This year, the Theater Arts Drama classes presented this hilarious romantic comedy as their Winter Show and midterm for the Senior drama students who all played the characters with skill and playfulness. The students, directed by their teacher, Raluca Georgiana Shields, focused on spoken and unspoken comedic skills, physical comedy, movement, and improvisational skills in...Continue reading
In an inspiring tale of resilience and determination, Joan Tubungbanua, an alumna of High Tech High School, recently gained recognition for her pivotal role in NASA's Psyche mission, set to explore a rare metal-rich asteroid. Her journey from a musical theater major to a key player in space exploration captivates the imagination. Joan's trajectory towards...Continue reading
Song Credit: Glitter by 070 Shake Congratulations to High Tech High School senior Performance Division Dance major, Gabriela Guadalupe, for her choreography being selected for the Regional High School Dance Festival in Norfolk, Virginia. She was cordially invited to present her dance, GLITTER, at the festival’s Friday evening Gala performance on March 8, 2024. Her...
Their performance in NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" will air on Wednesday, November 29, starting at 7 p.m. We hope everyone will be tuning in! TAPinto: Voices of HCST will Help Light Up Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Hudson County View: High Tech's youth choir to perform at Rockefeller Center tree lighting in NYC
CONGRATULATIONS to Musical Theater director John Zisa and our students who are finalists in the NBC Star Choir Singing competition. On Wednesday, November 22nd, the winner will be announced on The Kelly Clarkson Show. The winning school will perform in the NBC Christmas in Rockefeller Center Special.
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Only two weeks after our successful run of Cabaret (Original, 1966), High Tech Theatre Arts improvisers performed in our annual Improv show, consisting of live improvisation performance games created with audience participation. The audience picked places and relationships, gave quotes from movies to be integrated with the games, and received hilarious advice for real-life problems....Continue reading
Heather Warfel-Sandler is the 2023 Recipient of the Exceptional Leadership, Commitment, & Contribution to Dance Education. The Educator Award: Exceptional Leadership, Commitment, & Contribution to Dance Education is a prestigious honor that recognizes outstanding dance educators who have made significant contributions to the field of dance education. This award honors dance educators who have been...Continue reading
The Theatre Arts vacation has given a new performance opportunity to High Tech Drama Majors students, who are learning both performance and rehearsal practices and are encountering firsthand all aspects of professional theater. The show had complete live accompaniment by renowned pianist Craig Ketter, senior drummer Josiah Szczepanski, and award-winning saxophonist Isaac Ketter under the...Continue reading
(Secaucus, NJ––May 17, 2022) Three High Tech Students—Christopher Martinez, Hannah Beemer, and Avery Ramsey—have been nominated for 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech High School. All three students were nominated in the category of Outstanding Solo Performance. Christopher Martinez, a senior at HTHS, was nominated for...Continue reading