Change A Life:
I Will Raise You Up
2013-2014

Monday, March 10, 2014

Golden Boy


“I was a real sparrow and I wanted to be a fake eagle.”
               Hillcrest High School is proud to present Golden Boy, a compelling story about real choices. The play was written in 1937 by Clifford Odets, one of the pioneers of the American realism movement.  Come experience the story as it follows the life of Joe Bonaparte, whose dream of becoming a violinist could become a reality when prizefight promoter Roxy Gottlieb offers to sponsor him as a boxer. He finds himself torn between the lure of big money and the distinct possibility of injuring his hands, thereby destroying his musical career. Golden Boy was revived on Broadway in 2012 when it was nominated for eight Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards.

            Golden Boy will perform on the nights of March 20, 21, and 22. The doors to the auditorium will open at 6:30 and the show will begin at 7:00.

            All tickets are general admission and will be available at the door on all performance nights.  Follow us on Instagram at @goldenboyhhs2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014

STARLIGHT EXPRESS cast list


Starlight Express

CAST LIST

 

BOY/CONTROL: Jared Guertler

MOTHER: Makayla Conner

RUHRGOLD: Eli Ghaeini

TURNOV: Andrew Swain

NINTENDO: Nata Choi

PRINCE OF WALES: Riley Richards

GREASEBALL: Nate Morley

TANK: Austin Blake

GOOK: Jerry Fu

LUBE: Nathan Guertler

RUSTY: Carter Walker

PEARL: Tayva Musig

DINAH: Jenny Chen

BUFFY: Cece Otto

DUVAY: Emily Powell

COACHES: Shelby Gist, Carlie Beck, Skylar Tangren, Skyler Harman, Emilee Burton

HIPHOPPER 1: Sam Spainhower

HIPHOPPER 2: Alex Jensen

HIPHOPPER 3: Stephen Colby

CABOOSE: Brady Freeman

DUSTIN: Caden Hobson

FLAT TOP: Russell Wadsworth

ELECTRA: Gabe Valle

PURSE: Devyn Young

WRENCH: Stephanie Lake

JOULE: Madeline Ashton

VOLTA: Ellie Robinson

RACE MARSHALS: Megan Ahlstrom, Makayla Conner

POPPA: Leki Mahe

 

Sunday, January 12, 2014

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

  Journey forth to London in this 2-part theatrical adaptation of Charles Dickens' The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.  Follow the 32 students of Hillcrest High School's Productions Company as they personify over 120 characters in this epic story.  Because of the length of the play and the size of the cast required, this award-winning production is seldom revived, so this is a rare opportunity to experience the world of Nicholas Nickleby.

·        "One of the rare theater experiences of our time...So masterful is the overall effect that many will regard seeing Nicholas Nickleby as one of the highlights of a lifetime of theatergoing." --- The Wall Street Journal

·        "It displays the grandest theatrical techniques, affirms the rightness of love and friendship, and revives pleasures and poignancies that have all but vanished from modern narrative art...Nickleby will cast a glow for years to come." --- Time Magazine
      ·    "A ceaselessly entertaining dramatic triumph."---The London Times
      ·   "An exhilerating mixture of pathos and comedy."---The New York Times

PART 1:
Thu-Sat, January 23-25 @ 7:00pm
Special encore matinee on Sat, February 1 @2:00pm
 
PART 2:
Thu-Sat, January 30-February 1 @7:00pm

Hillcrest High School Auditorium

TICKETS ON SALE NOW from any member of the Productions Company.
Tickets are also available at the door for $7.00 per show.
SPECIAL OFFER: Buy your tickets before Jan. 22 from any Prroductions Company member and receive both shows for only $10.00! Act now, as all tickets will be $7.00 per show after Jan. 23.

If you own HHS Theatre season tickets, go to www.hillcresttheatre.com to check your reservation or change your seats.
 


Friday, December 13, 2013

Cast Lists


Hillcrest High School’s 2014 Production of:

Golden Boy

Congratulations to all who auditioned. We will have our first cast meeting tomorrow (Saturday, Dec. 14) from 11:00am-1:30pm in the Theatre Room (C-202).  If you are taking the ACT just come over as soon as you’re done.

Cast List:

(in order of speech)

TOM MOODY………………………………………..   Brady Freeman

LORNA MOON………………………………………   Monika Kowalski

JOE BONAPARTE……………………………………  Samuel Spainhower

TOKIO…………………………………………………  Nathan Morley

MR. CARP…………………………………………….   Russell Wadsworth

SIGGIE………………………………………………...  Andrew Swain

MR. BONAPARTE……………………………………  David Skorut

ANNA………………………………………………….  Erin Kaseda

FRANK BONAPARTE……………………………….. Bryce Murphy

ROXY GOTTLIEB……………………………………. Dezhane TeHira

EDDIE FUSELI………………………………………..  Eli Ghaeini

PEPPER WHITE………………………………………. Caeleb Turney

MICKEY……………………………………………….. Russell Carpenter

CALL BOY…………………………………………….. Ian Buckley

SAM…………………………………………………….. Aaron Fassler

LEWIS………………………………………………….. Ian Buckley

DRAKE………………………………………………… Mckay Jessop

DRISCOLL…………………………………………….. Mckay Jessop

BARKER………………………………………………. Aaron Fassler



Hillcrest High School’s 2014 Production of:
Martyrs' Crossing
We will have our first cast meeting Wedmesday, Dec. 18 from 2:30pm-4:30pm.
Cast List:
(in order of appearance)

HISTORIANS:     Megan Ahlstrom

                             Katie Ashton

                             Mandi Burton

                             Jenny Chen

                             Alex Jensen

                             Faith Johnson

                             CeCe Otto

                             Devyn Young

MICHAEL: Steven Hooley

CATHERINE: Stephanie Lake

MARGARET: Katie Ann Powell

JOAN: Rachel Cockayne

CHARLES, SOLDIER 4: Carter Walker

COURTIER 1, SOLDIER 1: Nicholas Siebers

COURTIER 2, SOLDIER 2, WARWICK: Jory Habif

COURTIER 3, SOLDIER 3, CAUCHON: Stephen Colby

MUSICIANS:      Nathan Guertler

                             Nicholas Siebers

                             Mitchell Spencer

 Martyrs' Crossing Production Team

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: Shelby Gist

MUSIC DIRECTOR: Emilee Burton

STAGE MANGER: Andrew Eisert

ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER: Sarah Williams

DRAMATURGS: Mauri Hefley, Kylie Whittaker, Kyla Williams

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: Samantha Goates, Gracie Otto, Kirstin VanRenslar

HAIR AND MAKEUP: Kyla Williams

PROPS:      Maggie Johnson, Duncan Kesler

SET DESIGNERS: Madeline Ashton, Helen Tsan

LIGHTING DESIGN AND OPERATOR: Zach Snow

LIGHTING ASSISTANT: Isaac Bell

LIGHTS TECHNICIAN: Josh Lewis

SOUND DESIGN AND OPERATOR: Nick Bellendir

COSTUME DESIGN: Ariana Hatch

ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGNER: Courtney Hixson