Crazy For You
This new Gershwin extravaganza is filled with song and dance, and Ken Ludwig's hilarious dialogue. The audience will be swept up in an artfully constructed tale of boy meeting girl in the Wild West, where they spread goodness and ultimately fall in love.
Drama Club is open to all students who attend CHHS. Whether you're taking a Theatre class or acting is your hobby, everyone is welcome to come participate in activities.
Stage Crew Club is open to all students who attend CHHS. Whether you're taking Stage Crew or building is your hobby, everyone is welcome to come share their artistic talents.
The International Thespian Society, an honorary organization for high school and middle school theatre students. It publishes Dramatics, a monthly magazine for students and teachers, and Teaching Theatre, a quarterly journal for theatre education professionals. EdTA’s annual Thespian Festival is the premiere showcase for high school theatre, drawing students and teachers from throughout the United States and abroad.
The Institute provides an environment for these professionals to connect, create, share, and communicate their craft. This is outlined in the Institute’s Mission and Vision and carried out through its Organizational Structure. USITT has 3800+ members throughout the United States, Canada, and 40 other countries. The USITT Office is located in Syracuse, New York.
IMPOWER is CHHS's improvisation troupe. Members must audition to become a troupe performer. Auditions are open to all CHHS students. IMPOWER performs shows throughout the school year and travels to middle schools as well.
Students can earn and receive honors toward activity letters as a sophomore, junior and senior.
Students can earn an enhanced High School Diploma with an Emphasis in Theatre by the end of their senior year.
The annual Shakespeare Compeition for high schools and middle schools provides opportunities for students to perform scenes and monologues that are adjudicated by theatre professionals and to apply basic performing skills to Shakespeare's literature. Non-competing students and coaches may also attend workshops for acting and technical theatre. Students also participate in viewing theatrical works being showcased at the Shakespearean Festival.
The Utah Theatre Association sponsors the annual conference in conjunction with the International Thespian Society. The UTA is committed to introducing high school studnets to representatives from college and university theatre programs. UTA has built a strong scholarship fund, and the UTA, along with conference sponsors give out over $5,000 in scholarships and awards to promising actors, designers and playwrights.
The Region and State Drama Festivals are theatrical activities that students may participate in through their local schools. Students may participate in the One-Act play festival or prepare an individual event to be adjudicated by professionals. Students receive scores and feedback that can help them build skills for practice and performance. Four entries in each category, except the one-act play are allowed to go to Region festival.