Rise ScreenplayA working class high school drama department and the students come alive under a passionate teacher and family man whose dedication to the program galvanizes the entire town.
Rise 101: Pilot
In the premiere, Lou petitions to take over as director of the theater program in an attempt to revitalize his passion for teaching, but quickly realizes he has his work cut out for him. His controversial decision to change the musical to the more provocative "Spring Awakening" and his atypical casting choices create a ripple effect for the program's assistant director Tracey Wolfe. the school's football coach Sam Strickland, and the students in the show.Read Screenplay - Pilot