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Theater teacher retires after 38 years of teaching

Highlights June 2, 2022

Kate Kotlyar copy editor Theater teacher Kaz Chandler will retire at the end of the year after teaching for 38 years, with her final six years at the high school. After teaching for 32 years, Chandler...

The theater students showcase their costumes and characters during their rehearsal at Horace Mann. “This show is very cute, so I’m super excited to see the cast perform because they’ve all worked really hard,” tech crew member senior Juliana Finazzo said. Photo by: Christopher Maurer.

Theater to perform ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ as first fall production

Highlights September 22, 2021

Candice Anvari co-editor-in-chief Theater students will perform “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” as their first in-person production of the year on Sept. 25 and 26 at the Horace Mann Auditorium.  The...

Theater department performs ‘Working’ as spring musical

Theater department performs ‘Working’ as spring musical

Highlights May 20, 2021

Emma Newman staff writer  Theater students will perform, with a limited in-person audience, “Working” as the spring musical on May 22 and 23.  The show, which will take place outdoors...

Senior Cole Chisholm and Hadley Gold perform in the TAW senior play Love/Sick.

Theater classes perform end-of-the-year plays

Highlights May 17, 2021

Emma Newman staff writer The Theater Art Workshop (TAW) seniors, TAW  juniors, Drama Lab and Intro to Theater students will each be showcasing a different vignette-style play as their performance final...

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Theater students advance to finals in DTASC Shakespeare competition

Highlights April 30, 2021

Emma Newman staff writer  Every student who competed in the Spring Drama Teachers Association of Southern California (DTASC) Shakespeare competition advanced to the finals.  On April 17, 23...

Students in tech class prepare for the CETA competition.

Theater students earn awards at CETA competition

Highlights February 4, 2021

Emma Newman staff writer Winning awards in several categories, students competed in the California Educational Theater Association (CETA) competition on Jan. 16.  For the competition, Brenner and Love...

Senior Max Love (top right), senior Noa Brenner (center right), junior Eli Okum (bottom right) and senior Jasmine Singer (bottom center) star as the play’s most prominent characters.

Theater department performs Hamlet 

Highlights November 28, 2020

Emma Newman staff writer  Students in the theater department acted in a production of Hamlet, starring senior Max Love as the titular character, on Nov. 19 and 20.  Performing via Zoom, the actors worked...

Photo courtesy of Max Love 

Max Love achieves success through acting 

Highlights November 18, 2020

Emma Newman staff writer  When senior Max Love first joined Intro to Theater freshman year, he didn’t think that he would fall in love with performing.  More than three years later, he has now been...

Dracula: Comedy of Terrors to be performed

“Dracula: Comedy of Terrors” to be performed

Highlights October 30, 2020

Emma Newman staff writer Drama students will perform in "Dracula: Comedy of Terrors" tonight from 7 PM to 8:10 PM. The show, which is live-streamed on Youtube, is a comedic version of the classic horror...

Sophomore Sydney Gasmer portrays Cinderella.

Drama Lab performs with kids in Princess Projects

Highlights October 20, 2020

Emma Newman staff writer Lillian Esagoff staff writer Performing as Disney Princesses, actresses in Drama Lab performed with children from TK through third grade in the continuous Princess Projects. The...

TAW to perform ‘Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind’

TAW to perform ‘Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind’

Highlights October 16, 2020

Emma Newman staff writer Theater Arts Workshop (TAW) will perform ‘Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind ‘(Too Much Light), a performance of 30 plays in 60 minutes, on Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday,...

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Photo of the ComedySportz team in the 2019-2020 school year

ComedySportz club attends Gamecon

Highlights October 13, 2020

Emma Newman staff writer Nick Kay staff writer The ComedySportz club, along with those of a number of other high schools, participated in a Gamecon last Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The event...

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