Loran G. Skinner Auditorium
Pendleton Players and Technical Theatre
The Loran G. Skinner Auditorium, Pendleton Players, and Technical Theatre areas are under the direction of Jacqueline Brown. Mrs. Brown coordinates all scheduling and usage of the Auditorium areas, and serves as the Director of the Pendleton Players, Tech Crew, and all areas of the Theatre program. Mrs. Brown earned both a Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree in Theatre and Speech Communication from Ball State University. She has had continuing education from a number of places including the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), Disney Institute, and the Broadway Theatre Teachers Workshops in New York City.
The Department offers classes in all facets of theatre with a varied curriculum to accommodate both the performer and the technical students. A recording studio was added, as well as video lab for the students to also explore Entertainment technology on an Independent Study basis. Performance classes also have the opportunity to participate in offsite workshops in New York City and at Walt Disney World. Both of these conducted by renowned Theatre professionals.
The Thespian Troupe is the honor society of theatre and is comprised of students who have earned points through participation on stage and behind the scenes to join. This is an internationally recognized organization devoted to excellence in theatre. The school has held this charter since 1998.
To contact Mrs. Brown by email email@example.com (Please be sure to indicate purpose in your subject line so the email is not blocked.)
The Band area is under the direction of Mr. Chris Taylor The Band area is comprised of Marching Band, Concert Band, Pep Band, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and Guard Unit. They have a full complement of staff to strengthen the skills of students in all areas of Music performance including Color Guard. They have a parent support group called the South Madison Community School Band Boosters. The Band has performed at a number of prestigious events and parades. For further information regarding the band program and staff check out their website at www.phhsband.com or you can reach Mr. Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Choir Department will be under the direction of a Mrs. Erin Sprouse in the fall. The Choir is comprised of several performing choirs which include: Pendletones, New Edition, Starlight Serenade, and Vocal Fusion. The choirs presents three concerts each year and are supported by the Choral Association. The choir program is looking forward to another year of competitive show choir, as well as another year of making wonderful music.
The Pendleton Community Players present summer, community productions, which has been partially funded through a grant from the South Madison Community Foundation. It is open to anyone in the community interested in participating in summer theatre. Watch this website in May for show announcement and audition information.
Pendleton Players Director of Music
For Pendleton Players and Pendleton Community Players productions, Mr. Jim McGee serves as the Director of Music. He assists with the vocalists as well as instrumentalists. Community musicians who are interested in volunteering for the Pit Orchestras should contact Mr. McGee at email@example.com.
July 1 ~ Fall Play Audition Sign Ups Available
July 18 & 19 ~ Fall Play Auditions for Peter & The Starcatcher
August 10 ~ Pendleton Players Call Out
(2017-2018 Season Announcement)
August 16 &17 ~ Fall Musical Auditions
By Appointment Sign Up
September 6 & 7 ~ Peter & The Starcatcher
September 13 ~ Parent Teacher Conferences
September 16 ~ Greg Warren Performance
(Wrestling/Athletic Department Fundraiser)
September 23 ~ Pendleton Players Work Day
September 29 ~ Homecoming
September 30 ~ Pendleton Players Work Day
October 2 ~ IHSAA Principal's Meeting
October 5 ~ In Concert (Choral Department)
October 21 ~ Finding Neverland Theatre Trip
October 24 ~ Fall Band Concert
October 28 ~ Pendleton Players Work Day
November 10, 11 ~ Fall Musical
November 12 ~ Fall Musical
November 16 ~ Fall Percussion Concert
November 25 ~ East Elementary Drama Club Work Day
November 29 & 30 ~ East Elementary Drama
December 6 & 7 ~ Maple Ridge Elementary Choir Performances
December 14 & 15 ~Yuletide Celebration (Choral Department)
December 19 ~ Band Christmas Concert
January 9, 10, 11 ~ Spring Musical Auditions
By Appointment Sign Ups
January 15 & 16 ~ Pendletones Rehearsals in Auditorium
January 18 ~ Band Preview Concert
January 20 ~ Choir Competition
January 25 ~ Pendletones Competition Showcase
February 9 & 10 ~ Madison County Jazz Festival
March 6 ~ Madison County Choral Festival
March 7 ~ Band Clinic
April 13 & 14 ~ Spring Musical
April 15 ~ Spring Musical
April 18 ~ Preview Band Concert
April 21 ~ ISSMA Competition
May 2 ~ Top 10% Banquet
May 3 ~ Thespy Awards
May 11 & 12 ~ Singsation 2018
May 16 ~ Senior Awards
May 18 & 19 ~ Music Theatre (Band Concert)
May 21 ~ Band Awards
May 22 ~ Choir Awards
June 3 ~ Commencement Simulcast