Winter Cast Lists

Its time for Winter Cast Lists! First of all, congrats on auditioning! Second of all, there are still a lot of opportunities for tech or other positions to be involved with the show if you didn’t make cast!

The Diary of Adam and Eve

Adam- Riley Wilson

Eve- Molly Corbett

Antigone

Antigone- Josie Axelson

Elizabeth Saunders

Lily Lawinger

Elizabeth Stephen

Averi Leone

Ethan Yearwood

Edwin Puredes

Georgia Becker

Ronia Mukherjee

Sarah Johnson

Mary Woolberg

Sophia Dohmen

Zander Gordy

Sam Zwiefelhofer

Andrea Cuenca

If your name is on the list but you do not have a character, final cast decisions will be made on Monday. Congrats!

Winter Show Auditions

Hello everyone! We are excited to announce our two winter shows for this year! These two, much like out others shows this year, will have special safety measures put in place so performing during the pandemic will not be an issue! Now, the moment many of you have been waiting for, here are out two shows!

Antigone by Sophocles- directed by Kari Beutz

The Diary of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain- directed by Jay Asfeld

Both shows will be having a joint audition together on November 18th and 19th from 3-5pm in the auditorium. Callbacks will be on November 20th from 3-5pm. For auditions, please have a 1 minute monologue memorized upon your arrival. Signups are on the auditorium door! Performances for Antigone will be on February 4th-6th, while school performances of the Diary of Adam and Eve will be January 28th-29th. The One Act Competition will be held online this year, so keep checking in with us for updates! Furthermore, there will be a meeting for both tech and cast on November 23 to discuss style, COVID, and other concepts.

If you have any questions, please email the respective directors at jasfeld@edenpr.org or kari_beutz@edenpr.k12.mn.us

With auditions comes Monologue Mentors! Monologue Mentors will be after school on Monday the 16th in the PAC from 3-5. There will be multiple people to help you find your monologue, practice, and memorize, so please consider checking in!

Fall Shorts Theater Festival Update

Hello everyone! We are excited to announce that the Fall Shorts Theater Festival will finally be up for performances on November 12th, 13th, and 14th at 7:00pm in the PAC! All actors and tech will be wearing masks. We require the audience to also wear their masks, and social distancing measures are put in place to keep everyone safe!

If you are interested in paying for tickets beforehand, we have a nifty form for you to fill out! The costs are as follows: 5$ for students and 7$ for adults.

Ticket Order Form

Also, if you are interested in ushering for our shows, we would love to have you! If you are a high schooler, when you are head usher you get your lettering project for the year done! Ushering is a great way for students to help others and get their lettering project done in a very short amount of time! If you are interested, please sign up on the form below.

Usher Sign Up

As always, we are so excited to see everyone for this show! Our community has put so much time and effort to bring this show to you, and we are ecstatic that you will be joining us!

2020 Updated Lettering Info

Hello everyone! We as a Drama Department understand that this year has changed a lot of the things that make our Drama Department special. Due to COVID-19, our executive committee has decided to drop some of the requirements for lettering! We realize this is a tough year and lettering may be more difficult due to the cohort systems, so we wanted to give you all a bit of a format!

This year’s lettering requirements stand as follows:

-160 hours (can be a combination of cast or tech!)

-6 Drama Club Credits

-1 Lettering Project

As the year goes on, you may have trouble choosing a lettering project! Just know that we are here to help! Even if you have a rough idea of what you want to do, you should always run it by an exec member or a director!

Here are some ideas for lettering projects:

-Informational Videos (these can be or theater etiquette, stage directions, makeup application, warmup tips, scripting, and more!)

-Workshops (workshops are something that we are trying out this year! These will be opportunities that you can organize in the place of a Drama Club! If you want to teach a lesson or host a special guest in the theater world, this is a great way to show off your skills and connections!)

-Language Interpretations (If you are learning ASL or want to help hard-of-hearing audience members, then this is a great way to earn a lettering project! You will be tasked with a way to help certain audience members hear a show using professional methods!)

-House Playlists (Every show has a personalized playlist to add the perfect atmosphere for the audience! If you have a taste for music, this is a great way to customize a playlist for a show! This not only helps out our tech crew, but also lets you shine in a creative aspect.)

-Prop Cataloging (If you are on tech, you probably are familiar with the “Prop Bible”. This is a list of all of the props at EPHS, and is severely outdated. If you are more of the list-taker, organizing type of person this is perfect for you!)

-Organizing a Drama Space (During the hustle and bustle of EPHS shows, we tend to get our hands a little dirty. This is no exception for our spaces! If you love to organize physical objects on a larger scale, consider helping organize a Drama Space! This is a larger project, and we definitely recommend having a partner to take on this messy task!)

**Remember, if you chose any of these options, you HAVE to message an exec member with your idea so you can get the green checkmark! We love seeing everyone get their own ideas, so if you want to do a creative project don’t be afraid to bring it up! We want to make sure your projects are safe and not too difficult, and are happy to help.**

If you have any questions or concerns about lettering this year, message one of our exec members! We hope this post can clear up a few things about lettering and give you a better picture of what you can do to help out the Drama Department!

Drama Club Kickoff Movie Night!

Hello everyone! We as a Drama Department realize how tough it is to stay social during COVID-19, cohorts, and school season in general. We wanted you all to know that the EPHS Drama Department is a community that you can always go to in tough times.

Our executive team has decided to host a Drama Club Kickoff Social Movie Night on October 9th in the PAC. Doors open at 7 and the movie starts at 7:30. We invite everyone to bring blankets, comfy clothes, and masks! We also have a poll posted in the Drama Groupme with a few options to what our movie will be, so be sure to vote!

We hope that this will be a great opportunity to stay in touch with your peers while keeping a safe distance and are excited to see everyone there!

Drama Club Update and First Info Video!

Hello! After about a month into school, everyone is starting to get the hang of the new system. Since we are all moving alone well, it’s time for Drama Club! Below is our executive group’s first ever informational video! Your executive members Katherine, Reagan, Vishwa, and Sam have put this video together with the hopes of clearing up a few things that we know many of you are wondering about!

This video will address lettering, shows, tech, drama club, and socials. Please watch the entire video before contacting any of the executive members with questions. If there is anything you need to be cleared up after the video don’t be afraid to shoot any of the exec members an email or message the Drama Instagram! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at our first Drama Club meeting after school on October 13th at 3:30pm.

If you are interesting in joining tech for the Fall Short Theater Festival, please use this link and fill out the informational sheet!

Tech Info Sheet

Finally, below is the link for the list of the co-curriculars at EPHS. If you are interested in signing up to Drama Club or have not been able to yet, please do it as soon as possible!

EPHS Co-curricular sheet

Fall Short Festival Auditions

Come audition for this years Fall Shorts Festival! Located in the PAC from 3:00-5:00 tomorrow, you will be able to audition in small groups and present 2 monologues (list located on the Fall Shorts Festival page under 2020-2021 shows). Don’t be afraid to sign up, there are still a lot of spots open! We are looking foreword to seeing everyone there!

Fall Monologue Mentors

Need help with Fall Shows? We can help! On Monday at the PAC from 3-4pm we are hosting a Monologue Mentors meeting to help everyone get on the right foot! Here, we have Juniors and Seniors present to help you pick your monologue and work on perfecting it! We also will be giving audition advice and other details about this year’s auditions. We hope to see you all there!