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​Performing Arts Department | 2017–2018


As leaders we will empower our students to think critically about and articulate the value of Performing Arts by:
  • Celebrating diversity and working collaboratively
  • Creating a visible and strong performing arts community
  • Delivering dynamic and passionate performances

​Name ​Phone ​Email
​​Abby Cate, coordinator ​720.747.3732 ​​acate8@cherrycreekschools.org
​Marty Jacob ​720.747.3737 mjacob2@cherrycreekschools.org
​Ryan Monarch ​720.747.3786 rmonarch@cherrycreekschools.org
Andy Ray​720.747.3657aray11@cherrycreekschools.org
​Hannah Smith ​720.747.3517 hsmith26@cherrycreekschools.org​
Sara Sachs720.747.3658ssachs4@cherrycreekschools.org​
   

Click ​for an alphabetical list of all Overland faculty & staff.

 Department Clubs

Marching Band

The Overland Marching Scots are directed by Ryan Monarch. Please contact Mr. Monarch if you are interested in joining Marching Band as an instrumentalist or member of the Color Guard.

Advanced Acting

Advanced Acting Advanced Acting is an audition-only class in which students work independently with one another to develop their advanced acting skills. The class is production-oriented and designed for students seriously considering a professional career in theatre. Coursework demands a great deal of self-discipline as well as a commitment to work outside of school hours.

Drama Club

Drama Club members work on the many theatrical productions mounted at Overland each year. Students may participate in the realms of publicity, staging, lighting, sound, stage management, directing, playwriting, acting, set design, program, set construction, props, makeup, costumes, and pit orchestra. The main activity of the club is the production of plays, other comedic presentations, and technical support/production for other events taking place in the OHS Auditorium. There is a yearly retreat for all Drama Club members and Thespians.

Thespians

Overland High School's Thespian Troupe (troupe # 2762) is a group of elite drama/theatre students - those who have fulfilled the requirements for becoming a Thespian: 100 hours of work in two different aspects of the theatre (including, but not limited to, acting, directing, publicity, lights, sound, stage management, set construction, pit orchestra, costumes, props, makeup, and playwriting). Every two years, the Thespians travel to New York City to sight-see and attend theatrical productions on and off Broadway.

Props & Costumes

Support the plays and musicals at OHS by getting all of the props needed for the shows, preparing the costumes, and then working on show nights behind the scenes to make sure the show is ready.  Students must apply and be academically eligible.

Theatre Tech

If you are interested in set production, lighting, sound, etc. for Overland Stage Productions, stop by the Performing Arts hallway and pick up an application.
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