Students Participate in Shakespeare Competition

On Friday, January 25, Shakespeare coaches Kristin Conrad and Stephanie Chavara from Pittsburgh Public Theater came to HMS to work with the 9 HMS competitors for the Shakespeare Competition. They taught our Shakespeareans techniques to help them perform their monologues and scenes with better clarity, emotion, and confidence. One group even got to learn some safe stage combat techniques! It was an afternoon full of hard work, laughter, and iambic pentameter. Grace Toman, Kaitlyn Spanos, Ava Bell, Stevi Simonelli, Sam Rorison, Sophia Pittman, Grace Harmon, Stephany Ochs, and Ava Weidensall were then able to take the stage at the O'Reilly theater on Feb. 11th with incredible performances!