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HHCA's award-winning theater department is dedicated to creating a collaborative learning environment with exceptional education in the dramatic arts. We aim to elicit creative self-expression, critical thinking, confidence, and artistry through our theater course offerings, main stage productions and other performance occasions. Students are given opportunities to showcase the talents the Lord has blessed them with as performers, directors, designers, musicians and stage technicians.
 
HHCA is committed to producing superior shows that delight, entertain, and educate audiences. In recent years, HHCA has brought to stage shows such as The Sound of Music, TarzanWilly Wonka Jr.Guys and Dolls, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid to name a few.
Awards
HHCA's theater department is well-recognized for its outstanding productions and exceptional talent.
 
Last year, HHCA's Sound of Music production was awarded 2018 Best Musical (Non-Professional) by Broadway World South CarolinaHHCA senior, Jacey Robinson (Class of 2019) won Best Actress.
 
HHCA's production of The Little Mermaid has been nominated 2019 Best Musical (Non-Professional) by Broadway World South Carolina. Jacey Robinson (Class of 2019) has been nominated for Best Actress (Non-Professional); Samantha Norton (Class of 2019) has been nominated Best Supporting Actress (Non-Professional); and Ethan Cornett (Class of 2020) has been nominated Best Actor (Non-Professional). 
 
HHCA students also took first place in the 2018 SCISA Drama Festival's One Act competition. 
HHCA productions
White Christmas
White Christmas
December 5-7, 2019 
Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including Blue Skies, I Love A Piano, How Deep Is the Ocean and the perennial favorite, White Christmas.
 
This show features a talented cast of HHCA students in grades 8-12. 
 
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All Shook Up
March 21-23
 
Inspired by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and featuring the music of Elvis Presley with a
book by Joe DiPietro, this jukebox musical follows a small Midwestern town that is
thrown into a frenzy with the arrival of Chad, a good-looking, motorcycle-riding
roustabout, who rides from town to town with a guitar on his back, blue suede shoes on
his feet, and a song in his heart. Repressed by their conservative mayor, the town begins
to come alive once more under Chad’s influence. All Shook Up is a rocking,
heartwarming tale about following dreams, opening up to love, and the power of music.
 
All Shook Up will be performed by HHCA's outstanding theater class students. 
Frozen Jr.
April 23-25
 
Disney’s FROZEN Jr- April 23-25 (Grades K-9)
Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the
magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The show features all of the memorable songs
from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert
Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production. With a cast of beloved
characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to
thaw even the coldest heart! Open to rising 2nd-9th grade.
 
Disney's Frozen Jr. will be performed by HHCA's talented theater students in kindergarten through ninth grade. 

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Michelle McElroy 

Theater Mentor
(843) 681-2878
White Christmas
All Shook Up
Frozen

 

  • Back to School “She's In Love" performance- August
  • HHCA's Annual Honors Recital- October

  • Fall production of Bye Bye Birdie YPE- November

  • Christmas Concert performances- December
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  • HHCA’s Annual Talent Show- January

  • Induction of our charter class of the International Thespian Society

  • HHCA theatre students are chosen to perform at ISCA’s Rising Stars Talent Show- March

  • The Sound of Music cast walks in HHI’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade- March

  • All school production of The Sound of Music has record breaking attendance! – March

  • Trip to Disney World to participate in Disney’s Broadway Magic workshops- April

  • Spring Concert Performances- April

  • HHCA's first annual Summer Stock Jr. Theatre Camp performs Aladdin Jr- June