High School Stages 2018-2019

In addition to the varied schedules of theater offered by professional, semi-professional, collegiate and community troupes, the South Sound offers students and other audience members show after show of engaging drama from high school companies. Often, teen performers share the boards with more experienced actors under the guidance of skilled, passionate educators. The following offerings have been announced already for the upcoming academic year.

 

WHAT

Capital High School, directed by Kristina Cummins

WHERE

2707 Conger Ave. NW, Olympia

WHEN

The Crucible: 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, October 11-13 and 18-20

DRAMAFEST — Student-Directed One-Act Festival: 7 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, November 15-17

The Importance of Being Earnest: 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, January 17-19 and 24-26

The Theory of Relativity: 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, May 2-4 and 9-11

HOW MUCH

$8-$10

LEARN MORE

360-596-8000

capital.osd.wednet.edu/extracurricular/drama

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WHAT

Olympia High School, directed by Dallas Myers

WHERE

1302 North St. SE, Olympia

WHEN

Fall play, TBD: 7 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 2, 3, 8-10

Winter Shakespeare, TBD: 7 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, Feb. 15, 16, 21-23

DRAMAfest (a night of student-directed, one-act plays): March or April, TBD

Spring musical, TBD: 7 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, May 3, 4 and 9-11, with possible matinée May 4 or 11

Myers, taking over Olympia High’s drama program after Kathy Dorgan’s retirement, adds, “I haven’t nailed down the shows for the season yet because I am waiting to get to know the kids a bit more. … I have taken over two large programs in my career already and know what it is to honor legacy, so I’m also weighing that in my decision.”

HOW MUCH

$10

LEARN MORE

360-596-7000

olympia.osd.wednet.edu/activities/drama_club/our_season

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WHAT

Timberline High School, directed by Robin Tuckett

WHERE

6120 Mullen Rd. SE, Lacey

WHEN

Radium Girls: 7 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 2, 3, 8-10

Blithe Spirit: 7 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, Jan. 25, 26, 31; Feb. 1 and 2

Jekyll & Hyde: 7 p.m. Thursday – Saturday May 10, 11, 16-18

HOW MUCH

$6-$10

LEARN MORE

360-412-4860

nthurston.k12.wa.us

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WHAT

Tumwater High School, directed by Harrison Fry

WHERE

700 Israel Rd. SW, Tumwater

WHEN

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: time TBD, Friday – Sunday, October 26-28 and November 2-4

Show and time TBD, Friday – Sunday, February 1-3 and 8-10

Show and time TBD, Friday – Sunday, May 3-5 and 10-12

HOW MUCH

$7

LEARN MORE

360-709-7600

facebook.com/tumwatertheatre/

“Kate Ayers is scheduled to direct [Midsummer]. I am still acquiring the rights for the other shows so I cannot announce those quite yet,” Fry explains.




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