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Shelley Bruce gives senior Aris Hines her autograph at her meet and greet. Bruce was the second actress to play Annie on Broadway.

Revisiting her roots

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-In-Chief November 19, 2021

Several little girls in dirt-stained gowns gather to shake hands with adoring fans after belting for Broadway audiences. Each child is clearly talented for even stepping foot on the stage, but for whatever...

Sophomore Pierce McDonald writes the rough draft of his musical in a journal to keep his work all in one spot.

From page to stage

Story by Sydney Watts, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

Sophomore David “Pierce” McDonald is an avid member of the Tiger Theatre Company, but in his free time, he’s a part time playwright and novelist. McDonald is currently in the process of writing his...

Theater director Bonnie Flieder guides sophomore Tyler Unger and senior Beth Dietze through their scenes during a rehearsal for Annie. This is Flieders first show as the head director of Tiger Theatre Company.

Flieder the leader

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-In-Chief August 27, 2021

The bell’s ring sounds in time as students make final decisions on where to sit, scoping the room for friends they could converse with during the school year. The door closes and a fresh face, dawning...

Almuni Salem Karr and Cate Rounds lead rehearsals for Puffs during the fall of their senior year. Karr was the head stage manager for this show.

Karr-ving her future

Story by Stephanie Jumper, editor in chief June 26, 2021

Pre-show chatter fades into silence as the lights dim, turning all attention to the main event. White rays engulf the stage as raw emotion from characters echoes through the theatre. From the first lines...

Sophomores Joe Haynes-Stewart, Savannah Hallenbeck and Mallory Moody rehearse a scene from The Complete History of Theatre Abridged. They will perform the show May 19 at 5 pm..

Shakespeare summarized

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Feature editor May 19, 2021

When the word “theatre” pops into any modern audience’s mind, the term encourages visions of blinding lights, intricately woven costumes and an art form mostly enjoyed in high ceiling stages. But...

Senior Lia Graham addresses the members of last nights city hall meeting after the  mayor read her proclamation. Graham lobbied for March to be Theatre in our Schools Month in Texarkana, Texas.

Acting on ambitions

Story by Peyton Sims, editor in chief March 9, 2021

Years of passion and dedication could no longer be silenced. Senior Lia Graham made her voice heard on March 8, 2021, during a meeting held at the City Hall of Texarkana, Texas. Graham reached out to Mayor...

Photo courtesy of Kaye Ellison for Tex Rep. The cast of A Wrinkle in Time performs.

A Wrinkle In Time

Story by Mikayla Zverina, staff writer November 15, 2019

Space-time travel, mystical beasts and hot chocolate are just a few of the things that made “A Wrinkle in Time” an instant classic. Now Texarkana College, partnered with TexRep, is taking on this ambitious...

The Tiger Theatre Company held a drama day camp for children on Feb. 10. During the classes, they learned a Valentines themed performance, and worked on exercises.

‘Meant to be’ a theater kid

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer February 14, 2018

Kids beam with eagerness as teenagers teach songs and dances and play games with them. They admire them. Instantly, there is a seed planted in each of their minds that theater is something they could look...

An insider on the Outsiders

An insider on the ‘Outsiders’

Story by Molly Kyles, staff writer November 22, 2017

Vibrant flashes of red and orange light glow from the church window accompanying screams and shouts alongside the crackling of a fire. Characters dive into the danger, and not all of them come back. Then...

Senior Olivia Parks and junior Paisley Allen gush over the cast list for the Tiger Theatres Company production.

OK let’s meet the cast

Story by Colton Johnson, editor in chief November 9, 2017

Auditions were over. Call backs were finished. There is nothing they can do but wait. And so, they wait, with high hopes and fingers crossed as Theatre Director Lisa Newton tapes the cast list to the wall....

Junior Abby Cannon moved to Texas High at the beginning of the year, and is now actively involved in Theatre.

A dramatic change

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer October 12, 2017

She loves to act just as if she were her character. The lights and audience do not phase her. She has full confidence in herself and her abilities. She has been a part of theatre for years, and it has...

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