She Kills Monsters at Avondale High School

Avondale High School Theater Group Goes to Next Level with Theatrical Skills Production of She Kills Monsters Challenges Students to Learn New Performance Techniques The Avondale Theatre Company (ATC) kicks of the 2017-2018 season with a comedic romp into the world of fantasy role games with its performance of She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen. The story, set in 1995 in Athens, Ohio, tells the story of Agnes Evans as she is dealing with the death of her younger teenage sister Tilly. While … [Read more...]

Theatre Company Says Goodbye to Longtime Director

Avondale Theatre Company Says Goodbye to Longtime Teacher, Mentor, and Theater Director The Avondale Theatre Company, Avondale High School’s award-winning drama troupe, is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the retirement of its longtime teacher and director Edmond Guay by bringing hundreds of past, present, and future onstage and backstage thespians together for one huge night of musical theatre magic this Saturday, June 24 with a special presentation of Children of Eden at the Avondale … [Read more...]

Avondale District-Wide Open House Highlights Hands-On Learning

Area families are invited to Avondale High School for the Avondale Schools District-wide Open House to learn about the many learning opportunities - in and out of the classroom and for students preschool-age to post high school – available to Avondale students. A school district that serves students from Rochester Hills, Auburn Hills, Troy, and Bloomfield Township, Avondale is an intimate learning community that celebrates a rich diversity of learners and offers programming as diverse as the … [Read more...]

Double Feature and Dessert on February 3

Avondale Theatre Company offers Double Feature for Annual Dessert Theatre Presentation The Avondale Theatre Company and its parent support group, the Avondale Drama Boosters, will offer its audience patrons a double-dip of theatrical opportunities with their annual Dessert Theatre extravaganza slated for Friday, February 3 beginning at 7:00 p.m. This year, the ATC and Boosters will be present two one-act productions that span the range from slapstick comedy to searing drama with Silent … [Read more...]

Avondale Theatre Company hosts Dramathon to Raise Money and Build Skills

Avondale High School ninth through twelfth graders gave up 12 hours of their weekend to attend the school’s theater department event, Dramathon, which ran from Saturday noon to Saturday midnight. The event raises money to support the Avondale Theatre Company (ATC) compete in regional and state level competitions throughout the school year. This year, the event raised approximately $4500. In addition, students have the opportunity to hone their acting skills, meet new people, and grow as problem … [Read more...]

Avondale Brings “Hairspray” to the Stage and Celebrates Music, Dance, Big Hair and Racial Tolerance All at the, Same Time

The Avondale Theatre Company, Avondale High School's award-winning drama troupe, continues its bold and experimental season by going to extremes once again and taking on one of the most successful Tony-winning shows in recent history, the musical "Hairspray," for four performances, Fridays and Saturdays, April 29, 30, and May 6, 7.  Performances will be at 7:35 p.m. at the Avondale Performing Arts Centre in Auburn Hills. With book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, and music and lyrics … [Read more...]