Performing Stories

Why I Love the Honors Performance Series

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By Hayley Safley *This article originally appeared on The Odyssey.  On February 4, 2016, I embarked on an incredible music adventure with the High School Honors Performance Series. To make a total cliché, it absolutely was a bucket list, life-changing experience. Wonder why? I met incredible…

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Announcing the 2018 Festival at Carnegie Hall Dates!

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Save the date(s)! We have confirmed the dates of our 2018 Festival at Carnegie Hall dates! For decades, our select choirs, bands, and orchestras have performed on Carnegie Hall’s largest stage, the Ronald O. Perelman Stage in the Isaac Stern Auditorium. This great hall has…

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Our 2016-17 Bowl Game Predictions

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As the regular college football season draws to a close, WorldStrides OnStage programs is gearing up for bowl game season! We’re just as excited as our performers to find out who will be playing in bowl games across the country. While we wait for the…

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Adjudicator Perspective: How To Prepare For Your Festival Performance

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Planning a festival should be a fun and rewarding experience. At WorldStrides OnStage, we take care of every single detail so our directors can focus on the most important part – the music! Adjudicated festival performance can feel intimidating, so we talked to several of…

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How To Combat Stage Fright

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You’re preparing for your festival, but your students – maybe even you! – are starting to feel the effects of stage fright! Simply put, stage fright is performance anxiety. Those with performance anxiety will often focus on the worst case scenarios, worry about failure, and…

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50 Years: Kelsey Costello – Shaped by a teacher

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WorldStrides is celebrating 50 years as the leader in student travel by sharing the stories that have shaped our company’s past and will propel us into the future. Throughout the year, we will highlight stories from our history, many of the people who have made…

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Meet Our 2017 Inauguration Heritage Festival Adjudicators

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The Inauguration Heritage Festival only happens every four years. On January 20, 2017, students have the opportunity to be in the nation’s capital for this historic event, then perform at an adjudicated festival! At our 2017 Inauguration Heritage festival, students will perform before a panel…

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AHSTF 2016: Sightseeing at Stirling Castle and Trossachs National Park

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It’s not all rehearsing and performing with American High School Theatre Festival and Festival Fringe! Groups also get to do some sightseeing outside of Edinburgh. This morning, coaches loaded up and headed to Stirling Castle and Trossachs National Park. Stirling Castle is one of the…

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AHSTF 2016: Reviews and Bravery

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One of our last groups took their show to the Royal Mile today. The cast of Little Shop of Horrors braved rain and cold winds to perform several numbers for their show, drawing quite the crowd in the process. When the rain started to fall before their…

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AHSTF 2016: More Royal Mile Performances!

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It has been a day full of American High School Theatre Festival performances in Edinburgh! Many of our groups had their first performances today in our venues, while others performed on the Royal Mile. Students have also been taking in other performances from Festival Fringe…

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