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Spring into the Arts Festival

Spring into the Arts Festival

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

May 7, 2018

   The 2018 Spring into the Arts Festival occurring on May 30 in the Nature Center during periods one through four and after school beginning at 4 p.m., is a collaboration between the different branches of the performing and visual arts department.   Integrating the themes of rebirth and the jubilation of spr...

Coming Soon to an El Modena Theater Near You

Toni Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

The drama program at El Modena high school has produced a large number of wonderful productions. The past school year there was The Importance of Being Earnest and Once Upon a Mattress. Each play featured a wonderful cast chosen by Deborah Gillen, the drama teacher at El Modena. Similar to last year,...

El Modena’s First Fall Festival

El Modena’s First Fall Festival

Abby Sheppard, Advertising

October 15, 2016

DRAMA Students participating in drama on campus had the honors of performing at the first ever, fall festival. With the topic of Urban Legends, drama students excitingly fulfilled a captivating show. Their performances were broken down into five categories. All five acts consisted of humor-like a...

High School Drama with James

High School Drama with James

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

September 5, 2016

Since there was recently try-outs for the upcoming drama performance, Frontline decided to get the rundown on what's in store for the upcoming year from senior James Rice, who was one of the many that tried out for a part in the play, that didn't make the cut. Frontline: "What is the name of the...

A Closer Look into Drama’s Senior Acts

A Closer Look into Drama’s Senior Acts

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

During the last few weeks of April 2016, El Modena's Drama Department gave outstanding performances in their three-act musical titled "The Apple Tree." The musical was mostly student based, with assistant directors such as freshman Nicole Richmond directing "Adam and Eve", junior Carmen Gurrola directing "The ...

Into the World of the Labyrinth

Into the World of the Labyrinth

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

April 20, 2016

  Junior Amanda Remy first joined Speech and Debate as a freshman.  That year, she competed at Nationals with her humorous interpretation of “Almost the Bride of Dracula”.  This year, Remy will compete at Nationals again in the same event, but with a new piece based on the 1986 film, “The Laby...

Bringing Shakespeare into the Modern World

Bringing Shakespeare into the Modern World

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor

February 24, 2016

Shakespeare has remained timeless throughout the ages. Readers are still shocked by the villainy of Iago, the star-crossed love of Romeo and Juliet, the vengeful nature of Hamlet. Although, reading Shakespeare's writing allows analysis of the Elizabethan language, drama was meant to be performed and...

Introducing “The Apple Tree”

Introducing “The Apple Tree”

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

February 23, 2016

Mrs. Gillen:   Frontline: As the director of the play, why did you decide to do this musical?   Mrs. Gillen: I decided to direct this musical because it is not as well-known as others and does not contain many big music productions. It does, however, contain three separate stories with dif...

Holy Musical [email protected]

Holy Musical B@man

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

El Modena’s Theater Arts class put together a hilarious production of “Holy Musical [email protected]”. The original show had a cast of about six to eight members, but in this student lead production, primarily directed by Savannah Pabst (11), was an expanded cast to diversify it.   “Holy Musical [email protected]

Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer

January 23, 2016

All the world is senior Jessica Lentz’s  stage, and she merely a player... Frontline: How long have you been in drama? Lentz: I have been in drama for 2 years. FL: How many plays have you been in? Lentz: So far I have been in 6 plays, and they have all been super fun. FL: What was ...

Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

November 18, 2015

Drama’s fall production, “12 Angry Jurors,” is a fresh take on Reginald Rose’s “12 Angry Men.”  The plot revolves around a jury trying to decide whether a young man is guilty of murdering his father.  The play tackles social issues that are just as relevant as they were when it was written...

A Star On and Off the Stage

A Star On and Off the Stage

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015

Frontline -"Last year, you went above and beyond, taking in an exchange student into your home. What are you doing now outside of school within activities and at home?" Brooklyn Peters- "I mean family is kind of different now that Marta is gone, I really miss her. So I don't get to go places with ...

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