A drama or comedy for mixed cast, usually performed during late October or early November. Auditions are open to all students and posted
two weeks ahead to give students opportunity to plan and prepare. No previous experience necessary to audition.
The One Act play is a Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) activity and includes theatre production in a fun and friendly competitive environment. It takes place from December to January. The play parameters are such that the production must be under 35-minutes and have a cast and crew of 20 students. The students audition in November and begin a quick rehearsal schedule under the guidance of an adult director. We compete in the Hiawatha Valley League One Act Festival and Section One competitions. One Act play is a great mix of inspiration and competition! Open to all students, with mixed cast and no previous experience necessary.
LHS Spring Theater production offers the challenges of classic American musical theater on the stage of our state-of-the-art auditorium. Singing, dancing, and acting are all part of the mix. No previous experience is required and all students are invited to audition. Past shows have included ”Sunday in the Park with George”,” A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”,” Me and My Girl”, "Call Me Madam", “Guys and Dolls”, and the inaugural show in our new space,” West Side Story.”
Open auditions are held in late January or early February for performance in early to mid May. A mixed and larger cast than Fall Play or One Act, and fun for the whole LHS community, involving singing, dancing, and more fun than anyone can accurately predict. Audition materials are available early to allow comfortable preparation time. No previous experience necessary.
A student-driven organization to explore various aspects of theatre through guest-speakers, improvisation sessions, attendance at community or professional performances, and other activities to educate, enlighten and delight participants. Look for announcements to sign up and become a member.
An opportunity to develop and perform story and script through the format of radio broadcast. This kind of acting relies heavily on vocal techniques to create characters easily and clearly imagined by a listening audience. We look forward to adding this to our repertoire at LHS. Watch for announcements to become involved.
Information coming soon!
RCS Summer Academy offers Summer Theater Camp sessions to students in grades 1-12. This camp encourages participation and enthusiasm in the RCS theatre programs through a positive and enriching experience. Students will expand their understanding, appreciation, and enthusiasm of theatre through games, improvisation, storytelling (classic and Bible stories), movement, and song.
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Lourdes High School students have the opportunity to work on lighting, sound and presentations at our daily convocation. Students get trained on lighting setup, sound and microphone setup and presentations. Students run the technical aspects of convocation, Mass, prayer service, presentations, concerts, and play performances.
Lourdes High School also has outside auditorium rental contracts that provides the tech students the opportunity to get paid for operating the lights and sound during the outside vendors rehearsals, concerts, and performances.
Lourdes High School offers a Summer Theatre Tech Camp for those students who want to be part of the auditorium tech team. Students are encourage to attend this tech camp if they want to be part of daily convocation in the tech booth.
This Camp is offered in early to mid August. The camp is three days from 12:30 - 5:00 pm. The students get an overview of the auditorium, learn what is expected of them to be part of the tech team, scheduling of outside contracts and outside school hour LHS/RCS events that they may need to be at to run sound and/or lights, theatre terminology, general lighting setup, how to replace lamps, how to program the light board, how to use the LED lights, mic setup, types of mics, how to operate the sound board, how to run the presentations, etc.