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Junior Caitlyn Cheek fakes playing the guitar during

Lip sync without the lips

Rider Theatre readies for beloved tradition
Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer 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...

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

Q/A with theatre student Sam Eytalis

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...

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

Taking center stage

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...

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

A Peek Behind the Curtain

"Musical Monarchs" lip sync show takes center stage
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...

Erin Wisch works on a costume before the performance.

Behind the Scenes: Lip Sync

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...

Photo by: Kylie Dougherty

Lethal Theatrics

Raiders discuss Radium Girls production
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...

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