El Estoque

MVHS Drama: The start of another stage

Photos by Sarah Young
While preparing for this year’s fall play, Drama students discuss why they got into Drama and what their favorite memories were
September 26, 2019
While preparing for this year’s fall play, Drama students discuss why they got into Drama and what their favorite memories were

Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight
English teacher Hannah Gould named the new drama teacher
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...

A different stage: Students and staff participate in community theater

A different stage: Students and staff participate in community theater
April 11, 2018

s the lights in the theater dimmed, the room, filled with dozens of MVHS Spanish students and many more members of the community, came to an eager silence. A man stood solo on the stage, paint...

12 Angry Jurors: A new setting

12 Angry Jurors: A new setting
November 4, 2016

Above the tile flooring, below the dimmed lights and before the stand alone water dispenser, lies the set of Monta Vista’s 2016 fall play: “12 Angry Jurors.” The play, a rendition from the original...

Superstitions: Behind the curtain- Performance superstitions and rituals

Superstitions: Behind the curtain- Performance superstitions and rituals
October 20, 2015

*Correction (Oct. 21): Rhea was previously listed as performing a ritual for an incorrect dance. n performance arts, so much can go wrong during every show. MVHS student performers have many of their...

Review: ‘Almost, Maine’ a heartwarming show

Review: ‘Almost, Maine’ a heartwarming show
November 10, 2013

With powdery snowflakes, a minor fumble and sentimental kisses, this rendition of the modern play is as endearing as the innocent romances it portrays.   Though it has been just a little more...

Theatre: ‘The Would Be Gentleman’ story is ridiculous, but very real

Theatre: ‘The Would Be Gentleman’ story is ridiculous, but very real
March 9, 2013

“The Would Be Gentleman” opens on an intricate construction set, complete with ins and outs and levels. The workers seem to be ignoring the audience, who almost feel as though they are intruding on...

PHOTO GALLERY: Beginning Drama performs on May 18

PHOTO GALLERY: Beginning Drama performs on May 18
May 19, 2012

On May 18, Beginning Drama students gathered in the Blackbox to perform scenes and monologues as part of the “Discovering Self” drama event. The performances featured one to three beginning...

Theatre: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ exceeds expectations

Theatre: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ exceeds expectations
November 12, 2011

This just in, MVHS: the nerd finally gets the girl. “Little Shop of Horrors” is a comedy rock musical based on the 1960 film of the same name, written by Howard Ashman and composed by Alan Menken,...

The Crucible: A Puritan Guide to Witch-Hunting

The Crucible: A Puritan Guide to Witch-Hunting
November 11, 2008

Salem Witch Trials relived in Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"  Against all odds: Stella Ziegler shines as Abigail Williams in a strong ensemble cast. Photo by MVHS Theatre Arts.I knew...

Witchcraft appears in the drama department

Witchcraft appears in the drama department
November 5, 2008

A preview of MVHS Theatre Arts department's first play of the year  The Crucible will be performed with various casts on Nov. 7, 8, 14, and 15. Photo courtesy of MVHS Drama.MVHS drama's "The...

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