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Crazy for Cast and Crew: Upper Schoolers dance, act, sing, build to create winter musical production 

The Nasher-Haemisegger Theater echoes with applause as students and fine arts faculty take gracious bows after their performance of “Crazy for You.” Each year, students, parents and faculty gather in the theater for the...

After the Storm, the Show Continues

//PICTURED ABOVE: Isabella Page, a Hockaday junior, and Brett Marsh dance together on stage. St. Mark’s senior Will Mallick and Hockaday junior Legal Segal act on the stage of the Northpark Presbyterian Church. A...

Performances, Productions and Peas

With the red curtains opening and the spotlight hitting center stage, the cast takes their starting positions and begins singing “Many Moons Ago”, the first song in Hockaday’s 2019 musical, “Once Upon a Mattress”....

This Year’s Eighth-Grade Musical, “The Wizard of Oz”

//PICTURED ABOVE: the ruby slippers used in this year’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” Dazzling beams of spotlight illuminate the green stage of the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Theater. An...

Take a Look at “Hell Week” for “The Drowsy Chaperone”

The cast sings while the costumes crew helps put on makeup and outfits, and the tech crew prepares the stage. Sound technicians test microphones to see if they are working at its best quality....

The Making of a Musical

PICTURED ABOVE: Lights, Camera, Action! Upper School Dance Faculty Beth Wortley teaches “The Drowsy Chaperone” choreography to students. On May 10, an email was sent out to the community that announced that “The Drowsy...

Eighth Graders Shine in “Annie Jr.”

Every girl who went to Hockaday in eighth grade remembers their musical. Whether they were a munchkin in “The Wizard of Oz”, a fangirl in “Bye Bye Birdie”, a showstopper in “Broadway Lights” or...

Quite The Beauty

Hockaday’s take on a tale as old as time was the first production performed in the Nasher-Haemisegger Family Center Theater. The first performance of “Beauty and the Beast” took place on Feb. 2. The...

Six Questions: Behind the Scenes With Sara Held as Belle

What’s your take on Belle? The reason that [Hockaday] chose this show is because Belle is a stronger Disney princess. She’s not your stereotypical Disney princess that is waiting for a man to save...

Quite The Beauty

Hockaday’s take on a tale as old as time was the first production performed in the Nasher-Haemisegger Family Center Theater. The first performance of “Beauty and the Beast” took place on Feb. 2. The...