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Lisa Tabor makes grande finale from theatre department after 19 years

Lisa Tabor makes grande finale from theatre department after 19 years

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From directing productions such as the chilling dark comedy “The Addams Family” and unmissable classic “Big Fish”, Coppell High School theater department head and Drama Club sponsor Lisa Tabor will leave after teaching for 19 years at Coppell High School.   After serious contemplation and prayer, Tabo...

Dark play with a twist

Dark play with a twist

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Throughout movie history, “The Addams Family” is known for being dark and wicked, but Coppell High School Theatre takes the family and places them in a musical full of humor. “We chose “The Addams Family” because I knew last year - and looking at who was still going to be here - that we had a l...

Ballard commences final year with great legacy

Ballard commences final year with great legacy

October 3, 2014


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  Video by Alana Rood. http://vimeo.com/107727842 By Kara Hallam Enterprise Editor @KaraHallam After serving Coppell High School for 19 years, technical theatre teacher Bill Ballard is ready to make his final scene. As he completes his last year at CHS, he tries to enjoy each day...

Smith to pursue musical theatre career at BWU

Smith to pursue musical theatre career at BWU

May 15, 2013


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By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Many children grow up watching animated Disney musicals like Beauty and the Beast, or even classic musicals such as Wicked or The Sound of Music. Senior Alex Smith enjoys watching musicals too – but aspires to make a career out of being the one on the stage. Tho...

Fame Musical Theatre Class prepares for Broadway

April 23, 2013


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By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The CHS Theatre Department is gearing up for the Fame Musical Theatre Class presentation of “Fame…Dreams of Broadway”. Fame is a show choir like CHS' Vivace, but includes an element of acting; the performers act as if they were a character in the musical. "I...

One-Act plays sure to win more than one star

March 27, 2013


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By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Each year, the CHS theatre department puts on a variety of shows, from musicals to comedies to one act plays. Our extremely talented department this year will be offering a Night of One Acts. This night of short plays will be presented by the Broadway Bound Theatre c...

Theatre Department holds fundraiser at IHOP

February 14, 2013


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By Caroline Carter Staff Writer On Saturday morning, Coppell High School students will have an opportunity to eat a delicious breakfast as well as support one of the many groups on campus. Serving a fundraiser, The CHS Theatre Department is having a Pancake and Pajama Party at the IHOP in Lewisville. This IHOP is located next...

Black Box Theater production stretches students’ skills

February 12, 2013


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By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The Coppell High School Black Box Theater is a hidden stage for Coppell's best thespians. The theater hosts several smaller plays throughout the school year that offer a more informal and interactive environment. The next production, The Dining Room, will be performed...

Upcoming comedy improv night guarantees to make ’em laugh

December 11, 2012


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By Christina Burke Features Editor Food and laughter are among two of  the most voiced things that people enjoy the most. This Friday night, both will be provided by the Coppell High School Theatre department as the Make 'em Laugh class puts on their annual show Comedy Tonight! This class is ...

Final shows for ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ this weekend

November 2, 2012


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By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer The final shows for the theatre department's musical production of "The Drowsy Chaperone" are this weekend. Show times are 7:30 on Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased at the door or at lunch. Adult tickets are $12 and student tickets...

Drowsy Chaperone cast not dozing off preparing for musical

Drowsy Chaperone cast not dozing off preparing for musical

September 28, 2012


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By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Even though the curtain will not open for another month, the Coppell High School Theatre Department is already busy at work preparing and planning for opening night of The Drowsy Chaperone, a play they hope will blow their audience and critics away. The Drowsy Chaperone is a humorous musical that tells the tale of a Broadway fanatic who sits comfortably in...

Coppell theatre hosts comedy night

January 6, 2012


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By Christina Burke Staff Writer Want a good laugh? Tonight the Coppell High School Make'em Laugh theatre class is putting on a show called 'Comedy Tonight' in the CHS commons. The class is taught by Lisa Tabor and they specialize in improv and will make you smile guaranteed. All skits are original,...