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Lip sync without the lips

Junior Caitlyn Cheek fakes playing the guitar during
Rider Theatre readies for beloved tradition
November 12, 2020

Lip sync is a well-known and beloved tradition at Rider High School.  Despite challenges faced due to COVID-19, the show must go on! With the mask mandate, actors have to rely on their body language...

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.
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...

Taking center stage

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

A Peek Behind the Curtain

Aidan Neely (left) and Robert Holloway rehearse for the upcoming
"Musical Monarchs" lip sync show takes center stage
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...

Behind the Scenes: Lip Sync

Erin Wisch works on a costume before the performance.
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...

Lethal Theatrics

Photo by: Kylie Dougherty
Raiders discuss Radium Girls production
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...

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