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 teacher Jeffrey Adams, but also by Principal Ben Clausnitzer and her World Literature teacher Hannah...

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 teacher Jeffrey Adams, but also by Principal Ben Clausnitzer and her World Literature teacher Hannah...

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. Read More »...

An evening of entertainment

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.

Shuyi Qi

February 6, 2014

  Annual Drama Showcase provided night of hilarious improvisation, poignant monologues. Read More »...

Video: Students give thanks to staff

Yashashree Pisolkar

November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving season provides students opportunity to thank teachers. Read More »...

The unsung experts of ‘Almost, Maine’

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.

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 stood huddled in a semi-circle around their vocal coach, Sheila Townsend, after having just rehearsed ...

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

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.

Yashashree Pisolkar

November 7, 2013

Fall production cast members work on finishing touches before opening night. Read More »...