Any student attending Olathe South during the 20/21 school year may audition for our shows
Several opportunities are coming up this fall.
- Main Stage One Act Plays. If you want to be considered for these plays that will be directed by Ms. Hochanadel, complete the audition application on this page: In The Tank & Future, Here by September 26th. All students have to do a monologue to audition for the plays. These are some possible sources for your audition: Jonathan Dorf monologues, Don Zolidis monologues, Mr. Hastings' list of monologues. There are less than 10 acting roles, but we also need a great crew. Performances will be in early December.
- Kansas Thespian Festival with Texas Thespians. Mr. Hastings describes the state Thespian festival as the best weekend of the year. This year it is a little different. Kansas is partnering with Texas Thespians for Super Saturday's this fall. If you are interested in attending this amazing Saturday's of theatrical opportunities, check out the Thespian Festival page for more details. Registration to attend all FOUR Saturdays is $50. Students can audition for colleges for $15 and seniors can audition for scholarships for another $15. Nearly 100 colleges will be in attendance. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to attend Kansas Thespian Virtual Festival with Texas Thespians. Registration is due by October 2nd.
- Underclassmen Talant Showcase. This is the chance for Freshman or Sophomores to showoff. Do you have a monologue, a song, a dance, a musical instrument that you play, a band, a comedy routine, or some other theatre skill you would like to share with the world. This is your opportunity. Click here to submit your video of the performance by September 26th. We want to see you shine! Performances will be the first weekend in October.
- Thespys. This is the acting and tech competition that you can do at the Kansas Thespian Festival to qualify for nationals. If this is something you want to do in the future, make sure you are in the Repertory Theatre class as a Junior or the Advanced Repertory Theatre class as a senior. Performances by our Rep & Advanced Rep students will be in mid-October.
- Ghostlight. While this show is already cast, we are looking for families to watch the show live and be our audience. The families will be on-air with us as this show involves audience participation. Do you have a big family that wants to join the fun? Email Mr. Hastings if your family would like to be one of the groups in the audience for Ghostlight. We would love to have groups of 8-15 watching this live with us. Performances will be on Halloween weekend.
- Senior Showcase. We are looking for seniors that want to make their directorial debut. Do you want to direct a one-act play or musical? Do you want to direct a short play you have written? Do you want to choreograph some dance numbers? Do you want to direct your own short film? This is your chance. Seniors should email Mr. Hastings to propose the opportunity they want to create by October 3rd. The directors that are selected will cast their performance from anyone who is a student at Olathe South. We will have auditions for these performances in early October. The performances will be in mid November.
- Monologue a Song. In late December, our juniors and seniors in Repertory Theatre will showcase song lyrics as a monologue. We are looking for a couple of special guests to join us. If this is something you might like to do, contact Mr. Hastings for more details.
- Play Readings. Each month, we would like to pick a play and do a special reading. Do you have a favorite play you want to read with a group. Contact Mr. Hastings, and we will add it to our list. This is a great opportunity for EVERYONE to get to perform this semester.