This year's Contest Play will be "Two Rooms" by Lee Blessing and the Group Interpretation will be "Labyrinth" by Terry Jones. Auditions will be held Monday, January 20th.
The Joliet Central Speech Team brought home a 2nd place finish at the Irish Invitational. Johnna Grimm and Jose Marquez took 4th place in DDA, Anthony Stockton took 3rd in DI, Jose Marquez was 4th in DI, Anthony Stockton and Johnna Grimm were tournament champions in HDA, and Mia Hromen and Alex Widlak brought home 4th place in the first HDA performance of the year. Central Speech also finished 4th in HI (Tammy Thompson), 6th place in OO (Aileen Hernandez), 3rd in INFO (Triston Smith), 4th in INFO (Mallory Arend), 3rd in Poetry (Diana Martinez), 3rd in Prose (Diana Martinez) and 2nd place in Radio (Zoey Denson). Up next for the Speech team is The Saturday Morning Smackdown tournament at Richards High School on January 11th.
Central Speech Team took 3rd Place overall at our first invitational at Morris Community High School. Diana Martinez was tournament champion in Poetry and 4th Place in Prose. Triston Smith was 3rd in Informative speaking, Coral Cortes was 4th in Original Oratory, Johnna Grimm and Jose Marquez were 3rd in Dramatic Duet Acting, Jose was also 6th in Dramatic Interpretation, and Tammy Thompson was 4th in Humorous Interpretation. Lexi Widlak and Mia Hromek were the top Novices in Dramatic Duet Acting.
ThE Speech season starts for the joliet central steelmen this saturday at morris community high school. The road back to state begins now.
Auditions for this year's Fall Play will be held on Tuesday, September 10th at 3:30 pm in Mr. Hoyt's room, room 293. Scene cuttings will be provided at the audition and we are looking for guys and girls from Freshmen to Seniors.
The auditions will last until 5:30 and everyone will be finished in time for the 6 pm activities bus.
If you are unable to attend Tuesday's auditions, please come and see me, Mr. Hoyt, in my room - room 293 BEFORE auditions.
The Joliet Central Drama Department is seeking a set builder and designer. The position is responsible for construction and over-site of three sets: our Fall Play, Contest Play, and Spring Musical. The position includes a technical stipend. Please email Joe Hoyt at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. We are looking to fill the position by the end of July.
The Joliet Central Drama Department presented the first annual Steelmen Drama Scholarship to seniors Hanna Hagerty and Kiara Brown. Hanna and Kiara are 4 year drama students that have made strong contributions to the growth of the program and will be missed tremendously. We wish them well as they move on to Illinois Wesleyan University and Syracuse University.
The Joliet Central Drama Department is seeking set designers for our 2019 - 2020 season. Sets are needed for our Fall Play, Contest Play, and Spring Musical. We are open to having one designer for all three productions or a separate designer for each. Details of our productions will be shared after the selected designer(s) are notified. There is a small stipend available for each show. Please email Joe Hoyt at email@example.com if you are interested.