Here at Countryside High Theatre, we take pride in our study of various acting methods and technical skills. Our classes have the freedom to explore different areas of expertise within the theater, and learn by getting hands-on with acting exercises and the technical equipment at our disposal. Want to take it a step further? Consider joining our fantastic Drama Club! As a member, you'll be updated with news on upcoming events within our area, invited to our club's activities and special events, and also have the opportunity to audition for real on-stage productions and delve deeper into the world of theatre. Whether you're an energized actor, an aspiring director, or a valuable crew member, Countryside High Theatre is a place for everyone.
Mr. Gabe Saienni is so excited to be the theatre director at Countryside High! He is a graduate of The University of Tampa where he obtained a degree in Musical Theatre. He began his career teaching theatre in Charlotte, NC before moving back to FL in 2018. Before teaching he performed at numerous professional theater venues including CPCC Summer Theatre, Busch Gardens Tampa, The Florida Aquarium, and StageWorks. He is so proud of the work his students have done over the past two years and looks forward to sharing his experiences to help foster and grow CHS theatre for many years to come!
2010 - present
2010 - present
DRAMA CLUB BOARD
Rylie Evans is thrilled to be this year’s Troupe 900 President! After being a member of this troupe for the past 3 years she is honored to have this opportunity of leadership. Rylie is looking forward to a fun and engaging school year!
Amaya Mojica is so excited to be one of the Vice Presidents for Troupe 900. She has been actively involved in theater all four years of high school. Her main goal for this school year is to spread positivity and really make a family bond within the troupe.
Nya is extremely excited to be vice president for troupe 900 during these challenging times! She has been pursuing theatre for seven years now. You may have seen in her in shows such as Dracula, Music man, or even All About Agatha. Nya is ready to for all the trails and adventure her senior year will bring.
Evelyn Ciceklic is excited to be this year’s secretary for troupe 900. She is a junior and has loved doing theatre since middle school. She looks forward to all that the troupe has in store for the rest of the year and can’t wait to have fun with everyone!
Dior, is a senior this year doing virtual school. She is going to be bootcamp for this year! Dior helps run inductions, which everyone should join!! She has been doing theater since 5th grade, and loves everything about it. From tech to performance, there is never a dull moment. Dior loves to read, belt random songs in the car with her boyfriend, and snuggle with her guinea pig! She promises she is not as scary as she seems, and looks forward to meeting everyone and having another amazing year with troupe 900.
Medina Hercinovic is a junior this year at Countryside High School, she became a part of Troupe 900 her freshman year, and loves photography and painting. She loves being part of Sound Tech for most of the shows. Medina loves spending time in the theater and can’t wait to be part of the board and help out with the boosters.
Foster Reichert is a junior at Countryside. He joined the troupe freshman year hoping to learn all of the different aspects of tech. Most of his shows, he contributed as a light tech. He cant wait to learn more about tech and help out in the troupe as much as he can.
Janell Nunez is a junior at countryside high! Theatre, in her opinion, is probably the most enjoyable thing about school and she is so incredibly excited to be one of the publicists for this theatre program. Janell's main goal this year is to be artistic and to continuously spread positivity. She can’t wait to meet and learn about the new members of Troupe 900!
This will be Sarah's second year at Cside, and she honestly loves the theater community here. Sarah has been in theater since Middle School. She can't wait to start her senior year especially with people that she has grown to love so much!!
New/ Future Members Coordinator
Emily loves meeting new people and is thrilled to start this year as Troupe 900s New/ Future Members Coordinator! She has been involved in almost every production since her freshman year both on and off stage. She can't wait to make this year the best it can be.