Theatre

If you’re interested in the performing arts, acting, or singing, or you’d like to see what it’s like to be part of a theatre production, we invite you to participate in the Theatre program at Hill-Murray.

Middle school and high school students are encouraged to audition for productions or join the crew. We put on more shows than any other high school in the Twin Cities, and we have a reputation in the greater community as one of the finest programs in the state. More than 200 students are involved each year in the theatre program, onstage and behind the scenes.

We invite you to join us for our current production and experience Hill-Murray Theatre for yourself!

Hill-Murray is pleased to offer a number of theatre classes in Middle School and High School. Take dramatics classes, theatre, acting or stagecraft classes to strengthen your poise, performance and presentation skills.

Productions

With so many talented students, Hill-Murray Theatre is able to stage several productions each year, including but not limited to a fall play, Christmas production, spring play, one-act shows and middle school productions.

Middle school students can audition for both middle school and high school productions. With several high school shows each year, it’s possible for high school students to participate in Theatre once a sports season concludes or before another cocurricular activity begins.

Current production

The crucible

Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, THE CRUCIBLE by Arthur Miller is an ageless tale of fear, greed and power written by one of the greatest American playwrights of all time. When teenage girls are discovered trying to conjure spirits, the 17th century town of Salem explodes with accusations of witchcraft. The vicious trials that follow expose a community paralyzed by terror, religious extremism and greed, and a marriage forever changed. A play that challenges our every notion of good and evil, THE CRUCIBLE is a production not to be missed. SEATING IS LIMITED

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Tech / Crew

If you’d like to help build sets or serve on the crew behind-the-scenes, our Tech Director welcomes middle school and high school students to join the crew for one or more productions. Serving on the crew provides great theatre experience and gives you good insight on what it takes to put on a show, from start to finish.

Workshops & Events

Hill-Murray Theatre directors and staff are always looking for innovative ways to enhance the theatre program. As working actors themselves, they have strong ties to the Twin Cities theatre community and are able to invite noted actors and casting agents in for acting, auditioning or tech workshops throughout the year.

Theatre Gallery

Check out photos of some of our recent productions and picture yourself onstage or working with the crew! For even more pictures, follow us on Flickr and Facebook!

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