Northside Drama Club
Northside Players isthe extra-curricular theatre programat Northside Middle School.--Open to all Northside students in good standing.--Actors. Must audition for roles.--Crew members for the plays.--In Drama Club sessions.--No previous experience is necessary.Auditions for Animal FarmWednesday, January 9orThursday, January 10After school in the CommonsPeople wanting to be onstage should plan on staying only one day until 5:00.Those interested in only working backstage only can stop by for 5 minutes and fill out a form.We mount two productions a year in all kinds of styles:--comedies--dramas--an occasional musicalRecent productions include:--Snow Angel--The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza--50 Reasons NOT to Be in a Play--In a Grove: Four Japanese Ghost Stories--The Phantom Tollbooth--Night of the Living Spartans--Crazytown--Idiot's Guide to Surviving High School--All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad PlaySome pictures of the plays can be found on the links here to the left.Specific plays are announced the year that they are produced; productions usually occur in the 1st and 4th nine weeks.A majority of our work on plays will take place at North High School. Students are expected to walk to the high school after the day is over at Northside.George Orwell'sANIMAL FARMAdapted by Ian WoolridgeWhen the animals uprise and overtake Manor Farm a new system of government is installed, but is it better than what came before? The pigs take the reins of leadership but the other animals find themselves sacrificing more than they bargained for.Orwell wrote the novella over 70 years ago as an allegory for the rise of communism, but its horrorific themes about the corruptive nature of power are still important today.Public performances are Thursday, February 14 amd Friday, February 15 at North Auditorium.Tickets are available at the door for $5.
Drama Club Sessions are workshops that:--Meet once a week only when we aren't doing a play.--Have theatre games.--Develop acting skills.--Learn backstage skills.
--Always meet at Northside.
--Drama Club Sessions will not happen until late spring, 2019
. Students are expected to:--Maintain good grades.--Treat facilities with respect.--Treat staff with respect.--Treat fellow participants with respect.
John Johnson is the drama coach at both Northside and North High School. He is also the auditorium director at North High School. For more information or questions, please contact him at: