Fine Tradition and Excellent Reputation
has always recognized the benefits of the performing arts and continues to
support all activities, events, competitions, performances and course offerings
related to training students in theater.
MDHS takes pride in the fine reputation it has established for itself through
the excellent productions it generates. Many of the students who attend
MDHS do so, because of the success of the fine and performing arts department.
The success of the program has resulted more from the level of commitment,
support, and cooperation shown by the faculty, school, administration and church
community, the talent and dedication of the individuals involved, and the
results from the theater arts class.
To keep pace and create a competitive edge, MDHS continues to participate in
various performing arts competitions available throughout the state.
Club welcomes all interested in theater production including acting, directing,
set construction, and publicity. Students participate in competition,
student directing, and assist with the two major productions in the fall and
International Thespian Society – Troupe 1435
This worldwide organization consists of students who have
demonstrated a deep commitment to the theater. Students may join this
prestigious society after accumulating 10 points through their participation on
stage or backstage. A lifetime membership includes a subscription to
In the fall of each school year, students present a non-musical production.
Auditions are held in September. Recent productions have included:
“Rumors,” “The Curious Savage,”
“Twelve Angry Jurors,” “Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” “You Can’t Take
It With You,” and “Nights of Comedy.”
production will take place on November 9 – 10.
In the early spring of each school year, students present a
major musical production. Auditions for the spring musical take place in
the fall of the school year. Recent productions have included:
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” “The Pajama Game,” “Camelot,” “Fiddler
on the Roof,” “The Pirates of Penzance,” and “Children of Eden.”
Spring Musical will be presented on March 7 - 10.