QO Theatre

Quince Orchard Theatre includes 4 levels of classes as well as an after-school Theatre Production program. Although it may be beneficial, you are not required to take a theatre class to audition or work on crew for a show. Work usually begins on the fall play the second week of school, and on the spring musical the first week of the calendar year. 

Theatre is an organization comprised of those interested in the theatrical arts. It functions as the producing body for at least 2 shows a year, with members not only performing in cast or pit orchestra, but also involved in such aspects as constructing and painting sets, making costumes, collecting and organizing props, hanging and running lights and sound, applying stage makeup and serving as the front house crew during performances, as well as many other areas of production. All student members involved in the productions are eligible for becoming members of the International Thespian Society, the Educational Theatre Association's student honorary organization. 

Actors must audition; workshops are held to show you how. 

Stage/Technical/Backstage Crew members, as well as Pit Orchestra members, do not audition but there is a level of expectation of commitment. All members of the productions generally meet every school day from about 2:45-5pm while preparing for shows and can run later the week the show opens (Tech Week). Certain areas of crew also work some weekends. The club also participates in other activities, which may include the Homecoming parade, going to festivals and participating in fundraising activities. Occasional Theatre meetings generally occur at lunch. The call board next to the elevator on the first floor and the website carries Theatre notices. Please help support the performing arts at QOHS by becoming a patron of QO Theatre. The club welcomes all new members to come and share their talents and knowledge. Our patron form can be found at https://goo.gl/frPznV 

Fall Show, "The Audition"

  • Streaming will be available all day Saturday, November 21st and Sunday, November 22nd 
  • Streaming is $10 per device 
  • In order to watch the stream of the show, audience members must create a free Broadway on Demand account and pay by credit card or Pay Pal
  • Streaming information and purchasing can be found at: https://tinyurl.com/y3c6hfcn
  • Who's Who in the Fall Show? From the production team, cast, ads, patrons, and more. Find out in our digital show program available here

Spring Show Information

  • Plans have not been finalized for the Spring Show

Questions? Please contact our Director, Ms. Vogel at Jessica_Hague@mcpsmd.org or Producer, Mrs. Lee at Linda_F_Lee@mcpsmd.org

Theatre Staff
Director: Jessica Vogel
Producer: Linda Lee
Technical Director: Alexander Henry
Musical Director: Marci Shegogue
Orchestral Conductor: Robyn Kleiner-Vilgos
Choreographer: Kendall Sigman
Costume Designer: Susan Goldberg   

2020-2021 Student Officers
President: Jamie Elder
VP of Activities: Cora Barr
VP Publicity: Ela Green
VP Technology: Dan Johnson
Secretary: Kiana Goetze
Treasurer: Alison Wang
Historian: Jhonathan Urquilla