St. Luke’s Theater Shines at 2023 District Trumbauer

aabelArts, Athletics, News & Events, News Flash, Theatre

theater 2023 district Trumbauer competition

Dozens of student thespians throughout lower Alabama competed in the District 5 Trumbauer competition. St. Luke’s Center Stage stood out, winning numerous awards. Students earning a superior rating advance to the state competition in December, 2023. The Walter Trumbauer High School Festival is an annual event in Alabama with more than 30 events, showcases, and competitions for students in grades … Read More

Center Stage Seniors

Jarnae Harris2023, Arts, Seniors, Theatre, University, Upper School

St. Luke's center stage performs Mamma Mia.

Showtime for Center Stage Seniors.World Theater Day is a day to encourage children to connect to live performances and appreciate the essence, beauty, and importance of theater arts! St. Luke’s offers many theater classes to its Upper School students, including Center Stage for stage actors and Theater Production for theater technology and design enthusiasts. To celebrate World Theater Day, we … Read More

Exploring St. Luke’s Theatre with Ms. Ottolino

Kelly ChoiArts, Faculty Spotlight, News & Events, Spotlight, Theatre

St. Luke’s Theatre.Kelly Choi: What made you want to become a theatre teacher? Andrea Ottolino: I love theatre and how it helps someone become more confident and well spoken. I wanted to help students see their potential and tap into their creative side. KC:&nbsp&nbsp What makes a theatre teacher successful?AO:&nbsp&nbsp Someone with a passion for the arts and lots of … Read More

Art Inspiration

Connie JacksonArts, Fine Arts, Theatre

Glow in the Dark Art Inspiration

Glow in the Dark Art Inspiration.We talked to St. Luke’s Mrs. Cummings, University Campus Art Teacher, about the inspiration behind the art displayed in the lobby of the theater during the “Puffs” performance.One of the goals this year is to make the students aware of what current artists are doing and how they are inspired. With this goal in mind, … Read More

St. Luke’s Presents Puffs

aabelArts, Theatre

Showtime.Join us in St. Luke’s beautiful 800 seat theatre for an evening of fun as Centre Stage performs “Puffs.” October 22 at 6:30 pm in the University Campus auditorium. Click here for more details and to add to your calendar. You don’t want to miss this!

Senior Spotlight: Elly Musial

Connie Jackson2023, Arts, News & Events, Seniors, Spotlight, Student Spotlight, Theatre, University, Upper School

Elly on stage

More Than A Student.St. Luke’s Senior, Elly Musial had a summer packed full of the arts. Elly made her debut at Joe Jefferson Playhouse in her role as Wendy Joe in Footloose the Musical, which ran three shows a week for 3-weekends. During this commitment, Elly began teaching drama programs on her own. She spent half her weeks working as … Read More

Arts in Education Week: Ms. Ottolino

Connie JacksonArts, Faculty Spotlight, Spotlight, Theatre

Theatre teacher Andrea Ottolino welcomes the audience from stage.

More Than a Drama Teacher.Ms. Andrea Ottolino is St. Luke’s beloved theatre teacher. After arriving at St. Luke’s just a few years ago, Ms. Ottolino has grown the theatre program into a thriving and essential part of St. Luke’s culture. Students regularly compete in the state’s Trumbauer Theatre Festival and sell out shows here on campus.Learn more about Ms. Ottolino … Read More