Drama Club was established to give students the opportunity to learn about music theatre through live participation. The club is open to all students in grades 7 and 8. Students are taught to act, sing, dance, and work together to put on a performance. All drama participants become members of the cast, only lead roles are auditioned. Seniors from University of Detroit High School assist in the plays production. Past performances include: Music Man, Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma, High School Musical, Bye Bye Birdie, Grease, Wizard of Oz, Camp Rock, Footloose, Once Upon A Mattress, Fame, Jr., Shrek, Elf, Jr., Beauty and the Beast, Jr., The Little Mermaid, Jr., and Aladdin Jr.
Rehearsals begin in September in preparation for the spring musical. The club meets every Wednesday morning during zero hour, 7 AM - 8 AM. Additional rehearsals are held at lunch or after school starting in March. Dress rehearsals are held the week of the performance and set construction and costuming begin in April.
Drama Club Presents The Lion King JR. in 2020
Disney’s The Lion King JR. has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, it will be produced by the St. Michael Drama Club. The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.
Please join us and see the The Lion King, Jr. performance on June 5 and June 6, 2020, 7:30 PM at Thurston High School.