for each performance.  The following is a list of specific . . . read more


LIGHTING DESIGNER: PRODUCTION TEAM JOB DESCRIPTION

"Let there be light. And there was and it was good."

by Tom McLaughlin | September 18, 2010

The lighting designer, after meeting with the director and set designer, is responsible for compiling an equipment inventory, designing a light plot, and hanging, focusing and circuiting the lighting design.  The lighting designer or . . . read more


PROPERTY MASTER: PRODUCTION TEAM JOB DESCRIPTION

Attention to Details Separates Mediocrity from Excellence

by Tom McLaughlin | September 18, 2010

The props master is responsible for identifying locating, building, buying, renting, caring for, and returning all set furniture dressings, and props needed for a production. Props include set furniture, set dressings, trim props, set props, . . . read more


SCENIC DESIGNER: PRODUCTION TEAM JOB DESCRIPTION

The Scenic Designer Creates the World of the Playwright

by Tom McLaughlin | September 18, 2010

The set designer, after discussing the interpretation of the play with the director, is responsible for designing a set for the production.  Designing a set includes preparing a series of drawings and paintings which include all the . . . read more


TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: PRODUCTION TEAM JOB DESCRIPTION

If I Had a Hammer, I'd Hammer in the Morning, I'd Hammer in the Evening...

by Tom McLaughlin | September 18, 2010

The technical director is an assistant to the director and supervises all technical aspects of the production including set construction, set painting, lights and sound. The following is a list of specific items which need to be done and a . . . read more


PUBLICIST: PRODUCTION TEAM JOB DESCRIPTION

Live Theatre is for Audiences, High School Theatre is Primarily for High School Students

by Tom McLaughlin | September 17, 2010

The publicist is responsible for planning and executing a poster and publicity campaign to promote the production.  The publicity agent is responsible for composing press releases and sending it to local and city press and . . . read more


VIDEOGRAPHER: PRODUCTION TEAM JOB DESCRIPTION

Years From Now Students Will Still Have the Show's Video/DVD as a Memory

by Tom McLaughlin | September 18, 2010

The videographer is responsible for planning the shots and taping the production. The videographer is responsible for setting up a chart of closeups, pans, wide-shots to be used during the taping of the production.  The videographer . . . read more


Model & Sample Work

by Tom McLaughlin | September 23, 2010

Sample Independent Reading Paper                                   . . . read more

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