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Return of a classic drama

Return of a classic drama

February 27, 2019

The American Shakespeare Company is back in Texarkana for their touring performance of “Antigone” featuring a pre-show filled with live music from the actors. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 with the pre-show beginning at 7 p.m. at the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. Admission to the show ...

StuCo to host tenth annual dinner theater fundraiser

StuCo to host tenth annual dinner theater fundraiser

February 22, 2019

Student Council is hard at work perfecting routines for their upcoming Dinner Theater performance. The show arrives later this month, on Feb. 24, and will feature various grade levels in a combination of classic, feel-good songs. The “no-dinner dinner theater” has become a tradition dear to fresh...

En garde!

En garde!

September 13, 2018

Over Labor Day weekend, eight theater students went to Houston for the annual Texas Intensive Stage Combat Workshop. After being wiped out by Hurricane Harvey last year, they were ready to get the program back on track. The workshop has been held for 15 years at the University of Houston. “My buddy Bri...

Silence in the theater

Silence in the theater

February 21, 2018

The Tiger Theatre Company’s UIL One Act Play troupe’s competition season is quickly approaching. The public performance of “Silenced on Barbour Street” will be held March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. All admission is free. “Out of all the shows I’ve done for Texas...

‘Oklahoma!’ Review

‘Oklahoma!’ Review

January 19, 2018

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” filled the stage in the PAC from Jan. 12-14. The renowned musical was performed by the Texas High Theatre Company after hosting tenuous rehearsals since October. “This was my first play ever in high school,” junior Jose Velasquez said. “All of the rehearsa...

Setting it aside and moving forward

Setting it aside and moving forward

January 17, 2018

My heart thumps so hard in my chest that it feels like it might burst out and land on the ground before me. Sweat pools in the palms of my hands, and my mouth turns to cotton. The mere thought of having to be in front of people was enough to make me want to melt into the floor.   The week befor...

Oklahoma preview, 2017

December 6, 2017

It’s just stage fright

It’s just stage fright

November 30, 2017

When I walked onto the stage last week, it was dark. The lights were all off, and I was alone. I felt small, but I was surrounded by what I loved. It was quiet, just listening to my silence. I had a script in my hand with a page folded. The page with the monologue for my first college audition. F...

Texas thespians

Texas thespians

November 9, 2017

Theater students will attend the Texas Thespians State Festival at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, on Nov. 16 through the 18. Texas Thespian Festival is a place for students to compete in theater contests, watch shows, attend workshops and audition for colleges and ...

It’s all theater

It’s all theater

October 19, 2017

To her, it doesn’t matter if she’s in a costume or a cardigan. To her, it doesn’t matter if she’s in the lights or working them. To her, wearing the microphones and putting them on are equally important. To her, behind the scenes or on the stage, it’s all theater. Sophomore Shelby Steele...

The experiment has been a success

The experiment has been a success

October 17, 2017

A hush falls over the crowd as the cast and crew wait in the shadows, holding their breaths backstage. The lights dim–there is a pause of silent anticipation. Then a single spotlight illuminates sophomore Audrey Haskins, and the curtains are drawn open as her voice fills the theater. The Tiger Thea...

Working the stage without the wage

Working the stage without the wage

May 24, 2016

A rental group appears, and a weary coalition of students appears at the catacombs of the theatre to attend to them. They work long, hard hours, and at the end of the day, they get nothing to show for it. These students are members of the Tiger Theatre Company who run the technical equipment for any...

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