By Michele Dotson Dotson.email@example.com
Seussical the Musical opens January 31
The Independence High School theater program continues its rebuilding process by presenting Seussical the Musical. This fun, fast-paced musical is based on the books of Dr. Seuss. According to theater teacher Paula Baldwin, it has become a favorite with schools and community theaters.
“We chose the show because it has been very popular with many of the theatre companies in the area,” says Baldwin. “It’s light and fun for all ages.”
Baldwin, who has been at Independence for three years, continues to rebuild a drama program that had all but ceased to exist.
Although there had been a string of drama teachers over the years, there had been not been a musical produced at the school for 12 years until Baldwin took the helm and breathed life back into the program. […]
The Independence Patriots varsity basketball teams opened their Southwestern 4A conference play at home Friday night against the Eagles of East Meck.
East Meck 72
After a close first quarter, the visiting Lady Eagles pulled away and earned a 72-35 conference win. Camile Martin led the Lady Patriots with 13 points while Jayla […]
By Michele Dotson firstname.lastname@example.org
Students from have been accepted into the 2014 Junior Theater Festival which will take place January 17-19 18 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA.
Freshman Garrett Costin is in his second year in musical theater and this will be his first time attending the festival.
“I have so much fun getting together with people I’m comfortable with,” says Costin. “This is a great activity; a way of expressing who I am.”
For Costin, who has aspirations of being involved with Broadway someday, the festival will offer opportunities to see all aspects of theater.
Created by New York’s iTheatrics and produced by the Junior Theater group, the Junior Theater Festival is the world’s largest musical theater festival celebrating young people and the transformative power of musical theater. The 2014 festival will bring together more than 4,500 students, teachers, and Broadway professionals to celebrate on-stage and backstage excellence in musical theater. […]
Indy 39 – Butler 46. The Independence football season ended in the second round of the State Playoff with a loss to Butler for the second time this season. Butler will advance to the third round of the State Playoffs friday night by traveling to and playing the number on seed West Forsyth. Rocky River […]
Independence loses 53-92 to North Meck.