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Recommended for Middle Schools
This middle school vignette play examines self-image and appearance.
About 35 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
4 M | 7 W, Expandable to 18W 13M
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“The ensemble nature of the play, the Clump especially, meant the students were also able to learn lots of stage discipline too.”
Ian Baker, King George V School
“This play has so much variety that it allows for all kinds of casting choices. ”
Cindy Lowa, Windermere Preparatory School
“The ensemble nature of this play was perfect for my students. The characters were real and resonated with 7th and 8th graders.”
Erin K Hulse, Tony Hillerman Middle School
“This is a favorite of mine. The students loved the vignettes and really created the different characters onstage.”
Christine Vitale, Oberoi International School
“The kids as well as the audience and family members all found something within Hoodie to which they could relate.”
Scott Walker, Milwaukie High School
“Loved working as a team. Clumps were described as 'delicious' by the adjudicator. Our group rose to the challenge and won best youth play at National Play Festival.”
Linda voice voice, king john youth theatre company
“The characters are so relatable and the message so powerful that students, parents, and faculty alike enjoyed the show. The students were excited to act as characters that they could relate to, and the principal enjoyed the message for students. As a first time director, it was so well written that directing it was a fantastic experience.”
Sabrina Bryant, Lilburn Middle School
“The characters in this show were easy for my Middle School students to relate to. The flow from one scene to another worked very well with minimal set on stage. ”
Michele McCarty, Carrollwood Day School
“Hoodie was a wonderful success with a full house each night. The community here was so impressed with the message that the sixth grade teaching team asked for us to perform it for the entire grade level. The students involved had a great time and it stretched many of them in the skills as performers.”
Adam Henjum, International Christian School
“This play is relevant and meaningful, especially to middle level students. The modernized Greek chorus keeps ensemble engaged and gives them moments in the spotlight. Parent and community feedback was overwhelming positive about the important themes within this show. The simple set makes it a great competition piece to consider.”
Angela Stoltzfus, Goshen Junior High School
“It's a great show. Very poignant for junior high students. Exactly what we needed this year. I have loved everything Lindsay Price has written that I've used on my stage.”
Emily Van Engen, Fowlerville Junior High School
“This shirt has to show everything there is to know about me, my absolute coolness, and demonstrate my abilities to reach the highest rung on the in-crowd ladder.”
Middle schoolers face a tornado of questions every day. What do I wear? What if I wear the wrong thing? What is she wearing? What do I look like? Stop looking at me!
Hoodie examines image and appearance in the vignette style and poses what may be the most difficult question of all – Do I stay in the clump or do I stand alone?
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A vignette play is a collection of short scenes on a theme. You'll love working with the variety and flexibility of the scenes. Your actors will love the fast pace and fun characters.
There's more. Every Theatrefolk vignette play holds the unexpected. A showcase monologue. A dramatic moment. A change in form. A left turn.
Ideal for classwork, competitions, and more!