Papillion-La Vista South High School
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The Fine Arts Department at Papillion-La Vista South plays an important role in many students' lives. Opportunities for students to participate in arts activities are many and varied. The arts are valued at PLSouth and participation in activities in and out of the classroom is encouraged. Student work and achievements in all departments have been recognized locally, nationally, and statewide. Check out the galleries included with other information about each department. You will see the talent and enthusiasm of our students displayed in every area. A student who loves the arts will be very much at home at PLSouth.
Working together to create and maintain a Tradition of Excellence through Educational Theatre that exceeds the normal standard of High School Theatre.
The visual arts are much in evidence at PLSouth. We offer general art courses to get students off to a good start the first year and then specialize in painting, printmaking, multimedia, graphic arts, and pottery. Students who are interested in a fourth year of art can enroll in Studio 1 and 2, offered to the student who might be interested in developing a portfolio for college admission. Our students have been recognized at numerous art competitions around the region. The art department is an excellent place for students to discover and develop their artistic ability.
Titan Art Department Gallery
The Titan theatre department is a multi level department with drama 1,2,3 at technical theatre class and a Play Production class for advanced students.
Students who are interested in theatre arts are encouraged to participate in as many classes as possible, in addition the theatre department offers production opportunities, all school Musical and all school Play. Students who are enrolled in the Play production class have 2 additional production opportunities NSAA district one act competition and a class production.
The theatre department also offers two extra curricular organizations drama club for any students 9-12 and The International Thespian Society, and International Honorary organization for students involved in high school theatre.
Play Production Fall Show
Clue (High School Edition)
Thursday Oct. 18th 2018 7:00 pm
Friday Oct. 19th 2018 7:00 pm
All School Musical
Thursday Dec. 6th 2018 7:00 pm
Friday Dec.7th 2018 7:00 pm
Saturday Dec. 8th 2018 7:00 pm
Sunday Dec. 9th 2018 2:00 pm
All School Play
The Habitation of Dragons
Thursday Mar. 28th 2019 7:00 pm
Friday Mar. 29th 2019 7:00 pm
Student Directed One Acts
April 18th 2019 6:30 pm
Play Production Spring Show
Once on this Island
Thursday April 25th 2019 7:00 pm
Friday April 26th 2019 7:00 pm
The Vocal Music Department at Papillion-La Vista South High School serves students who have the talent and or desire to sing in large and small ensemble settings, by offering two concert choirs, three competitive show choirs, men's chorus, women's glee, and opportunities for solo and musical theater experiences. Students involved in the choral music department experience music as a consumer and a performer of the art. They are given the opportunities to work with the Omaha Symphony, Opera Omaha Company, other varied professional musicians and sing with guest artists and college choirs throughout the year. Students with a great amount of interest in the choral arts are encouraged to audition for honor choirs throughout the State of Nebraska, the Nebraska All-State Chorus and for college performance scholarships.
The Forensics program is designed for students who wish to have a more in-depth study of speech and drama, specifically in the area of competitive speaking. Students will study state and national competition events through Forensics 1, 2, 3, and 4. They are given the opportunity to both participate in and observe competition-level speaking and acting. Students with a great amount of interest in Forensics are encouraged to join the extra-curricular Forensics competition team, which competes locally, and at the state and national levels.