Theatre

Our AMAZING theatre teacher:

 

MARYDELL MERRILL - HHS
 

Bringing excellent theatre education to the students of Hamden Public Schools!

About theatre in Hamden....Our theatre department has been well known throughout the state and region for many years.  Beginning with great teachers and directors like Joseph Juliano and Julian Schlusberg, the department has always worked to provide students the opportunity to explore the worlds of acting and technical theatre, through classes and after-school productions.  The theatre department believes that educational theatre should be a training ground for students.  A focus on creativity, communication, empathy, safety and professionalism helps prepare students for things to come later in life, whether in theatre or other careers.  The Hamden High Mainstage Ensemble and Hamden Middle School Center Stage provide students the opportunity to put their learning into practice with a play and musical each year. 
Hamlet and Ophelia

HHS Spring Play: From Here

Congratulations to the Hamden High School Mainstage Ensemble, and especially author/ director Safiyah Sawyer, on their spring play, "From Here"! What a fantastic show.

HHS Spring Musical: Once Upon a Mattress

Congratulations to the Hamden High School Mainstage Ensemble, and everyone involved, on their performances of "Once Upon a Mattress" March 21-24! What a spectacular show! 

HHS Fall Play: Blithe Spirit

Congratulations to the Hamden High School Mainstage Ensemble on their fantastic performances of their fall play, "Blithe Spirit" by Noel Coward! 

HMS Fall Theatre Workshop Showcase

Congratulations to all of our students on a fantastic show! Thank you to everyone who came to support our HMS theatre program. Stay tuned for photos and announcements of upcoming HMS theatre performances!

Past Theatre Productions