To engage and expose students to the world of theatre and provide hands on opportunities in scenic, lighting, and sound design, as well as props, costumes, make-up, etc. The goal is to gain invaluable skills and knowledge in a professional backstage theatre environment
To provide Theatre Ink and Newton North High School with experienced production staff for all events.
To expose students to a field which may interest them as a career.
Benefits to Students:
Students will learn valuable technical and life skills that will make them well rounded and innovators in today's ever changing society. These skills will be valuable and marketable in any field of study or career choices that students undertake.
Students who continue with stage crew after one year may have the opportunity to design shows for Theatre Ink productions. This will depend on their educational growth, commitment and desire to serve in a leadership position within the program.
Stage Crew members beginning in their Junior have the opportunity receive work-study credit and pay for their work within the theatre program.
Experienced Stage Crew members may be offered paid work for outside organizations held in the performing arts center spaces, and also may have other opportunities outside Newton North High School.