The Hoover Drama Department’s mission is to enrich, educate, and inspire our students through the applications of Theatre.
Fall Play: The Crucible
Description: The Hoover drama department is presenting the play, “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. This play follows the Salem witch trials where a town is engulfed in fear and paranoia that forces them into a witch hunt.
Details: The performances are November 3, 4th, and 5th in the Hoover Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 and tickets are $5 for students, and $7 for adults. Tickets are sold at the door.
The Iowa High School Speech Competition is a competition where Hoover students create, rehearse, and perform their medium of theatre for feedback and guidance to continue to perfect their craft. Students have opportunities to compete at the district, state, and all-state level. Below is information on this season, competitions, and meetings.
Oct. 26th: IHSSA Informational Meeting in 1180 right after school
Nov. 9th and 10th: IHSSA Auditions for Mime, One Act, and Readers Theatre from 4-5 PM (must sign up)
Nov 11th: Cast list posted
Nov. 16th: First IHSSA rehearsal (all casted required to attend) from 4-5:3 in 1180
Nov. 17th- Jan. 9th: IHSSA Rehearsal (schedules TBA)
Jan. 12th: IHSSA Showcase at 6 PM in the Hoover Auditorium (free admission)
Jan. 21st: IHSSA Large Group District Competition (all day, times TBA) at Ankeny Centennial
Feb. 4th: IHSSA Large Group State Competition at Valle High School (all day, times TBA)
Feb. 18th: IHSSA All-State Competition at ISU (all day festival)
Feb. 25th: IHSSA Individual District Competition at Urbandale High School (all day, times TBA)
March 11th: IHSSA Individual State Competition at ADM High School (all day, times TBA)
March 27th: All State Individual Competition at UNI (all day, times TBA)
Spring Production: Arsenic and Old Lace
Description: Arsenic and Old Lace is a dark comedy that focuses around the Brewster family and their deadly hobbies.
Auditions for this play are February 16th and 17th from 4-6 in the Hoover Auditorium: Check our social medias for links to the audition forms and sign ups.
April 20th, 21st, and 22nd at 7 PM in the Hoover Auditorium. Student tickets are $5, adult tickets are $7.
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