Drama

Click here to view pictures and locations of the auditorium, stage, restroom areas, and entrances to Carthage High School.

Click here  to view pictures and locations of the auditorium, stage, restroom areas, and entrances to Carthage High School.
OUR SPACE
Proscenium Opening 62', apron 13'
deep, stage 36' deep
Our drapes:
     The grand drape is red and is on
a pulley stage right.
     We have a concert drape that is black that is also on a pulley stage right.
     We have an act curtain that is black &
on a pulley stage right.
     We have a black up stage curtain on a pulley stage right and a light sky blue backdrop.
     The drop is not on a pulley.

Lights: We have nine acting areas along with a red, green and blue wash.  We also have a follow spot in the booth. The nine acting areas along with the washes are on individual sliders.  The lights are controlled from the rear of the house in a booth.  The only way to get to the booth is by way of a steep ladder.

Sound: the sound system is also in the booth at the rear of the house. We have a CD / tape player.  Also, our sound system can connect to a laptop, iPod/iPad, etc. They are connected to our house system.
 
For more information about the Theatre facilities at Carthage High School please feel free to contact Kim Funderburk at kfunderburk@carthageisd.org

Congratulations to the Regional Qualifying One-Act Play company.  
"The Shape of the Grave"



Dates to remember for 2016-2017

Location of Event

Events

Date / Time

August 2016

Don Juan’s Restaurant, Carthage

Monday, August 15

12:00, noon

CHS Auditorium

Audition packets pick up

August 17, 4:00-5:00

CHS Auditorium

Auditions for Fall Show,

Show title TBA

 

August 29 - 31,

4:00-6:00

 

September 2016

CHS Auditorium

First Rehearsal for Fall Show

September 6

4:00-6:00

CHS Auditorium

Tech class starts building the fall show set

 – there will be a set on stage daily.

CHS Auditorium

Rehearsal will be each Monday – Thursday 4:00-5:30

– Friday when students are available.

CHS Auditorium

STUCO BLOOD DRIVE

Set-up September 6

September 7, 7:00-3:00

October 2016

CHS Auditorium

Chamber Theatre Production – Ed Foundation Grant by D. Kelley

October 9 load-in

October 10 Performances

All-Day both days

November 2016

CHS Auditorium

 Fall Show performance

November 10, 11 or 12 & 13 (Thursday, Friday & Saturday flexible due to football play-offs)

7:00, 7:00 & 2:00

CHS Auditorium

STUCO BLOOD DRIVE

Set-up November 15

November 16, 7:00-3:00

December 2016

CHS Auditorium

 JH UIL OAP @ ???

(CHS Theatre Students run the event)

 

TBA

CHS Auditorium

Auditions for UIL One-Act Play (title TBA)

December 7, 8 & 9

4:00-6:00

 

 

 

January 2017

CHS Auditorium

First Rehearsal for UIL OAP

January 3, 4:30-6:30

CHS Auditorium

UIL OAP rehearsals will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 4:30-6:30 until after the State UIL OAP meet in May. There will be a set on stage.

CHS Drama Room

UIL Prose & Poetry Team will rehearse each Wednesday from 4:00-5:00. Rehearsals will be until the students are eliminated or they attend the State meet May 19.

CHS Auditorium

STUCO BLOOD DRIVE

Set-up January 24

January 25, 7:00-3:00

Galveston

TheatreFest

Conference / Workshops

 

January 26-28

February 2017

Tyler Jr. College

One-Act Play Festival / Clinic

TBA

Panola College

One-Act Play Festival / Clinic

TBA

Texas A&M Commerce

One-Act Play Festival / Clinic

TBA

March 2017

CHS Auditorium

One-Act Play Festival / Clinic

March 2 & 3 – All Day

Panola College

UIL One-Act Play

DISTRICT Contest

Rehearsals & March 9

Performance - March 10

Time – TBA

TBA

OAP Retreat

March 12-14

CHS Auditorium

OAP Rehearsals

March 15-18 – all day

Rusk High School

UIL Academic District Meet

March 21 & 22 – all day

Chapel Hill High School

UIL One-Act Play

BI-DISTRICT Contest

Rehearsals & March 24

Performance - March 25

Time – TBA

April 2017

Tyler Jr. College

UIL One-Act Play

AREA Contest

Rehearsals & Performances – Saturday, April 4

Texas A&M, Commerce

UIL One-Act Play

REGIONAL Contest

April 6-8

(exact date set by State)

Texas A&M, Commerce

UIL Academic Regional Meet

April 7 & 8

 

 

 

University of Texas, Austin

UIL Academic STATE Meet

April 20-22

University of Texas, Austin

UIL One-Act Play

STATE Contest

April 24-26

CHS Auditorium

Public Performance of

UIL OAP

April 23

(this is a tentative date)

2:00

 

 

 

May 2017

CHS Auditorium

STUCO BLOOD DRIVE

Set-up May 9

May 10, 7:00-3:00

CHS Auditorium

Auditions for Fall Show 2017

Possible dates of performance either homecoming weekend or open weekend.  (open new auditorium?)

