Why Are We Here?

The theatre program at Kings Mountain High School is dedicated to the production and performance of professional caliber theatre at the high school level.

What We Do?

NCTC Play Festival Participation - The advanced theatre class prepares two one-act shows that are performed at the annual North Carolina Theater Conference High School Play Festival.

NCTC Play Festival Hosting - KMHS Theatre has been a host site for both the High School and Middle School Play Festivals for a number of years.

Musical - Every year there are school-wide open auditions for an inter-departmental musical.

Spring Play - There is one open-audition non-musical done every year.

W.I.T.? - (What Improv Troupe?) Performs an hour and a half short-form improv show once a month.

International Thespian Society - We are home to ITS Troupe #7561. Troupe Director: Heather Achter

Who Leads Us?

Mrs. Heather Achter - KMHS Theatre Department Director
Bachelor of Arts in History from Belmont Abbey College
Master of Fine Arts in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

Mr. Logan Canipe - KMHS Theatre Department
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sound Design from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts