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THEATRE

The Fine Arts department performs two annual productions, usually a play in the fall and a musical in the spring. Performers as well as stage crew members are needed.

Requirements: Open to all students. You must audition for play and musical parts. If interested in stage crew, inquire for available positions.

Cost: $40

Moderator: Kia Zembala, kzembala@bishopdwenger.com

Past performances: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Hollow Testimony, Leaving Iowa, Freaky Friday, The Stuck Pot, James and the Giant Peach

VOCAL

Advanced Choir

Curricular ensemble for singers who have learned basic sight-singing and vocal technique. This ensemble is audition based. Class meets daily, and the students typically perform three-to-four concerts a year in addition to participating in ISSMA adjudicated competition. Performances occur outside the normal school day (typically on weekends). This ensemble also acts as the Liturgical Choir for school Masses. Opportunities for other auditions and solo opportunities are also available through this course. This is a weighted course for 3rd and 4th year in choir.

Beginning/Intermediate Choir

Class meets daily, and the students typically perform three-to-four concerts a year in addition to participating in ISSMA adjudicated competition. Performances occur outside the normal school day (typically on weekends). Opportunities for other auditions and solo opportunities are also available through this course.

Summit Sound

Mixed Show Choir competing throughout the Midwest from January through March. This is an extra curricular ensemble rehearsing evenings and weekends. Members sing, dance, and perform many genres of music.

Requirements: Auditions are required.

Moderator: Christy Maloney (cmaloney@bishopdwenger.com)

Elegance

Treble choir competing throughout the Midwest from January through March. This is an extra curricular ensemble rehearsing evenings and weekends. Members sing, dance, and perform many genres of music.

Requirements: Auditions are required.

Show Choir Band

The Show Choir Band is a small instrument ensemble that accompanies both Summit Sound and Elegance show choirs. Pop, rock, jazz, and musical theatre genres are played in this ensemble.

Activities: Competitions are held on Saturdays, January through March.

Requirements: Auditions are required.

Moderator: Christy Maloney (cmaloney@bishopdwenger.com)