The Chant

NC thespians eagerly await to embark on an adventure where they will indulge themselves in the world of theatrics this weekend at Thescon. With departure scheduled for 7:30 on Thursday morning, students begin packing their bags and check items off of their to do lists as they prepare to travel to Columbus, Georgia among 5,000 other Georgia thespians. “I'm excited for thescon because I get to learn about theater related subjects from professionals. It's also fun to meet fellow thespians and it is a nice get away from the stress of academics,”  junior Ginette Samu said.


Amber Roldan, Staff
February 4, 2020
Ginette Samu works on controlling mic sounds for NPR speaker, Adhiti
Bandlamudi’s presentation. With the new Performing Arts Center, Tech members get a
chance at working with new equipment.

A spotlight on Standing Ovation’s tech team

Nia-Simone Sherwood, Reporter, Videographer
September 13, 2018
NC Standing Ovation released their list of students who made the technicians list, these students will help build the set and work the lighting and sound for NC’s first production of the year. Theatre director Candice Corcoran chose the show Suit Surrender by Michael McKeever about two diva actresses in the 1940s who cannot manage to act civil around one another. The set includes an early 1940s style hotel suit with many working doors. The tech students will begin working on set design at their first rehearsal this Thursday, August 24.

Hear ye, hear ye!

Isabella Keaton, Features Editor
August 22, 2018
The annual Thescon conference began with students choosing their first workshop to participate in. Walking through Columbus University, students explored the campus and everything Thescon had to offer.

Thespians unite at annual Thescon conference

Isabella Keaton, Reporter, Photographer
February 15, 2018
As the acts progressed, senior Jordan Hicks and junior Isabella Keaton’s love story brewed. Their love story comes to an end when they sing a duet and share their true feelings. They close the show with “Only Us” from the broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen.

NC Standing Ovation’s first ever Variety Show

Isabella Keaton, Reporter, Photographer
November 14, 2017
As students prepared for their GHP auditions, they created their profiles for the judges. The form consists of essay responses, questions about volunteer hours, past experiences, and future college choices. Students geared up for their auditions, and state finalists prepare for their auditions next semester.

It’s time to GHP(erform)

Isabella Keaton, Reporter, Photographer
November 14, 2017
Kennesaw Mountain fills with cheer as they bring home the first place trophy for One-Act the third time in a row. After endless hours of rehearsal Carson Colenbaugh received Best Actor and the whole show won an award for Best Ensemble. The cast comes together and continues on rehearsing as they gear up for the statewide competition on November the 4th.

NC Standing Ovation competes in One Act

Isabella Keaton, Reporter, Photographer
November 8, 2017
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