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  • Central High School
    Principal: Jon Flynn
    1120 Main Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: (563) 723-5400
    Fax: (563) 445-5952

  • Performing Arts

    Blue Devil Productions

    The Performing Arts Program at Central High School, otherwise referred to as Blue Devil Productions,’ goal is to produce shows and opportunities that reach out to the unique talents of all students wanting to experience a theatrical performance. It is our mission to create and produce meaningful shows.  There is at least one musical production and main stage play.  The Drama Club, which produces a few of its own shows, and Thespian Charter (a.k.a. The Rhinocorns) are also part of Blue Devil Productions.

    Please follow us on Twitter:  @D_C_Theatre

    Like us on Facebook at  https://m.facebook.com/DavenportCentralTheatre

    Visit us at http://bluedevildrama.weebly.com/

    Theatre Classes

      • Introduction to Acting: This class is for beginner actors interested in trying acting but may not be ready for the big stage. Students learn pantomime, improvisation, written skits, and prepare their own duets and monologues. This class also counts as an elective AND a Language Arts credit.


      • Stagecraft and Construction: For students interested in extending their knowledge in the technical areas of theater. Students get hands-on
        experience in set construction/painting techniques, stage lighting, production staffs, makeup, sound, properties
        and directing.


      • Theatre Performance: This class is for advanced actors who have successfully completed Introduction to Acting or have a signature from the teacher. The class prepares and presents an improvisational show as well as a one act production. Students prepare resumes and headshots and have mock auditions in front of a panel of professionals from the community.

      Upcoming Event Dates

      Fall Show Auditions   September 7th and 8th

      3:00 pm- 6:00 (Kahler Auditorium)

      Fall  Show   November 2nd: 4th block matinee

      Novemeber 3rd: 7:00 pm

      November 5th: 2:00 pm

      Fall Show at Thespian Festival (UNI)   November 11th: 2:00 pm


      Musicals    Productions
      Thespians   Drama Club 
      Theater Performance Class   Production Posters

      Contact Information: Thea IntVeld (563)723-5400 Ext. 129 intveldt@davenportschools.org

      bubbleboy1Recent graduate Jared Svoboda was featured in the September issue of the national magazine, Dramatics, for his performance in an original musical at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. Pictured is Jared with his fellow cast mates. To view the full article, visit http://www.schooltheatre.org/ReadDramatics.