The mission of the Osceola Fundamental High School Theatre Arts Program is

to provide a high quality theatrical education preparing students for a wide variety of careers and a lifetime appreciation of the theatre,

to foster a student-led community that supports, challenges, and encourages each member to achieve their greatest artistic potential,

and to create bold art that astonishes the mind, provokes the heart, delights the senses, and above all, tells great stories.

Announcements

Next Drama Club: Sept 27th

Next ITS Meeting: Sept 13th

Fall Play & One-Act Audition

 

Signups Here

Tech Head Lists Here(TGAF) & Here(26 Pebbles)

Large Group Musical Signups

Here

NEWS

2018 District IV Thespian Festival

November 29 - December 1, 2018

Congratulations to the almost 80 students who represented us at the District IV Thespian Festival this past weekend across the two day one-act festival and Saturday individual events festival.

Our festival one-act play, The Yellow Boat, was presented Thursday morning on stage at SPC Clearwater. It received straight superior ratings from the adjudicators and we were ranked in the top four and have been invited to present our one-act at the State Festival in March. We were also honored to have received the following festival awards:

*All Star Cast Award - Benjamin Allen

*Outstanding Supporting Actress Award - Morgan Lindblom

*Outstanding Actor Award - Cameron Lemery

Our students presented 42 individual events during the IE's festival on Saturday receiving a cumulative 20 Superior and 18 Excellent Ratings. In addition, we received the following special accolades.

*Johnette Williams - Honorable Mention - Costume Design

*Lauren Gorr - Honorable Mention - Scenic Design

*Benjamin Allen & Morgan Lindblom - Honorable Mention - Duet Acting

*Jenna Frith - Critics' Choice - Makeup Design

*Cameron Lemery & Zoe Peters - Critics' Choice - Playwriting

Congratulations to everyone on such a fantastic festival experience! We can not wait to see how we do at the State Thespian Festival in March.

I Never Saw Another Butterfly

November 8 - 10, 2018

This past weekend, the Osceola Fundamental High School Theatre Arts Program presented its fall mainstage play, I Never Saw Another Butterfly by Celeste Raspanti. This powerful piece presented the true narratives of the children of Terezin concentration camp towards the tail end of World War II. Students spent rehearsal time studying historical sources to best portray these characters as accurately as possible.

I Never Saw Another Butterfly was screened by the Broadway Star of the Future program and received the following nominations. 

*Outstanding Lighting Design - Elayne Varadi (WON)

*Outstanding Scenic Design - Lauren Gorr

*Outstanding Stage Manager - Clare Tullgren (WON)

Congratulations to the entire cast and crew on an amazing experience.

Florida Theatre Conference

October 24 - 27, 2018

Congratulations to the 58 Osceola students who attended the Florida Theatre Conference in Gainesville, FL this past Wednesday through Saturday. It was a wonderful experience for all involved and our school was very well represented on stage and in college auditions and workshops.

Our one-act festival play, The Yellow Boat was adjudicated at 7:35pm on Thursday and went extremely well. The cast and crew received straight superior ratings from the adjudicators. In addition to this, Cameron Lemery received the All Star Cast Award for his portrayal of Benjamin, and our cast received the Judges' Special Award for Outstanding Ensemble.

We also had 10 juniors and seniors participate in college auditions with a cumulative 65 callbacks being earned by Osceola students.

Congratulations to everyone involved!

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The mission of the Osceola Fundamental High School Theatre Arts Program is

to provide a high quality theatrical education preparing students for a wide variety of careers and a lifetime appreciation of the theatre,

to foster a student-led community that supports, challenges, and encourages each member to achieve their greatest artistic potential,

and to create bold art that astonishes the mind, provokes the heart, delights the senses, and above all, tells great stories.

©2017 OFHS Theatre Arts Program