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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
September 15 ~ Child Auditions (2nd- 6th grade)
(By Sign Up)
October 4 ~ In Concert (Choirs)
October 23 ~ Band Concert
November 9 & 10 ~ A Christmas Carol
November 11 ~A Christmas Carol
November 15 ~ Percussion Recital
East Drama Club Rehearsal
November 29 & 30
East Elementary Drama Club Presentation
December 4 & 5 ~ Maple Ridge Elementary Choir Performances
December 12 & 13 ~ Yuletide Celebration Choir Concert
December 18 ~ Band Christmas Concert
January 7-11 ~ Spring Musical Auditions Footloose
January 24 ~ Band Recital Night
January 26 ~ Arabian Spectacular
Show Choir Competition and Clinics
January 31 ~ Pendletones Competition Showcase
February 8 & 9 ~ Jazz Festival
March 6 ~ Band Clinic
April 5, 6, 2019 ~ Footloose
April 7, 2019 ~ Footloose
April 9, 2019 ~ Preview Band Concert
April 13, 2019 ~ ISSMA Competition
April 23, 2019 ~ Preview Competition
May 1, 2019 ~ Top 10 % Awards
May 2, 2019 ~ 20th Anniversary Thespy Awards
May 10, 2019 ~ Singsation (Choirs)
May 11, 2019 ~ Singsation (Choirs)
May 15, 2019 ~ Senior Awards
May 21, 2019 ~ Choir Awards
May 23, 2019 ~ Spring Band Concert
May 28, 2019 ~ Band Awards
June 2, 2019 ~ Commencement Simulcast