Senior’s play produced in festival

Senior’s play produced in festival

Uriah Celaya’s ’18 original play, “Rule of Threes,” was produced in the seventh annual Short New Play Festival held in New York City at the Lucille Lortel Theater this past summer. Unlike other students’ plays, Celaya’s play was entered in a festival alongside professional playwrights. Celaya’s play is about a woman, Maria, who starts to […]

Wind Ensemble takes first trip

Students in Wind Ensemble traveled to Quebec, Montreal and Boston to learn about music and music education outside of Los Angeles and to gain more experience playing together as a group April 2-9. Because this is the first trip in the history of Wind Ensemble, the musicians said they were tasked with the responsibility of […]

Capturing Culture

A 10-year-old Arianna Shooshani ’18 borrowed her mom’s DSLR camera and ventured into her backyard. There, she played with the settings and shot images of the plants and objects around her. Shooshani is a two-time winner of YoungArts. This year she became a finalist in the competition, and she received an honorable mention last year […]

Singers rehearse, bond on retreat

Students in Chamber Singers went on their annual retreat to Camp Wrightwood in the Angeles National Forest to practice and get to know each other Sept 16-17. Upper School Choral Director Eric Gault said that he saw the retreat as an opportunity for members to become more of a community by playing games and going […]

Bigelow, Reitman discuss cinema at seventh annual festival in Hollywood

  By Alice Phillips Approximately 800 people attended the Film Festival last Friday at the Arclight Cinerama Dome to hear Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) speak with Academy Award nominee Jason Reitman ’95 (“Up in the Air”) and to watch 17 student films ranging from animated films to narratives to music videos […]