The Jacket Journal

Behind the Curtain with Trinity Theatre

Kennedy Kruse, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

Most people would say that 'theater kids' are a different species, and those people are usually right. From the bluesy, soulful singers to aspiring silver screen actors, there's always an array of diversely talented people in every cast. Almost every theater student across the globe has a story to tell, whether it be on the stage or off.  In the video below, get ready to go behind the scenes with young actors from Trinity High School's Department of Theatre Arts (Trinity DOTA) as they discuss what goes into making a show ...

Sneak Peek of Legally Blonde the Musical

February 6, 2020

Legally Blonde the Musical is going to be the next theatre production here at Woodford County High School. Ms. Amro, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Tonks, and Ms. Bays are all taking part to construct this musical. This musical consists of at least 20 musical numbers and two main acts. As of right n0w, Legally Blo...

Theater Nerds Unite!

January 24, 2020

The 2020 Junior Theater Festival took place this past weekend (January 16th - 18th) in Atlanta, Georgia. Woodford County sent a few groups to the festival--Folsom Academy of the Arts, Innovation Arts Academy, and Woodford Theatre. Each group brings a 15 minute cut of a Junior Musical and is given feedback...

An emotional scene from Glory Days as friends confront each other about tough issues.

Glory Days: A New Play

May 3, 2019

Glory days is usually a term used to describe the carefree high school days of an adult.  However many don't look back at their high school days that fondly. Glory Days, written by freshman Jasmine Duggins, is about the high school days of Beth and Aaron, two teens who hate their lives because of their...

Blackbird Dance Theatre Presents: End of the World/ Bricolage

Show poster for festival.

Chap Hollin, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019

"And so it goes... The story of the world. The Iron Age of tragic life. When will we learn to say I love you before the world ends... Tell your sweetheart you love them, give your brother a hug, tell your truth, and never give up hope. Right until the very end."   Performance Informa...

Students enter the massive JTF Theater for this first time.

Song and Celebration at Junior Theater Festival 2019

February 12, 2019

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, over 6,000 theater-loving youths gathered in Atlanta, Georgia. for a weekend of collaboration, adjudication, and learning. The Junior Theater Festival is a celebration of youth who are passionate about musical theater. There was a second festival that was held t...

Backstage: Broken Queen Tour, Episode 2/ Up-and-coming Show!

October 30, 2018

The Broken Queen in Somerset First, I hope you enjoyed the second vlog! If you haven't seen it yet, I encourage you to watch it! Of course, if you haven't seen the video, you must be wondering what it's about! To be honest, these experiences are quite hard to describe. In the last weekend of Septem...

Santino Craven (left) and Rin Allen (right) performing a scene from the show Dracula. Photo by Jonathan Roberts

Interview with a Vampire: The Story of Dracula

September 21, 2018

When most people hear the name Dracula, they would most likely think of an evil, vengeful, blood-sucking monster. Those people would be right. Actors Theatre of Louisville is currently doing a production of Dracula based off of the novel of the same name. The play follows the story of Abraham Van He...

Backstage: “The Broken Queen” Tour, Episode #1

September 21, 2018

The Broken Queen, a play written by Jenny Fitzpatrick, artistic director and creator of Blackbird Dance Theatre, made its first “outreach tour” trip to Scottsville, Kentucky on September 13, 2018. As said in the vlog, this show touches on a woman’s life after death. When “La Reina” makes the c...

“Tale as Old as Time”- Beauty and the Beast

May 18, 2018

Hear from some of the lead roles played by Seniors: Makenna Henehan, Charlie Davis, Emily Debold, Alex Gililland, and Eliza Bradshaw, and Junior Kevin Lausche who will be leaving the Hive the Summer.

Women Making Their Voices HEaRd

Women Making Their Voices HEaRd

February 21, 2018

"February is a month of celebration, from: black history, Valentines Day, to 121 men and women all over the Common Wealth joining together to empower women, promote self love, and accept each other."

WTYA Holiday Festival Spectacular!

December 1, 2017

This year the middle school students will putting on the production, Frog and Toad and the high school students were given the task of teaming up, dividing into four groups, and writing 10-minute plays.