Raider Theatre Newsletter

Week of August 27th

We hope you will follow us on Facebook for updates, reminders, and pictures of your kiddos hard at work!

We also encourage you to download the BandApp and join our band!

Check out our website:

Google Classroom Code & Band App


Wylie East HS Theatre will receive 30% of fundraiser sales* during this fundraiser. Participate on Aug 29, 2023 by ordering online using the code MODGIVES25 or by visiting this MOD location and showing this fundraiser flyer or mentioning the fundraiser at checkout.

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Open to Advanced Theatre & Dance Students & Family!

The deadline for New York Down Payment is September 1st!

To register, go to and enter our tour number 24WYLIE

Join us as we

  • Tour the city including Radio City Music Hall, the Statue of Liberty and so much more!
  • Watch live Broadway shows
  • Work with Broadway professionals
  • Experience theatre in exciting new ways.

Please reach out to me via email if you have any questions or concerns! Remember, this is a trip for ACTIVE advanced theatre students and active advanced Dance Students. The spots are filling fast, so sign up soon!

Sign Up for New York Here!

To register, go online to and enter Tour Number: 24WYLIE.

Texas Thespians

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Texas Thespian Fundraising

10% of playbill ads sold for the musical on behalf of your student will be deducted from your Texas Thespian trip cost.

Sponsorship and Shout-outs for The Grease Playbill

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It's time! THIS IS IT! The one time of year when we sell ads in our Playbill!

We can't WAIT to celebrate your child!!

If you are interested in placing an ad in our musical playbill (ANY ad! Personal! Business! ANY!), please see the information below.

1. Design the ad using the dimensions listed in the form linked below.

IMPORTANT! We use software to lay out our program and cannot accommodate advertisements of different sizes. Fill out the Google Form (link below) and include the image electronically and pay using the options on the form.

2. Pay for your ad online at

3. Send information to if your ad needs designed or resized. *This feature is an additional $20

The most important issue is the deadline. Ads will no longer be accepted after September 12th.

Important Dates and Deadlines

August 28th-September 1st Rush Week During Power Hour

August 29th- MOD PIZZA Spirit Night All Day!

September 1st- Musical Rehearsal 4:30-9:00

September 4th- Musical Rehearsal 8a-5p

September 6th- Texas Thespians Lunch Interest Meeting

September 8th- Texas Thespian Paperwork & $50 Deposit due

September 12th- Playbill Ads Due

September 13th- ITS Officer Meeting

September 15th- ITS Meeting

September 27th-30th- Directors gone for TxETA

October 6th- Homecoming Game

October 9th-13th- Fall Break

October 14th- Musical Rehearsal 8a-8p

October 19th & 21st- GREASE THE MUSICAL!

*This list does NOT include all rehearsals. Students should review their rehearsal calendar with their parents on a regular basis.

Grease Musical Calendar

Details about rehearsals, links to online meetings, and deadlines are sometimes included in event notes

Raider Theatre Google Calendar

Dates are subject to change. Be on the lookout for department events, links to meetings, etc.

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You will only appear on the Confirmed List of passengers after ALL 4 steps are completed. Otherwise, you will be on a Pending List. People on the Pending List are not guaranteed a spot on the tour and may get shut out if the space gets filled by people who completed ALL 4 steps and confirmed their spot first.