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   Welcome to the Parkway West Theatre & Broadcasting Department!
    
          
       

The Theatre Department is made up of several unique facets to help meet the vast interests of our students:
  • CURRICULAR:
    • CLASSES--click this link to for information on all Theatre, Film and Broadcasting classes offered at West High.
    • Longhorn Sports Productions & News (LSPN)--News broadcasting program run through the Broadcasting & Production classes, responsible for producing the daily announcements at West High and other broadcasting opportunities,

  • EXTRA-CURRICULAR:
    • Drama Club--This is the after school club for anyone and everyone interested in Theatre!  The Drama Club is responsible for organizing department activities, philanthropic endeavors and leadership opportunities.
    • Parkway West Dramatics Company--This is the extra-curricular portion of the Theatre Department that is responsible for putting on Main Stage: Plays & Musicals, Dinner Theatre, Performance Showcase and/or Senior Directed One-Acts
    • Improv Team--This is an extra-curricular, auditioned team that focuses on Improvisational Theatre.  The team performs four times a year.
    • FunSize Films--This is an extra-curricular program that focuses on the production of short "FunSize" films.  Students in this club write, act, direct and edit films.  They also host an annual Film Festival in May that showcases film production throughout the school year in both the club, Screenwriting & Cinematography classes and/or other submissions from West High's student population.
    • International Thespians Society (ITS)--Theatre Honor's Society.  To be involved in ITS, students must be inducted based on the earning of ITS points through their work all facets of the Theatre Department.  You MUST be a member of ITS in order to be a Theatre Department Executive Board Member.
    • Longhorn Sports Productions (LSP)--Using professional media equipment, LSP creates, manages and broadcasts entertainment, graphic information and commercial media onto the Parkway West Stadium's video boards during school sporting events.  This is a paid opportunity for students to gain real-world, transferable work experience.  


       

Contact Us:
Theatre Department Chair: 
Amie K. Gossett        
Email: agossett@parkwayschools.net
Office Phone: 314-415-5517

Theatre Department Assistant: 
Patrick J. Mooney
Email: pmooney@parkwayschools.net
Office Phone: 314-415-5576

Follow us on: 
Twitter: @PWTheatreDept                                   Instagram: @PWTheatreDept           
Facebook:  @PWestDramatics 

For Parents: 
Facebook: @Parkway West Theatre Parents            
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