Nihart, Lyn - Theatre Arts & Film Studies

Welcome to theatre and film at Owen High School!

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Over the past 3 decades,  our theatre department has seen its students go on to study theatre and film in colleges, conservatories, and universities such as The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (LA), The American Musical Dramatic Academy (NYC), Appalachian State University, Asbury University, Berea College, Catawba College, Elon University, Furman University, Lee University, Mars Hill University, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Greensboro (in both undergraduate and graduate programs), UNC School of the Arts (Acting), UNC School of the Arts (Design and Production), UNC School of the Arts (Film), UNC-Wilmington. 

Owen graduates have performed on Broadway, Off Broadway, in Broadway National Tours, for Disney, in major regional theatre houses across the country from the North East to Texas to Chicago to New Mexico to California to Oregon and in summer stock professional theatre. 

Our students have also appeared in major motion pictures as wells in projects aired on Netflix streaming, MTV and others.  We've even had a graduate write for Saturday Night Live.

LIST OF PAST HIGH SCHOOL PRODUCTIONS

·       She Loves Me – 2019

·       And Then There Were None - 2019

·       Casabwanca – Dinner Theatre – 2019

·       A Front Porch Christmas - 2018

·       The Mousetrap - 2018

·       Nunsense: The Musical - 2018

·       Big Fish – 2017

·       Rumpelstiltskin – Children’s Theatre - 2017

·       A Front Porch Christmas - 2016

·       Tuesdays and Sundays - 2016

·       Rules of Comedy - 2016

·       All The King’s Women - 2016

·       Footloose - 2016

·       A Front Porch Christmas - 2015

·       The Women of Lockerbie - 2015

·       Cut - 2015

·       Cinderella, A Story Retold - 2015

·       Godspell - 2015

·       A Front Porch Christmas - 2014

·       Last Train to Nibroc - 2014

·       The Foreigner - 2014

·       Westside Story - 2014

·       Cut - 2013

·       Crimes of the Heart - 2013

·       Black Comedy - 2012

·       Cinderella - 2012

·       Twelfth Night - 2011

·       Once Upon A Mattress - 2010

·       Nunsense - 2009

·       A Place Called Remember – 2008 (Original Script)

·       Lil Abner - 2008

·       The Best Little Christmas Pageant Ever - 2007

·       The Pajama Game - 2007

·       Sadako and The Thousand Cranes - 2007

·       Biedermann and the Firebugs - 2006

·       Grease – 2006

·       Check, Please –2005 – Brevard College One Act Play Festival, 1st Runner Up

·       OKLAHOMA! – 2005

·       And Cut! – 2004

·       The Music Man – 2004

·       White Room of my Remembering – Brevard College One Act Play Festival 1st Runner Up

·       Once Upon A Mattress – 2003

·       The Best Little Christmas Pageant Ever - 2002

·       Anne of Green Gables - 2002

·       Sound of Music -2001

·       Grease -2000

·       Wizard of Oz - 1999

·       Shadowlands –1999

·       The Comedy Special – 1999

·       Miracle on 34th Street – 1999

·       The Balcony Scene – 1998

·       No Time For Sergeants – 1998

·       Annie – 1998

·       Never Together Forever – An Original Script – 1997

·       Calamity Jane - 1997

·       Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - 1997

·       OKLAHOMA! - 1996

·       Orphans - 1996

·       Crimes of the Heart - 1996

·       Pump Boys and Dinettes - 1995

·       The Fantasticks - 1995

·       Barnum - 1994

·       Godspell - 1994