May 21-23



Dates to remember for 2015-2016

Location of Event

Events

Date / Time

August 2015

CHS Auditorium

Audition packets pick up

August 17-20, 2:00-4:00

CHS Auditorium

Auditions for Fall Shows

The Wizard of Oz” and “Little Women

August 25, 4:00-6:00

August 26, 4:00-5:00

August 27, 4:00-7:00

September 2015

CHS Auditorium

First Rehearsal for Fall Shows

August 31

4:00-6:00

CHS Auditorium

Tech class starts building the fall show(s) set

 – there will be a set on stage daily.

CHS Auditorium

The Wizard of Oz” rehearsals will be each Monday – Wednesday 4:00-5:30 and Thursday

– Friday when students are available.

Little Women” rehearsals will be each Tuesday, Thursday from 5:30-7:00 and Friday when students are available.

“LW” will go to “Oz” rehearsal schedule after “Oz” performance.

Tyler Jr College

All UIL Academics

UIL Student Activity Conference

September 12

October 2015

CHS Auditorium

The Wizard of Oz” performance

Friday & Saturday, October  2 & 3 @ 7:00

Saturday, October 3 @ 2:00

November 2015

CHS Auditorium

 “Little Women” performance

November 12, 14, 15

7:00, 7:00 & 2:00

December 2015

CHS Auditorium

 JH UIL OAP @ Tatum

(CHS Theatre Students run the event)

 

December 14 (afternoon)

December 15 (all day)

January 2016

CHS Auditorium

Auditions for UIL One-Act Play (title TBA)

January 5, 4:00-6:00

CHS Auditorium

Auditions for UIL One-Act Play

January 6, 4:00-5:30

CHS Auditorium

Auditions for UIL One-Act Play

January 7, 4:00-5:30

CHS Auditorium

First Rehearsal for UIL OAP

January 12, 4:30-6:30

CHS Auditorium

UIL OAP rehearsals will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 4:30-6:30 until after the State UIL OAP meet in May. There will be a set on stage.

CHS Drama Room

UIL Prose & Poetry Team will rehearse each Wednesday from 4:00-5:00. Rehearsals will be until the students are eliminated or they attend the State meet May 19.

Houston

TheatreFest

Conference / Workshops

 

January 29-February 1

February 2016

Atascocita HS

One-Act Play Festival / Clinic

February 26 – All Day

March 2016

CHS Auditorium

One-Act Play Festival / Clinic

March 4 – All Day

Panola College

One-Act Play Festival / Clinic

March 7 – 7:00-7:00

TBA

OAP Retreat

March 13-16

Panola College

UIL One-Act Play

DISTRICT Contest

Rehearsals & March 24

Performance - March 24

Time –

Official Rehearsal TBA

Performances start @ 2:00;  5 performances.

April 2016

Lufkin Middle School

UIL One-Act Play

BI-DISTRICT Contest

Rehearsals & Performances – Saturday, April 2

Rusk High School

UIL Academic District Meet

April 5

Buffalo HS

UIL One-Act Play

AREA Contest

April 7

 

Atascocita HS

UIL One-Act Play

REGIONAL Contest

April 19-21

(exact date set by State)

Sam Houston State University

UIL Academic Regional Meet

April 23 & 24

May 2016

CHS Auditorium

Public Performance of UIL OAP

May 13

(this is a tentative date)

7:00

University of Texas, Austin

UIL One-Act Play

STATE Contest

May 23-25



Carthage Drama Dawgs advanced from District to Bi-District to Area to Region in 2015.  
UIL One-Act Play Contest show Sf: "The Women of Lockerbie"
by Deborah Brevoort, produced with permission from Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
 "The Women Of Lockerbie"
 
Carthage HS Theatre
advanced from District to Area and from Area to the REGION III(3A) UIL One-Act Play Contest.  CHS was named Alternate to the StateUIL OAP Contest. 
2014 UIL One-Act Play sf: "To See The Stars" by Cynthia Mercati

About Our Space at Carthage High School...
Welcome to Carthage High School's Auditorium.  Our house seats 596. There are two doors in the rear of the house leading to the commons'sarea. There are two stage doors stage right one leading to the hall theother to the Drama classroom. Off stage left is a double loading dockdoor that open onto the main walk way into the school. There are twodoors on either side of the apron that lead to the wing space. There aretwo dressing rooms with restrooms backstage. Below is more informationthat might assist you in preparing for your performance at CHS. Also,you may take a look at the attached pictures for a better understandingof the Theatre Space at Carthage High School.