April 24, 2019

Tech drama students bring curriculum to the stage

  • Technology High School's drama classes will put on a performance of "Maniacal Madness" on Fri, April 26 at Lawrence E. Jones Middle School. The kids held their dress rehearsal on Fri, April 12 at Ives Hall at SSU, one of the performances was "We Both Reached for the Gun" from the musical Chicago, Matt Hendrickson plays the part of the puppet master lawyer and Chai Achyuta plays the "dummy" and a variety of students as the backup dancers. Photo by Jane Peleti

Electric enthusiasm buzzed the Ives Hall Dance Studio as Technology High drama students clad in black pants, bow ties and white shirts adjusted suspenders and recited lyrics gearing up for the first dress rehearsal.  In two weeks, Emily Walters’ two drama classes premiere “Maniacal Madness Mysteries:  Crime and Corruption” on the stage at the Lawrence Jones Theater.

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Exciting news comes from Summer Rep Theatre Festival at Santa Rosa Junior College.  Three musicals and two plays, something for everyone is on the program.

“Jesus Christ Superstar” Reprised by SRJC

How do people in the theater get their starts in the business?  Not sure about everyone but for Leslie McCauley, Artistic Director at Santa Rosa Junior College, who spent her Saturday afternoons as an eight year old in her living room choreographing every number to her parents’ vinyl “Jesus Christ Superstar” LP, it’s no surprise that she ended up directing this iconic rock opera which opens Easter weekend.