Matthew Fauls-Rivas will take the helm of the Carlsbad High School Theatre Department in Fall 2019. More information to come on the new Lancer Players, the Fall Play, and upcoming events.
Get a preview of the scenes and monologues that the students of the Carlsbad High School Theatre Department will perform in competition! The Festival Showcase will be on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 7:00 at the Sage Creek High School Performing Arts Center, 3900 Cannon Road. (The Cultural Arts Center on the CHS campus is closed for renovation). Come support the CHS students as they prepare for the 4th Annual Carlsbad Theatre Festival!
From Rob Hopper, head of National Youth Arts:
We’ve posted the results of the 12th Annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2016-2017 season, and we wanted to let you know that Carlsbad High School earned 8 awards and 13 additional nominations!
Outstanding Production: The Drowsy Chaperone
Lead Actor in a Musical: Ben Little as Man in the Chair in The Drowsy Chaperone
Lead Actor in a Musical: Ben Little as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors
Lead Actress in a Musical: Alexis Dytko as The Drowsy Chaperone in The Drowsy Chaperone
Lead Actress in a Musical: Thalia Morales as Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors
Costume Design: Jane Craig-Jones for The Drowsy Chaperone
Youth Orchestra: The Drowsy Chaperone
Direction: Monica Hogue Hall for Little Shop of Horrors
Lead Actress in a Musical: Sophia Marks as Janet in The Drowsy Chaperone
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Brandon Rovelo as Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Harrison Schwartz as Mr. Mushnik in Little Shop of Horrors
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Harrison Schwartz as Aldolpho in The Drowsy Chaperone
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Kira Davis as Ronnette in Little Shop of Horrors
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Kaylen Lash as Crystal in Little Shop of Horrors
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Breanna Lehman as Kitty in The Drowsy Chaperone
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Abigail Yi as Mrs. Tottendale in The Drowsy Chaperone
Ensemble: The Drowsy Chaperone
Costume Design: Jane Craig-Jones for Little Shop of Horrors
Choreography: Suzanne Fernandez for The Drowsy Chaperone
Musical Direction: Lyndon Pugeda for The Drowsy Chaperone
Direction: Monica Hogue Hall for The Drowsy Chaperone
Wow! What an afternoon! 27 individual awards, 4 finalists, a merit scholarship, and a Spirit of the MACY Award. The cast of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE performed “Fancy Dress” on a huge stage at the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa for a packed house.
Here’s the list:
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS:
Bright Spots: Breanna Lehman and Michaela Edgin
Special Recognition: Baylee Taylor and Jack Tunney
Achievement: Nolan Palm, Harrison Schwartz and Brandan Rovelo
Outstanding Achievement: Thalia Morales, Kaylen Lash, Kira Davis, Abigail Yi
Highest Achievement: Ben Little
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE:
Bright Spots: Brynn Wightman and Maya Alexander
Special Recognition: Nolan Palm and Matt Gonzalez
Achievement: Harrison Schwartz and Brandan Rovelo
Outstanding Achievement: Thalia Morales, Brandon Blackmon, Robert Forward Breanna Lehman
Highest Achievement: Abigail Yi, Ben Little, Sophia Marks, Alexis Dytko, Carter Knight
Alexis Dytko and Ben Little were finalists for Best Actor and Best Actress as well as Best Comedian and Best Comedienne
Ben Little received a $1,000 merit scholarship.
AND Carlsbad High School placed in the top ten schools, receiving a Spirit of the MACY Award!
Four performances remaining: May 4, 5, 6 at 7:00 and May 6 at 2:00, at the Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center
The Carlsbad High School Theatre Depart presented the Fall Musical
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken
Thursday, November 3 and Friday, November 4 at 7:00
Saturday, November 5 at 2:00 and 7:00
Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center
See the program at Playbillder.com
The Carlsbad High School Advanced Theatre students present an evening of humorous scenes about “Friends and Frenemies” on Wednesday, June 8, at 7:00 P.M. in the CAC. Admission is free.
PreAdvanced/Intermediate Theatre invites you to THE MONOLOGUE SHOW by Don Zolidis on Friday, June 10, at 7:00 P.M. in the CAC. Admission is free to this comedy about a fictional drama class presenting an evening of monologues, featuring senior Matt Brent as the drama teacher, Mr. Banks.