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Discovery Theatre Students Take Home Major Awards

Students standing on stage include: David Schell, Hope Chellman, Lucas McNeill, and Carson Davis accepting our awards for Excellence in Movement and Excellence in Comic Relief.

This past weekend, the Discovery Theatre students competed in the North Carolina Theatre Conference in Boone, NC at Watauga High School under the direction of Mr. David Bozza and student teacher, Mr. Jordan Correll. A total of 13 plays from 9 high schools competed at regionals over the past two days. Discovery is proud to come home with the following ... Read More »

Discovery to Perform Harvey in December

Harvey Slider

Discovery High School Drama Department will present Harvey on Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2 at 7:00 pm at Newton-Conover Middle School. Tickets are $7 for the general public and $5 for students and staff. When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a dinner party, his sister, Veta, has ... Read More »

Discovery High School to Host Talent Show

Discovery High School will host a talent show on Friday, March 3 at 6:30 PM in the NCMS Auditorium.  Admission is $5.  All proceeds will benefit the NCHS/DHS Spring Musical. Read More »

High School Drama Students Engaged in Crime Scene Role Play

David Bozza's Mock Crime Scene

High school drama students arrived to class to find a simulated crime scene earlier this week.   Each student was given a character card and was interviewed.  They had to answer questions as that character and interview others to solve the mystery. Want to learn more about drama at Discovery and Newton-Conover High School, contact David Bozza at   Read More »

BT Spotlight: Christian Underwood – Elementary Drama Teacher

Teacher Christian Underwood

Christian Underwood is the Drama teacher for each of the elementary schools.  He is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a degree in Theatre Arts Education.   Previously he substitute taught for NCCS.  He also worked professionally for Bright Star Touring Theatre based out of Asheville, NC.  Through Bright Star, he toured the country performing shows for elementary students.   Read More »

NCHS & DHS Present – Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit

Law and Order Flyer

Meet Detective H.D. and Detective Cindy as they try to investigate who blew down the three little pigs’ house. They must gather clues and evidence and interrogate other famous fairy tale characters such as Pinocchio, Jack & Jill, and Hansel & Gretel. Written and performed in a similar manner to the popular television series, Law & Order, you will find ... Read More »

Discovery & NCMS Team Up for Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast is a tale that reminds us not to judge a book by its cover and to consider all sides of a situation.  The lessons to be learned from this sotry are applicable to everyone.  This spring, students from Discovery High School will join forces with students from Newton-Conover Middle School to bring Beauty and the Beast ... Read More »

Newton-Conover High School Honored at the NCTC High School Play Festival

The Theatre Department at Newton-Conover High School has much to celebrate, as they bring home honors from the 2014 NCTC High School Play Festival, held last fall. The theatre program, led by Laura Zinkhan, made the school and community proud with their presentation of Sillyheart at the Festival, and is thrilled to bring home the following awards: Rating: Excellent Excellence in Performance ... Read More »

Discovery Students Act Out!

On November 13th, students at Discovery High School were able to take center stage in performances that truly showcased a wide variety of their gifts and talents. Discovery High School’s “Night of Pantomime” was a great example of the determination and creativity that these students have. Fully directed, produced, and acted out by students of Mr. David Bozza’s 2nd period ... Read More »

The Drama Team Speaks Out!

Congratulations to the N-CHS Drama Club, led by Laura Zinkhan, for getting a rating of “Excellent” at the North Carolina Theater Conference Regional Theater Play Festival on Friday, November 7th at West Iredell High School!  The team won the ensemble award for “Excellence in Performance of Emotionally Heightened Content.” The performance dealt with the intense topic of cancer. The team ... Read More »