Theater

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

Auditions:
August 21-25

Tickets on Sale: September 24

Performance Dates:
September 27-October 7

Auditions:
September 4-8

Tickets on Sale:  October 29

Performance Dates:
November 2-18

Auditions:
December 3-12

Tickets on Sale:
March 14

Performance Dates:
March 22-31

THe gibbons Drama nexgen program

The Gibbons Drama NexGen program is open exclusively to Gibbons freshmen.

Performance Dates:
May 9-11

student One-Act
series

A series of short one-act plays produced and directed by Gibbons Drama students. 

Auditions:
TBD

Performance Dates:
May 9-11

Play A Role . . .

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.


Theater Education

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.

Gibbons Drama Class Offerings:

  • 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 Placement Information

MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP I HONORS

2019-20 Musical Theater Workshop I Placement Cohort

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.

2019 SUMMER MUSICAL THEATER CONSERVATORY

Performance Information:

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. 

Purchase James and the Giant Peach tickets
(on sale July 23)

Questions? Please email Conservatory Company Manager Emily Sartori.

Theater Event Tech Request Form

Gibbons Drama Box Office

Contact Us

Mr. Kevin Ferguson
Drama Educator, Director
Gibbons Drama Artistic Director

Ms. Karestin Harrison
Technical Theater Educator
Gibbons Drama Technical Director

Ms. Emily Sartori
Drama Educator, Director