Gibbons Drama is an ensemble-based, performance-driven theater program grounded in the idea that theater is best experienced through doing. In the classroom or in performance, Gibbons Drama aims to provide all members of the Gibbons community an opportunity to come together for a personal and artistically satisfying theatrical experience. Gibbons Drama plays a vital role in the cultural life of the school, producing a wide variety of plays, musicals and theatrical events each year.
- 2018-19 Production Season
- Play A Role . . .
- Theater Education
- Musical Theater Workshop I Placement Information
Tickets on Sale: September 24
September 27-October 7
Tickets on Sale: October 29
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THe gibbons Drama nexgen program
The Gibbons Drama NexGen program is open exclusively to Gibbons freshmen.
A series of short one-act plays produced and directed by Gibbons Drama students.
Auditions for Gibbons Drama co-curricular productions are open to all CGHS students. Audition information for each show is posted on the Gibbons Drama website 2-3 weeks in advance of auditions.
Rehearsals for our productions typically occur after school Monday-Friday from 3:30 -6:00 P.M. and on Saturday afternoons from 1:00-5:00 P.M.
Please contact Gibbons Drama Artistic Director Mr. Kevin Ferguson with any questions or for more information.
Tech Theater: Gibbons Drama's Technical Theater program plays a vital role in our commitment to excellence and professionalism in all that we do. If you enjoy collaboration, creativity and have a passion for theater, our technical theater production program offers a wide variety of participation opportunities for all CGHS students.
If you'd like to take advantage of any of our technical theater opportunities, please contact Gibbons Drama Technical Director Ms. Karestin Harrison for more information.
Gibbons Drama provides students the opportunity to explore and experience all areas of the theatrical arts, including both performance-based and technical theater classes.
Drama students engage the imagination, the voice, and the body in immersive project-based learning in a classroom environment that is supportive and challenging. In the process, drama students gain valuable skills in the areas of critical thinking, creative problem-solving, collaboration, self-discipline, self-confidence, leadership, and perseverance.
- Drama I (freshmen-by audition)
- Drama II (sophomores)
- Drama III (juniors, seniors)
- Drama IV Honors (seniors)
- Musical Theater Workshop Honors (juniors, seniors-by audition)
- Four levels of technical theater classes
Detailed information about all Drama Program academic course offerings can be found via the Fine Arts Course Descriptions.
MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP I HONORS
All students placed in Musical Theater Workshop I are required to complete the Summer Composer Project. Assigned composers, project description and the project Padlet Wall link are included in the roster spreadsheet.
Placement interviews will not be required for this year's cohort.
ABOUT THE CLASS:
This Honors class is designed for students who have a specific interest in developing their skills in all aspects of musical theater performance including acting, vocals and movement. Successful participants in this class will have a familiarity with and understanding of the musical theater repertoire and should be comfortable singing in front of their peers.
Please contact Mr. Ferguson with any questions.
We are an ensemble-driven community of creative leaders
who embrace and share our gifts to glorify God through the art of theater.
July 26 @ 7:30 pm
July 27 @ 3:00 & 7:30 pm
Tickets for all performances of James and the Giant Peach are $5.00 each and will be available for online purchase and at the door.
Questions? Please email Conservatory Company Manager Emily Sartori.