Mrs. Shields is extremely excited to announce that County Prep Theatre Arts received two Foxy Awards this year, for Outstanding Achievement by an Acting Ensemble of a Virtual Play (Zoom Format: Live Streamed or with Limited Editing), for the Acting Ensembles of our two virtual shows, Now What? Every Actor’s Dilemma during the Great Quarantine...Continue reading
Mrs. Shields is very honored to announce that our 2021 virtual musical Little Women, The Broadway Musical received a Rising Star nomination and an Honorable Mention on May 14th, during a special Facebook announcement. Modeled after Broadway’s Tony Awards, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards was created in 1996 to encourage and reward exceptional...Continue reading
May 20 & 21, 2021, online County Prep Dance celebrates its 20th annual concert with a student produced dance film, How Does the Journey End?. In response to the events of the past year, students redirected their attention to using movement as a tool for storytelling in film. Students conceived of the show’s theme, and...
Mrs. Shields is very excited to announce that our three virtual 2020 and 2021 productions have earned the cast and crew fourteen Foxy award nominations this year. Our production of Now What? received three nominations for Outstanding Production of a Virtual Play, Outstanding Achievement for an Acting Ensemble in a Virtual Play, and Outstanding Performance...
The Theatre Arts students participated this year in the virtual Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of “Constellations”, by Nick Payne, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson. As part of this program, our students participated in various workshops based on the play “Constellations” designed by Manhattan Theatre Club education director David...Continue reading
In its ninth year, the after school Theatre Arts class has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students, who are learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and are encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theater. Once again, the show had complete accompaniment, by renowned pianist Craig Ketter, and award winning...Continue reading
County Prep Theatre Arts has competed this year in the Virtual Governor’s Awards Competition for Theatre, and four of our students have been selected as finalists: Seniors Ivellisses Segovia and Kayla Velazquez for contrasting monologues and Seniors Arbaz Khan and Alyssa Anglade for Improvisational Pairs. The winners will be announced during a very special Awards...Continue reading
The Theatre Arts program at County Prep HS has had an unusual yet rewarding year. The students undergo a rigorous and rewarding program based on the professional model and focus on classics, world theatre, modern plays, musicals, and improvisations. Our productions and classes offer students the opportunity to develop individual interest while gaining invaluable practical...Continue reading
Stephany Santiago, a Senior at County Prep High School, has been selected by the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA) adjudication committee as an Honorable Mention for the 2020 NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership, and Academic Achievement Award. According to the NHSDA, "this is one of the highest honors a young person can achieve at...Continue reading
(February 7th, 2020) Only two weeks after our very successful run of Chicago, the Musical, County Prep Theatre Arts improvisers performed in our Sixth Annual Improv Show, which consisted of one act made of skits created through improvisation by the Improv class and a second act improvised on the spot by all Theatre Arts performers,...Continue reading