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Emerson Campbell as Blanche in the theater production of A Streetcar Named Desire.

Emerson Campbell: Navigating the spotlight on and off stage

By Nicole Rodil Suarez, Photo Editor January 24, 2024

Emerson Campbell's journey into the world of theater began in third grade at the Hits Theater in Houston. "It wasn't like I made decisions at that age. It was more like, 'Oh, do you want to do this...

Sophomore Cameron Carness International Thespian Society headshot on the Carnegie Theatre Company’s website.

The Face Behind the Curtain: Cameron Carnes leads CVHS Theatre Company to region

By Sasha Cabral, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2023

This story contains a podcast that includes more quotes from Cameron Carnes. Scroll down below to listen to the podcast as you read. The vivid lights. The skillfully fashioned costumes. The meticulously...

Rowan Willard and Andr Escobedo carry a piece of wood used for the set as Kate Seabrook walks in the background.

CVHS theater department develops Native Son production

By Manizeh Rahman and Nicole Rodil Suarez September 23, 2022

The Carnegie Theatre Company is putting on a production of Native Son this fall. The play, written by Nambi E. Kelley and adapted from the original novel by Richard Wright, is set to open December...

Carnegie Theatre Companys One Act Play participants (Courtesy of Savannah Santibanez)

Carnegie Theatre Company advances to UIL One Act Play’s 6A Regionals

By Alex Samano and Brooke J Ferrell April 20, 2022

On Friday, April 1st, Carnegie Theatre Company advanced to UIL One-Act Play’s 6A Regionals following their most recent performance of Sally Abbott’s I Think We Are Alone, originally performed by Frantic...

How to escape a cult, or not

How to escape a cult, or not

By Brooke J Ferrell and Brooke Bushong March 31, 2022

Dark blood slips down my arm. It pricks between discomfort and pain, swirling sensations together until I can’t distinguish any thoughts besides a desire for more. I squeeze my fingers together, and...

Prop guns used in Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play.

The “Rust” Incident: Lessons for Carnegie Theatre

By Brooke J Ferrell, Entertainment Editor November 8, 2021

“There are fourteen guns on this stage,” I announced. “Twelve cap guns and two rubber guns. None of them should ever be with anyone except the actor they are assigned to, or me or Nicki.” My...

Sophomore Joseph Mutagaya will play the character Gibson in Carnegie Vanguard Theaters production of Mr. Burns opening November 10.

Sophomore Joseph Mutagaya explores the complexity of his character in the CVHS production of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play

By Sasha Cabral, Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2021

It sounds like a choir. The voices reverberate across the room. Harmonious. The voice guiding these vocal warm-ups is meditative, coaxing the relaxation of muscles. Hands raise towards the ceiling. The...

RED Is The Word

RED Is The Word

By Matthew Manders, Staff Writer February 3, 2020

Carnegie Theatre Company: RED, Drama, Play closed on January 18, Carnegie Vanguard HS, 1501 Taft St, Houston, TX 77019 “RED,”- the play that will spark  conversation and make you think about art’s...

Carnegie Theatre Companys FAUST: A Stunning Revival

Carnegie Theatre Company’s FAUST: A Stunning Revival

By Annie Nguyen, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

Carnegie Theatre Company revives the medieval European myth of Faust with a fresh adaptation and sleek production to retell this classic tale. The play is running November 8 to 9 and 15 to 16.  The...

Preparing for a Pact with the Devil

By Cameron Hart, Staff Writer November 5, 2019

Carnegie Theater Company has produced many great performances, like Let The Right One In, but what will they do next? Their next show is titled Faust, written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the story of...

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A Show of a Show- Theater Review: The Flick

By Matthew Manders, Staff Writer October 20, 2019

Carnegie Theatre Company: The Flick by Annie Baker, a Pulitzer-prize winning play. The play closed as of September 28, 2019. 1501 Taft St, Houston, TX 77019 Teenagers in this day and age normally wouldn’t...

Students congregating in the courtyard to enjoy the festivities of ITS Carnegie.

ITS Carnegie: Community in the Courtyard

By Annie Nguyen, Staff Writer October 3, 2019
I finally felt a sense of community from the school in the form of the first annual ITS Carnegie last Friday, September 27th.
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