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Coppell High School junior Elise Howe is a member of the CHS Cowboy Theatre Company and Coppell Debate.  Whether it be through arguments or scripts such as “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Howe uses words to guide her through her co-curricular activities.

Howe employing words as a double-edged sword

Manasa Mohan, Executive Editorial Page Editor May 10, 2023

The spotlight envelopes Coppell High School junior Elise Howe as she steps on the stage, bathing her in a warm wash of radiance. On a different day, the room falls silent, all eyes turned to her standing...

The Cowboy Theatre Company performs their production of “Trap” by Stephen Gregg during the dress rehearsal in the Coppell High School Black Box Theatre on Tuesday. “Trap” opens on Friday at 7 p.m.

Theater dabbling in new genre with “Trap”

Manasa Mohan, Advertising and Circulation Manager October 21, 2021

Unsettling. Intriguing. A psychological thriller. These are all words Coppell High School theater director Karen Ruth uses to describe the Cowboy Theatre Company’s upcoming “Trap” production....

Coppell High School seniors Sophia Sircar, Carrie Sheffield and  Camryn Rudd start off the night dancing to “Super Trouper” at the CHS Theater’s Annual Silent Auction and Revue on Friday to raise money for the theater department. With an audience of 250, students performed anything from original songs to a sneak peek from “Seize The Day”, a song from their upcoming musical “Newsies”.

Moving on up: Theater department turns silent auction into first class event

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager September 22, 2019

ADDISON-Suspense, thrill and disbelief filled the air as two bidders continued to fight for a cookie cake. As the bid rose rapidly, so did the energy of the audience members.  On Friday, the Coppell...

Coppell High School sophomore Alex McCord opens for relationships, a theatre led stand-up comedy and verbatim theater event at the CHS Black Box on Feb. 27. The theater students present themselves to the audience, making harsh and heartfelt jokes that pertain to themselves.

Studio Premier classes raise money for international competition through showcase

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer February 28, 2019

Relationships. Something many seldom think much about, yet the topic of choice for the Coppell High School Studio Premier showcase, #relationships.   Just off the heels of Valentine's Day, the CHS...

#relationships is a stand-up comedy and verbatim theater showcase, presented by the Coppell High School Studio Premier classes, and also contains mature content. This showcase is tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the CHS Black Box Theatre.

Theater to hold showcase as fundraiser for students advancing to national competition

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer February 27, 2019

On Wednesday, the Coppell High School Theater Studio Premier classes perform their show, “#relationships”.   Featuring both original stand-up comedy and verbatim theatre sets, the show...

The Coppell High School theater department performs “All Shook Up” on Oct.26 in the Coppell High School auditorium. Guests can attend the musical on Nov 3-4.

New beginnings, complicated love take spotlight in theater production, “All Shook Up”

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer October 28, 2018

 “I can’t help falling in love with you.”   This is not only one of rock and roll legend Elvis Presley’s most famous songs, but also a central theme of Coppell High School’s theater...

The cast of Coppell High School’s fall musical 42nd Street takes their final bow in the CHS auditorium during a dress rehearsal on Oct. 25. The musical was performed on Nov. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 6 at 2:30 p.m. Photo by Amanda Hair.

‘42nd Street’ cast and crew nominated in 2017 Schmidt and Jones Awards

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer May 4, 2017

While the show might be over, the passion never stops. The sweat, hours of tap lessons and late night rehearsals have proven to be worth it.   The cast and crew of Coppell High School theater’s...

Coppell High School’s Broadway Bound theater class waits for its show, “30 Plays in 60 Minutes”, to start on Friday night in the CHS commons. The show is a mixture of skit comedy and improvisation in which the class performs 30 skits in one hour. Photo by Lili Lomas.

Yogurt, “Titanic” and Improvisation: Broadway Bound presents “30 Plays in 60 Minutes”

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor February 5, 2017

The Coppell High School commons stage was set with various props ranging from a couch to an artist’s aisle as CHS’ Broadway Bound theater students took their place to begin Friday night’s “30 Plays...

Senior theater students pose with their college t-shirts on the Coppell High School stage.

Senior theater students share plans for acting after high school

May 20, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer Just like many of the clubs and programs at Coppell High School, the theater program will surely be shedding some tears at the end of the year when they let go of...

In The Sound of Music, Scene 7: Maria and The Von Trapp Children together in the Governess bedroom as Maria tries to calm the children from the fierce thunderstorm. Photo by Mark Slette.

Chitta experiences first musical performance

November 1, 2013

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer I have a lot of friends who love musicals which makes me feel very left out when all they talk about is which character is which in different musicals. Needless to say,...

CHS theater department to host spring show

May 6, 2013

Erica Rohde Staff Writer This week the Coppell High School theater department will be hosting their spring show “To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday,” a drama centered around the loss of a loved...

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