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Posted By: Ruben Van Kempen, Thursday 4/30/2015

Thursday night May 21st 7:30 pm
Friday night May 22nd 7:30 pm
Thursday night May 28th 7:30 pm
Friday matinee May 29th 4:00 pm
Friday night May 29th 8:00 pm
Saturday matinee May 30th 2:30 pm
Saturday night May 30th 7:30 pm
Sunday matinee May 31st 2:30 pm
Rehearsals for Poppins leads Mon/Tues
Posted By: Ruben Van Kempen, Sunday 4/26/2015
Mon. - half of Act 2, Jane put in
Stage Opening number with family, Brill, RA
Stage Spoon Full of Sugar

Tues. - Dialect work with dialect coach
Jane Put in, second half of Act 2
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Posted By: Ruben Van Kempen, Tuesday 3/31/2015
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SOAR Standing Ovations at Roosevelt
Posted By: Ruben Van Kempen, Saturday 1/24/2015
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We are thrilled to start our 3rd SOAR (Standing Ovations at Roosevelt) season sponsor campaign. This year our goal is $30K for the season sponsorship. As a season sponsor you may designate one of the following programs that has made our Drama Department unique: Book-It Seattle Repertory Theatre Residency program Seattle Repertory Theatre Playwright Residency program Seattle Children's Theatre Improv Residency program Drama 4, Improv touring show to Bryant Elementary School Winter Production - Disney's, The Little Mermaid musical Musical - Mary Poppins
All donations are tax deductible - thank you for your contribution

Go to the left on this screen and click on SOARfor more details and sponsorship levels.

Become a member of the SOAR Club with your sponsorship by making your donation - payable to AFORD. For details email ruvankempen@seattleschools.org. BRING IT ON and SOAR with us!
Cast lists for Mermaid and Poppins
Posted By: Ruben Van Kempen, Friday 12/19/2014
Attachments: LittleMermaidCast-FINAL.doc | MaryPoppinsCast FINAL.doc
Congratulations to all who auditioned!

Roosevelt High School has the only full time drama program in the Seattle School District, offering eight periods of drama per day including acting, directing, technical theatre, production, design, and a full musical theatre program with four private voice teachers, a vocal director and a choreographer for the yearly musical.

Their annual production calendar includes:
  • the annual drama festival of student directed one-act plays
  • an original work developed by intermediate/advanced theatre students through a professional theatre company residency
  • a playwright residency with the Seattle Repertory Theatre - student written/acted and directed by staff from the Rep.
  • the winter production (usually two plays) of a straight play.
  • participation in the annual state high school theatre festival through WA State Thespians.
  • one or two musical reviews
  • spring production of a big Broadway musical
Along with the annual theatre program work, special opportunities are created for the students to broaden their experiences. The theatre program performed at the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, travelled to Hawaii Preparatory Academy to lead workshops in theatre sports and musical theatre and also performed a musical review. They have travelled to New York City to take workshops taught by broadway actors/directors/agents through Broadway Classroom and have also participated in the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Named one of the top ten high school theatre programs in America in 1996, Roosevelt Theatre has created a world class, internationally recognized model for theatre education. The students of Roosevelt High School receive outstanding training and many have gone on to further training at such prestigious institutions as New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Carnegie Mellon and Yale University. Alumni of this program have performed on Broadway in Never Gonna Dance, Chicago, Into the Woods, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Oklahoma, Life With Albertine, A Chorus Line, Good Vibrations and the upcoming production of Lennon, the new John Lennon musical. They have also been in national tours of Fosse, Chicago, Sunset Boulevard, Evita, Swing and Civil War. Alumns have also found careers in television with roles in Friends, Felicity, The Practice and Spin City, and they have performed on the Tony Awards and many television commercials. International productions in London's West End and Europe have seen grads in The King and I, Miss Saigon, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, West Side Story and Cats to name a few.

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Come see the first RHS musical of the year!

Roosevelt High School
1410 NE 66th Street
Seattle, WA 98115

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