News and Announcements

Ashley Oleyar

Posted by Jason King at Feb 2, 2021 10:16AM PST ( 0 Comments )

High School Student – Ashley Oleyar is working alongside professional lighting designer, Jorn Nielsen, during her independent study in Technical Theatre in our very own Dr. Thomas L. Marcy Theatre. Mr. Nielsen has Ashley bringing Renaissance Paintings to life on stage through the use of lighting design techniques that he is teaching her.

The Tale of Despereaux Cast Announced!

Posted by Jason King at Feb 2, 2021 5:20AM PST ( 0 Comments )

Our WPS Theatrical Repertoire Company, all student led, directed, and performed, will produce an adaption of The Tale of Despereaux, written by our very own Andrea Matos Devesa on April 7 at 6:00 p.m. This adaptation will be directed by Andrea and assisted by Stuart Sheffield. The Theatrical Rep Company is advised by Mrs. Rosemarie Redman. Congratulations to the cast and crew!

Jackson Dowling – Narrator
Anderson Davies – Despereaux
Kendal Taylor – Merlot
Luisa Luo – Antoinette
Ana Leitao – Pea
Dylan Calvo – King
Michael Crocetti – Botticelli/Lester
Pedro Rosa – Gregory/Uncle
Jayson Goldner – Roscuro
Cecelia Salgado Espindola – Mig
Zainab Shamim – Head Mouse/Cook/Guard

Andrea Matos Devesa – Playwright/Director
Stuart Sheffield – Assistant Director
Ash Oleyar – Lighting
Caroline Becker – Set Design/Costume Design
Dylan Calvo – Prop Master
Lyla Tsiokos – Production Manager/Marketing
Sienna Morris – Stage Manager
Mr. Anthony Rentz – Theatre Tech Director

W Factor Participants Announced!

Posted by Jason King at Jan 30, 2021 7:03AM PST ( 0 Comments )

The following students were selected as finalists for this year’s “W” Factor! Congratulations!

Olivia and Teddy Richter

“Girl Power” – Brooklyn Davies, Holland Ort, and Zoe Ehrhard

Spice Girls 2.0 – Analise Peralta, Braelyn MacGregor, Gabriela Juron, Isabella Bakker, Paisley Rayle, Sophia Guerrero

Charlotte Davies

Adelaide Mbowa

Nathan Johnson

Leah Meyer

Micaela Joseph

Dylan Calvo

Luisa Luo

Watch them live on Friday, February 19 to find out who will be our W Factor Champion(s)!

Cast Announced!

Posted by Jason King at Jan 15, 2021 11:57AM PST ( 0 Comments )

Thank you to everyone that auditioned for the All-School Musical Experience, A Night of Cameron Mackintosh. Please refer to the announcement that is attached.

The document cast_list_-_all_school.pdf was attached to this post.

Introducing the Ruan!

Posted by Jason King at Jan 13, 2021 5:40AM PST ( 0 Comments )

One of our new Lower School students from China, Yerong Qian, brought her Ruan (an ancient Chinese instrument that is similar to a lute) to demonstrate during music class.  She performed in front of the class and it was just beautiful.  The students enjoyed the performance.