Click here to get to the list of live productions around this area: Upcoming Performances

    Click here to get the Adv. Theatre Play Review Guideline.

    Click here for an alternative assignment if you can not get to a live show:   Alternate Assignment to Live Show



    You are invited to

    The 1st Annual HMS Advanced Theatre District Showcase

    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 6:30 PM

    In the HMS Cafeteria

    $5 adults/students free/MCPS employees free

    Come see HMS Advanced Theatre students, Troupe 89724, performing a variety of acting scenes, musical theatre selections, and view tech theatre projects


    Remind App is Back!  Thanks for your patience!

    5B  Send to 80101  Text @2394cce

    6A  Send to 80101  Text @hdakb99

    6B  Send to 80101  Text @7a8g323


    Bake Sales are off to a great start!  Thanks for supporting these by bringing in baked or purchased baked goods and getting your kiddos here by 8:45.     These are the dates for each class on Fridays before school:

    5B    9/20, 10/11, 11/8, 12/6

    6A    9/13, 10/4, 11/1, 11/22, 12/13

    6B    9/6, 9/27, 10/25, 11/15


    Individual Events Information:

    Instead of a fall one-act play, each student will be required to choose and prepare for at least one individual event (IE) to be presented at the HMS District Showcase to be held on Tuesday, November 19th at 6:30 PM.  We will have a dress rehearsal for this show on Monday, November 18th at 6:30 PM.   This night will be a project grade. More details will follow later about this.


    Performance event categories are: Monologue, Duet Acting, Ensemble Acting, Solo Musical, Duet Musical, Small Group Musical, Large Group Musical, Pantomime, and Improvisation. 
    Technical event categories are: Set Design, Costume Design, Publicity Design, Scene Writing, and Makeup Design.  More information about this can be found at http://www.fljrthespian.com/infoweb/individual.html


    District 1 Competition (Participation if voluntary) on Saturday, December 7th at Green Cove Springs, FL, adjudicated performances, workshops, critics choice performance at the end of the day, $40 entry fee due by November 5th, checks made payable to HMS.

    State Competition (Participation if voluntary and dependent upon receiving a Superior rating at Districts), at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, February 6, 7, and 8th.  $85 entry fee due by January 14th (unless we are told differently).


    Advanced Theatre (Period 5B, 6A, and 6B) needs to see one live performance each quarter and have the reviews completed by: 

    Quarter 1 review due by Monday, October 7 for B Days or Tuesday, October 8 for A Days

    Quarter 2 review due by Monday, December 16 for A Days or Tuesday, December 17 for B Days

    Quarter 3 review due by Monday, March 9 for A Days and Tuesday, March 10 for B Days

    Quarter 4 review due by Monday, May 18 for A Days and Tuesday, May 19 for B Days