Performing Arts Skills USA Competition Awards Gold Medal to County Prep Theatre Arts Students

Seniors Sirena Morales and Faith Riscoe and Juniors Tyla Gibson and Dynajah Smith participated in a Performing Arts Skills USA Competition on March 23 in Sussex County. The purpose of this contest is to evaluate each team’s critical thinking, analysis, communications, writing, marketing, performance knowledge and skills as they relate to the field of...

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County Prep Production of Bodas de Sangre Nominated for Foxy Awards

Mrs. Shields is very excited to announce that our 2018 production of Bodas de Sangre, by Federico Garcia Lorca, has earned the cast and crew five Foxy award nominations this year. Our production has received nominations for Outstanding Production of a Drama, Outstanding Achievement for an Acting Ensemble, Outstanding Achievement in Live or Original Music, Outstanding...

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County Prep Theatre Arts Students Attend Stellar Productions

The County Prep Theatre Arts vocation students attended the Broadway Production of True West, written by celebrated American playwright Sam Shepard, with Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano, a play under the direction of James Macdonald, performed at the American Airlines Theatre venue of The Roundabout Theatre. This play plunges the audience into the tension and turmoil of the relationship between feuding brothers....

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County Prep’s Music Department Hosts February Showcase

On Friday, February 8th, County Prep’s Music Department held a concert during each of the lunch periods to showcase some of their students’ talents. Instructors Mr. Figuereo and Mr. Matthews are proud of the two bands who performed. They include: Bridget Benoit Jahn Camac Sophia Castaneda Tallulah Clark Lusandra Garcia Elizabeth Miceli-Keller Brian Mullaghy,...

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County Prep’s Theatre Arts Students Perform in the Fifth Annual Jamboree

(February 8th, 2019) Only two weeks after our very successful run of Brooklyn, the Musical, County Prep Theatre Arts improvisers performed in our fifth annual Improv show and third annual competitive improvisation event. The battling teams, The Untouchables and The KIMprovables competed in a series of improv games as part of a fundraiser for our theatre department. Although The Untouchables, led...

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County Prep Theater Arts performs Brooklyn, The Musical

In its seventh year, the after school Theater Arts class has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students. The group is learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and are encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theater. Once again, the show had complete live accompaniment, by renowned pianist Craig Ketter,...

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County Prep Dancers Meets Dance Legend

December 13, 2018, Senior students of the County Prep Dance Program met dance pioneer Steve Paxton, a founding member of the legendary Judson Dance Theater and creator of the dance technique Contact Improvisation. Paxton was featured in the exhibit Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done at the Museum of Modern Art in...

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CPHS Theatre Arts Presents “Brooklyn, the Musical” on January 24-25!

County Prep High School Theatre Arts proudly presents Brooklyn, the Musical, with music, lyrics and book by Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson. Using a play within a play concept, this musical focuses on a group of musicians known as the City Weeds who periodically transforms a street corner under the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge...

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County Prep Hosts Award-Winning Professional Company

County Prep High School will host Kyle Marshall Choreography Friday, November 30 at 7:30pm & Saturday, December 1 at 2pm as part of the school’s Choreographer in Residence Program. Kyle Marshall is a 2018 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Jury Award recipient and a New Jersey State Council of the Arts Fellow. Marshall's...

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