Young Playwrights Project 2013 – Meet the Authors

Young Playwrights 2013 Authors

Of the four playwrights featured in last year’s first annual Young Playwrights Project, three remain at Gibson Southern and will again direct their own student-written plays.  These students include Christian Rowe, senior, and Jacob Sellers and Alexis Kiesel, juniors.  This year, plays were selected after a submission deadline was given for any students who wanted … Read more

Alumni YouTube Covers

GSTD alumni Logan Lefler and Alison Goedde have teamed up to work on a YouTube project together.  Both being musicians and Alison being involved in film, this project has helped them them tremendously in bettering their skills. Alison has been attending Watkins College of Art Design and Film, and she has been wanting to put … Read more

Thespians Prepare for Regionals

Every year the International Thespian Society holds theatre performance competitions for high school students throughout the country. Schools in every state prepare a 30-minute cutting of a play or musical to perform for a committee of judges that grade them on acting, staging, and other categories. The competition begins at the regional level, then finalists … Read more

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Here We Come!

Dancers performing "Holiday" by Green Day

It’s almost Vaudeville weekend, and it is perfectly normal to be nervous and tired, as the cast and crew are now. As we approach the weekend of show, the cast and crew are having to stay later and later during the week to make everything performance ready. For the past three weeks, all crew members … Read more

Vaudeville to feature A “Singing in the Rain” and “Umbrella” Performance

The third period theatre arts class at Gibson Southern is attempting something new to be featured at this year’s annual Vaudeville production. This act will be at the end of Act I right before intermission of Vaudeville 2012: Live!. The class has been working on a mash-up of “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Umbrella,” which … Read more

Phantom of the Opera Auditions Held, Cast List Posted

On September 12th, auditions were held for Gibson Southern Theatre Department’s upcoming spring production of The Phantom of the Opera.  The cattle call audition process was divided into three portions: singing, dancing, and acting.  Students wishing to audition did a short choreographed dance sequence to the song “Masquerade” , a cold reading of a scene, … Read more

2012 I.T.S. Banquet

Gibson Southern Theatre celebrated the end of a great season with their 2012 I.T.S. Banquet on April 29, 2012.  With nearly 160 people in attendance, it was great to see support for our graduating seniors and new inductees. This year’s awards went to: Vaudeville 2011: Back to the Future Outstandting Female Performance: Natalie Bengert Outstanding … Read more

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