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    The Stafford Players is the extracurricular theater group for Stafford High School.

    It includes Theater Club and the International Thespian Society, and produces several plays throughout the year.

    For specific information on current and upcoming productions, scroll to the bottom of the page, below the calendar.

     


     

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    The Stafford Players announce our fall play...

    "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" (This will be a fully virtual production.)

    Audition, Stage Crew and Production Information is below!!!

    Come to the Informational Meeting on Wednesday, October 28, 3:30-4:30pm. Google Meet code: staffordplayers


    We are also starting up the Theater Club! Come to the meeting on Wednesday (See meeting info below.)


    Theater Club, Stafford Players and Fall Play Meeting: Wednesday, October 28, 3:30-4:30pm.

    We will discuss how to audition for and be involved in the Fall Play ("It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play".) After that, we will play theater games!

    All are welcome... no experience necessary!

    Google Meet Code: staffordplayers


    Watch here for upcoming information about the Stafford Players 2020-21 Season!!!


     


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    IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY

    Want to be involved? Interested in auditioing to be in the cast or maybe working on the stage crew? Come to the Informational Meeting (virtual) on Wednesday, October 28, 3:30-4:30pm. Google Meet code: staffordplayers

    This play will be recorded the week of December 14, and then be available to view On Demand, Saturday - Thursday, December 19 - 24 

    AUDITIONS:

    • If you would like to AUDITION to be in the play, please follow these steps:
    • Review the WONDERFUL LIFE Production Information (So you know what the time commitment is and that you will be able to participate!)
    • Read the WONDERFUL LIFE Synopsis and Character Descriptions. (So you know what you are auditioning for!)
    • Select your TWO audition monologues from the WONDERFUL LIFE Audition Requirements and Monologues. (There are three for female characters, and three for male characters. You should pick two.)
    • Rehearse your Audition Monologues. (You will be performing two characters for your audition, so you should try to make them distinct from one another.)
    • Record your Audition Video. (Record both Monologues, one after the other, in the same recording.)
    • Complete the WONDERFUL LIFE Audition Form and submit your Audition Video as part of the form. The deadline for audition submissions is Monday, November 2 at 5pm.
    • Have your Parent/Guardian complete the WONDERFUL LIFE Parent Permission Form by Monday, Novemebr 2 at 5pm.
    • Check the Stafford Players website at 7pm on Tuesday, November 3, to find out if you need to come to Rehearsal or Call-Backs on Wednesday, November 4.

     

    STAGE CREW:

    • If you would like to be on the STAGE CREW or PRODUCTION STAFF, please follow these steps:
    • Review the WONDERFUL LIFE Production Information (So you know what the time commitment is and that you will be able to participate!)
    • Complete the WONDERFUL LIFE Stage Crew Sign-Up Form (Include a picture of yourself so we know who you are!) The deadline to submit this form to be considered for the crew is Friday, November 6.
    • Have your Parent/Guardian complete the WONDERFUL LIFE Parent Permission Form by Friday, November 6.
    • We will contact you as we work out the crew staffing for the show!

     


     

    PRODUCTION INFORMATION (as of 10/25/20)

    PARENT PERMISSION FORM:
    In order to be considered for inclusion this play, a student must submit a completed WONDERFUL LIFE Parent Permission Form by the audition submission deadline on Monday, November 2 at 5pm. No student will be cast without this form. Students interested in being on the stage crew or production staff must also submit this form by Friday, November 6 in order to participate. It is available on the Stafford Players web page.

    THE STAFFORD PLAYERS WEB PAGE: www.staffordschools.net/Page/18526
    This is our page on the Stafford High School website (staffordschools.net). The cast list or callback list will be posted on The Stafford Players web page on November 3 at 7pm. Students who in the cast and crew should check this regularly. Also, be sure to like & follow The Stafford Players on Facebook.

    VIRTUAL PRODUCTION:
    This is a virtual production, and therefore it will be recorded and released online for public viewing.

    COSTUMES, PROPS, SET PIECES AND PORTABLE EQUIPMENT:
    This production will include costumes, minor set pieces, props and portable equipment being provided to students in order to execute the production, and that these items will be delivered to the student’s home or picked up from school, and reside within the home for the duration of the production.

    REGULAR REHEARSALS:
    Rehearsals begin for the full Cast on Wednesday, November 4. (This day may serve as a Call-back Audition day if needed.)

    After-School Rehearsals Include:
    Tuesday – Friday, November 4 – November 20 (3:30-5pm) (and Monday, November 23)
    Tuesday – Friday, December 1 – 4 (3:30-5:30pm)

    Non-School Day Rehearsals Include:
    Saturdays, November 7, 14 & 21 (9-11am)
    Wednesday, November 11 (9-11am)
    Saturdays, December 5 & 12 (9am-12pm)

    DRESS REHEARSALS:
    Tuesday – Friday, December 8-11 (3:30-5:30pm)

    PERFORMANCE RECORDING
    Monday – Friday, December 14-18 (3:30-6pm)

    PERFORMANCE RELEASED FOR VIEWING ON DEMAND:
    Saturday - Thursday, December 19-24

     


     

The Stafford Players Files (Audition Materials, Forms, Information etc.)

The Stafford Players Calendar

The EMBEDDED Stafford Players Google Calendar


  • Stafford High School International Thespian Society Graduation Honor Cord Policy

    In order to be eligible for a Thespian Graduation Honor Cord, a student must be a member of the International Thespian Society AND participate in at leat one Stafford High School Theater production during their senior year. This can include acting in a play/musical, stage crew for a play/musical, house crew for ALL PERFORMANCES of a play/musical, and/or being a member of the improv team.

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