Performing Arts Department
Audrey Torres - Director of Bands, Department Chair; email@example.com
Ed Roush - Associate Director of Bands; firstname.lastname@example.org
Jake Coon - Percussion Director; email@example.com
Heather Nieto - Director of Orchestras; firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles Kunz - Associate Director of Orchestras; email@example.com
Danielle Mullen - Director of Choral Activities; firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelsey Maxwell - Director of Choral Activities; email@example.com
Ethan Mathias - Director of Drama; firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura Beck - Auditorium Director; email@example.com
TBD - Department Secretary [317-594-4190 ext.8708]
HSE DANCE TEAM (extra-curricular):
Alexa Snow - Varsity Coach; firstname.lastname@example.org
Kinsey Browning - Coach; email@example.com
Miranda Brooks - JV Coach
Sarah Tappendorf - Coordinator; firstname.lastname@example.org
HSE Performing Arts Department Mission Statement
CLICK HERE here for the official Course Guide descriptions of classes available in the Performing Arts Department.
For more detailed information about each program, please visit the independent websites linked below:
PURCHASE EVENT TICKETS ONLINE!
We've gone cashless! All performance admissions will be handled through our online ticketing platform.
HSE Performing Arts facilites are uniquely suited to a variety of performances and audiences.
DR. CHARLES D. LEONARD AUDITORIUM (pictured above): Built in 1999, the Leonard Auditorium seats 990, and is handicap accessible. It is host to our seasonal Band, Orchestra, and Choir concerts, the Spring Musical, International Night, Mr. Royal, Junior High Vocal Festival, ISSMA Festivals, as well as varied large audience functions throughout the year. Ample parking, including curb front handicap parking, is available in the South lot of the high school, accessed via Royalty Drive off of Olio Road. Please enter through Door #18. The Leonard Auditorium lobby is just inside, with entrance to the right.
Who in the world is the Leonard Auditorium named after? Click here to find out.
THE LITTLE THEATRE: HSE's original theater built in 1967, The Little Theatre was renovated in 2017, seats 403 guests, and is handicap accessible. The more intimate space of The Little Theatre is ideal for the Thespian Plays in the Fall and Spring, Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Band performances, as well as several small audience functions. Enter the West parking lot on Olio Road, just south of 126th Street. There is plenty of parking for our events, including handicapped parking.You will find the Little Theatre just inside Door #2.