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

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”.

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 High School theater department hosted its annual Theater Dinner Revue and silent auction, which had a...

Studio Premier classes raise money for international competition through showcase

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.

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 theater students in advanced theater classes held a special night for students performances. The aim w...

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

#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.

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 takes audiences through several comedic skits dealing with relationships between friends, family, deiti...

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

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.

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 production, “All Shook Up”.   On Friday, the CHS theater department opened the first s...

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

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.

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 performance of 42nd Street were announced as nominees for a variety of the Schmidt and Jones Awards. The winners o...

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

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.

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 in 60 Minutes” show.   The performance is an improvisational and sketch comedy show in ...

Senior theater students share plans for acting after high school

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

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 their beloved seniors, many of whom have been up on the CHS stages since their first day of freshman y...

Chitta experiences first musical performance

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.

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, I was not prepared for what was to come. I decided Coppell High School’s performance of “The...

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 one and the effects on a particular family. The story touches on marriage, father daughter relationsh...

Open auditions call for determined actors, actresses

Open auditions call for determined actors, actresses

December 18, 2012

By Christina Burke Features Editor The Coppell High School Theatre Department on the hunt for avid actors and actresses. This week, they will be two open auditions- one for their Winter Show and the other for the University Interscholastic League (UIL) One Act Play. Experience is not needed for thes...

Theater department puts on one final show

May 11, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer The CHS theater department is putting on one final show before their curtains close for the 2011-2012 school year. 'Dividing the Estate', is a dramatic performance ,written by Horton Foote and directed by Bill Ballard. It is set in 1987 Texan times, when  a family...