El Estoque

Dramatic changes

Junior Cathy Ma concludes warm ups with a full body exercise on Sept. 18.

Rhonda Mak

September 29, 2013

1. Less textbook, more drama Previously, the drama courses implemented textbook reading in the curriculum. Students would fill out a worksheet and be quizzed on the material later. This year, the department is experimenting with more hands-on teaching instead of using textbook methods. “We’re still teaching w...

Laughter: Connecting comedy and improv

Laughter: Connecting comedy and improv

Anupama Cemballi

February 11, 2013

Improv Team Skits from El Estoque on Vimeo. Junior Maddie Klein pantomimes picking up a crossbow and takes aim at two frolicking squirrels. In a husky Southern drawl she growls: “It’s huntin’ season!” Then she fires. The figures that fumble in terror are not, however, small woodland creatures — rather, they are ...

Behind the Scenes of ‘Two Halves’

During one of the flashbacks in the film, Kristen (senior Kaz Tarshis) relives her and Mark’s (junior Mikey Goldman) first date in the park. The short movie is REX Productions’ sixth film since the club‘s inception last year. Source: REX Productions.

Varsha Venkat

January 28, 2013

REX Productions gives an inside look into the filmmaking process behind its latest movie. Read More »