El Estoque

Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight

Gauri Kaushik May 22, 2019

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on May 10, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met not only by their long-term substitute...

English teacher Hannah Gould named new drama teacher

English teacher Hannah Gould named new drama teacher

Gauri Kaushik May 13, 2019

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on Friday, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met by not only their long-term substitute...

Drama: ‘The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr Abridged’ a highly comedic and interactive parody

Ashish Samaddar March 14, 2014

Satire sets ‘Shakespeare Abridged’ apart from other student productions of Shakespeare plays. Whether you love or hate Shakespeare’s plays, you have to agree that some of his descriptions and...

The lights shine brightly from behind the shimmery blue stage curtain as the show ends. This year, the fourth annual Drama Showcase granted the Andrew Segal memorial scholarship to senior Sean Okuniewicz from Cupertino High School. Photo by Shuyi Qi.

An evening of entertainment

Shuyi Qi February 6, 2014

  Annual Drama Showcase provided night of hilarious improvisation, poignant monologues.   [dropcap1]I[/dropcap1]t was a night of lasagna, dessert and the lazy ease of Friday....

Video: Students give thanks to staff

Yashashree Pisolkar November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving season provides students opportunity to thank teachers. The question has been asked many times before: What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving season? And the answers range from...

The ensemble cast (above) rehearses a key scene in the beginning of the play. This is a complex arrangement with a large number of castmates involved, so each person must be aware of his or her surroundings. Photo by Sophia Tao. The members of the choir (below) laugh good-naturedly as vocal coach Sheila Townsend offers positive criticism about their performance. It took a few attempts, but they eventually performed the piece to her satisfaction. Photo by Harini Shyamsundar.

The unsung experts of ‘Almost, Maine’

Sophia Tao November 16, 2013

This story was reported on by Harini Shyamsundar and Sophia Tao.   Singing a different tune Juniors Corena Lentz and Nayanika Raj and sophomores Osher Fein, Emaan Khan and Fatima Mejia...

Sophomore Michaela Murphy exhibits her handiwork in the front lobby. Murphy and her Advanced Drama classmates crafted a miniature 3D diorama of the town of Almost, Maine. Photo by Yashashree Pisolkar.

Preview: Preparation underway for ‘Almost, Maine,’ to open Nov. 8

Yashashree Pisolkar November 7, 2013

Fall production cast members work on finishing touches before opening night. The cast of MVHS Drama’s latest fall production “Almost, Maine,” directed by Drama teacher Sara Capule, is in its final...

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