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Music Education Receives National Recognition

May 17, 2017, 9:00 AM

Wayne Highlands School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Wayne Highlands…

Preston to Stage Disney’s Aladdin Jr

May 2, 2017, 9:00 AM

Preston School proudly presents Disney's Aladdin, Jr, by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13 at 7:00 PM, on the campus of Preston School 1493 Crosstown…

HHS to Stage Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Feb 7, 2017, 9:00 AM

The Honesdale High School Performing Arts will present "Disney’s The Little Mermaid." with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright with license through…

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Disney's Frozen Jr

Wayne Highlands Middle School proudly presents Disney's Frozen, Jr November 22-23, 2019

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Honesdale High School proudly presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame February 21-23, 2020

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Study Boosts Children’s Academic Performance

The recent university research explored the educational and social benefits of taking school groups to watch live theatre performances. ​

How Studying Drama Can Benefit Students

As drama educators, we obviously believe that the arts should be a crucial part of a student’s academic experience. Do a quick web search of “why study the arts?”

Here’s How To Work Backstage On Broadway

So, being center stage in the spotlight during the eleven o’clock number isn’t your thing. Instead, your calling is creating the art the actors onstage can then live in for a few…

Every Actor Should be Involved Backstage At Least Once

It is often said that “actors without stagehands are naked people standing in the dark trying to emote on a stage.” This couldn’t be a truer statement. But yet, many actors are…

17 Twitter Terms Actors Must Know

I thought I’d break down some Twitter vocabulary (because it intimidates people). Even if you’re a pro tweeter, I strongly suggest reading this. I’ve included some advanced tips in…

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Why Advertise with HPAC? Honesdale Performing Arts Center continues to be a proud part of the booming cultural economy of Honesdale and Wayne County. Audiences and critics raved about our 2016…

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Exposing Kids to Arts Helps Them

There are a lot of good reasons to take young children to live theater. Arts advocates and educators such as Edie Demas, director of education for…

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