OCHS Theatre History
The Fall Plays looked a little different this year. Both shows were recorded and streamed online. The Internet is Distract- Oh Look a Kitten! by Ian McWethy One Act directed by Ms. Fritz qualified for the State Theater Competition. The Forgotten Moon was written and directed by Andrew Steeves. The season culminated in a one of a kind viewing experience on the football field jumbotron.
The Jerry Awards (formerly The Tommy Awards) are one of Wisconsin’s High School Musical Awards Programs. These awards are given to schools and performers that demonstrate excellence in high school theatre.
Congratulations to the One Act
Cast & Crew!
The OCHS Theatre one act play competed at the WI State Theatre Festival this weekend. Earning nominations for Outstanding Acting were Jonathan James for his roles as Wikipedia, HBO, Announcer, & Corban; Isabella Holterman for her roles as Wikipedia contributor, Netflix, & Grandma and Minwoo Ruehle as Google, Additionally the one act cast & crew brought home four awards: Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Directing - Elizabeth Fritz,
Outstanding Acting - Mileah Hopfensperger
AND.....biggest of all, the Critic's Choice Award, (kind of like best of show at state) which represents the highest standards of excellence at the State Festival. Criteria for consideration include innovative vision, authentic storytelling, and artistic development; the production should clearly support learning and development of students.
Congratulations cast and crew, well done!