ABOUT OVATION THEATRE
Ovation Theatre is the highly acclaimed theatre program at Glenda Dawson High School in Pearland, TX. Founded in 2007, Ovation Theatre has won renown throughout the State of Texas for the quality of its productions and the excellence of its educational program. Our mission is to provide the highest caliber of theatrical experiences for our students so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and citizens.
Ovation offers courses in performance (Theatre I-IV) and technical production (Theatre Tech I-IV, Theatre Production). Currently more than 600 students participate annually in Ovation productions, where they appear in two musicals, a full-length play, a new works festival, the UIL One Act Play Competition, and in cabarets and pop shows in collaboration with Encore Choir.
Beyond our commitment to the cultural life of Dawson High School, Ovation helps define new directions in the culture of our community by providing theatrical experiences for our junior high and elementary school students.
We train future theatre practitioners by upholding the highest artistic standards, remaining responsive to changing conditions in the performing arts community at large.
We provide an educational environment that fosters the artistic, intellectual, and personal growth of its students and prepares them to embark on successful careers and productive lives as artists and citizens.
Our collaboration with Encore Choir allows students the opportunity to participate in two musicals, two plays, and two cabaret/pop shows per year.
We engage audiences by expanding access to the Ovation experience and serving as a leader in conversations in our community about the importance of the performing arts.
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Learn about our past productions and our current season.
Providing a professional quality experience for our students can be challenging in today's economic climate. We rely on community partners to help make our goals a reality. Ovation Theatre is dedicated to serving the community by fostering the creative arts, advancing arts education and developing the cultural community in Pearland to its greatest potential.