The Rider Chronicle

Q/A with theatre student Sam Eytalis

Sam Eytalis (Last person on the right) stands with other actors in their costumes for the UIL show.

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2020

After receiving the chance to move on to bi-district, the theatre department was met with some devastating, but predictable news about one-act play.  Due to the virus, the competitions have been pushed back until at least May. The Rider Chronicle sat down with senior Sam Eytalis, who was looking ...

Taking center stage

The Lion King has three shows this weekend and ends the following weekend.

Sandra Le, Reporter

March 5, 2020

Within the crowded halls of the school, sophomore Londi Reid is an average, everyday 16 year old. But under the lights of the Wichita and Backdoor Theatres, Reid is a well-known performer.  Reid, who is currently playing Nala in the Wichita Theatre’s production of The Lion King, began acting o...

A Peek Behind the Curtain

Aidan Neely (left) and Robert Holloway rehearse for the upcoming

Sandra Le, Reporter

October 3, 2019

After four years of performing in Rider’s lip sync, senior Carson Hollingsworth understands that each year is different.  Directors such as Hollingsworth and senior Jay Phillips have spent countless hours after school planning and choreographing their own different songs. This year, Hollingsworth...

Behind the Scenes: Lip Sync

Erin Wisch works on a costume before the performance.

Victoria Hitchcock, Feature Section Editor

November 29, 2017

Lip Synch is a much-loved production put on by Rider Theatre every year. It is exactly what it sounds like, the actors dance and lip sync to music according to the show’s theme. In year’s “Hall of Fame” Lip Synch, artists like Michael Jackson and David Bowie live on, on stage at least. With the...

Lethal Theatrics

Photo by: Kylie Dougherty

Alexa Vincent, Reporter

March 6, 2014

A final tug on his silky white suit prepares sophomore Jayce Russell for his entrance. He positions himself onto the edge of the step so he doesn’t come in late. The entire auditorium is an inky black as he quietly crosses over the timeworn wooden stage to take his place, all but blindly. He...

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