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2016-2017 season


WIT Improv Show & Freshman/Newbie Night

Sept 8 at 6:30 pm
Black Box

Once in a Lifetime auditions
4:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Sept 13, 14 & 15

Football concessions - Theatre
Sept 30
Chap Stadium - Visitor's & Pit

Advanced Theatre Performance . Nothing But the Truth
By Ronn Smith, adapted from the novel by Avi
for Eanes ISD 8th Graders
(rehearsals after school in the PAC Oct 3-4)
Oct 5 at 9:30 am
PAC

Stuart Little auditions
Oct 12 & 13, time TBD
(Info/sign ups begin end of September)

Fall Show .
Once in a Lifetime
by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
Oct 27, 28 & 29
Black Box

Fall Carnival
Oct 30 - 1-4 pm
NGC Cafeteria

Children's Show . The Adventures of Stuart Little
by E.B. White, dramatized by Joseph Robinette
Nov 18 at 7 pm, Nov 19 at 2 pm & 7 pm
Nov 21 & Nov 22 at 9:30 am & 1 pm

Theatre I - mini One-Act
November 30
Black Box

UIL One Act Play Auditions
(Info/sign ups available in December)

WIT Improv Show
January 6 at 7:00 pm
Black Box

Advanced Theatre Showcase
January 13 at 7:00 pm
Black Box

1st Annual 12-Hour Play Festival
February 18 at 7:00 am - 7:00 pm (performance)
Black Box

UIL One Act Play Clinic @ Leander HS
March 3 at 6:30 pm

UIL One Act Preview Performance
DATE CHANGE: March 7 (4pm - 9 pm), performance at 7:00 pm
PAC

Host and Perform in UIL - One Act District Contest
March 21 & 22 . during school day
PAC

UIL One Act Play Bi-District @ Vista Ridge HS
March 24

Other UIL OAP/Design Dates:
April 4 - Area Contest
April 6, 7 or 8 - Region Contest
April 19-26 - UIL Theatrical Design State Events
April 26 - State Contest (Austin ISD PAC)

Advanced Theatre Showcase & WIT Improv Show
April 8 at 7:00 pm
Black Box

Student Directed One Acts
May 4 & 5 at 6:30 pm
May 6 at 2 pm & 6:30 pm
Black Box

Theatre Banquet
Friday, May 12, 2017 at 7 pm


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ticket information

Join us in the Black Box Theatre. Tickets are sold at the box office (unless you are a patron - then you get advanced ticket purchase option.) The box office opens 45 mintues before curtain, house opens half hour before. Tickets are general admission - adults $10 and students $5.

The Black Box Theatre is located in the Ninth Grade Center of Westlake High School - 4100 Westbank Drive. Enter the NGC rotunda (the entrance on the east side of the school) and turn right.

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15-16 season




























WIT Improv Show
& Freshman Info Night
Sept 4 at 7 pm . Black Box . Free

Twelfth Night auditions
Sept 9, 10 & 11 . 4:15 - 6:30 pm . Black Box
Info/sign ups begin August 31st

Alice's Adventure in Wonderland auditions
Oct 7, 8 & 9 . morning & lunch . Black Box
Info/sign ups end of Sept.

Fall Show .
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
by William Shakespeare
Performance Dates: Oct 29 - 31 at 7 pm . Black Box
October 30 show - weather reschedule - Oct 31 . 3 pm
Oct 29 at 1 pm (EISD students)
Oct 30 at 9:30 am (EISD students)

Children's Show . Alice's Adventure in Wonderland
adapted from the works of Lewis Carroll
November 20 at 7 pm
November 21 at 2 pm and 7 pm
November 23 and 24 at 9:30 am and 1 pm (EISD students)

UIL One Act Auditions . Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
by Tom Stoppard
January 12, 13 & 14 . Times TBD
Info at end of 1st semester

Theatre Showcase/WIT Improv Show
January 15 at 6:30 pm . Black Box (note the new time)

American High School Theatre Festival Parent Info Night
Feb 8th at 6:30 pm . Theatre classroom, Room 111 (behind Black Box)

UIL One Act Preview Performance
March 11 at 7 pm
PAC - Concert Hall

UIL One Act Contests
March 21 - Zone A
March 24 - District
April 1 - Bi-District
April 9 - Area
April 22 - Region
May 25 - State

SDOAP Auditions
Auditions will be held April 6-7 from 4:17-6:00 pm.
Callbacks will be scheduled on April 8 beginning at 5:10pm.
Sign up for an audition time and pick up materials in the foyer of room 111.

Advanced Theatre Showcase/WIT Improv Show
April 26 at 7 pm . Black Box

Student Directed One Acts
May 5, 6 & 7 at 6:30 pm . Black Box
May 7 matinee at 2 pm

Theatre Banquet - 15 May 2016 (Sunday, 5 - 8 pm) . save the date

2015 - 2016 archived

 


15-16 season







Fall Show . Red Herring
by Michael Hollinger
Performance Dates: October 23, 24 & 25 at 7:30pm

Children's Show . Fantastic Mr. Fox dramatized by Sally Reid
(Based on the book by Roald Dahl)
Public Performance Dates: November 21 & 22 at 7:30pm,
Saturday Matinee November 22 at 2pm
Daytime Performances (for EISD elementary students): November 24 and 25 at 9am and 1pm

WIT Improv Show

January 16 at 7:30pm

The Tale of the One-Eyed Monster
January 27, 2015 at Bridge Point Elementary & West Ridge Middle School


UIL One Act Contest . The 39 Steps
Public Preview at PAC: March 13 at 7:30pm - $5 Admission

ZONE - March 26 at Austin ISD Performing Arts Center (Hosted by Anderson HS). WHS will perform first at approximately 3pm

*DISTRICT - April 2 at Austin ISD Performing Arts Center (Hosted by Anderson HS)

*BI-DISTRICT - April 10 at Hendrickson HS, Pflugerville ISD

*AREA - April 15 at College Station HS

*REGION - April 24 in Waco, TX

*STATE - May 28 at Bass Concert Hall (UT Austin)

* All levels beyond Zone should be considered a possibility for WHS Theatre


Student Directed One Act Plays
. 4 am, Actor's Nightmare, Beatiful Thing, Country Club, Little Women 2, Mind Games, reasons to be pretty
Performance Dates: May 7-8 at 7pm & May 9 at 2pm and 7pm

Theatre Banquet - rsvp by 13 May 15 - for more details


2014 - 2015
archived


Improv shows, in-class performances, informal gatherings, meetings, etc. will be added as they are planned early in the year.

Rehearsal calendars for each specific production will be made available with audition materials prior to auditions.

Audition dates will be posted as they are scheduled.





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