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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Spoken Word Club to hold auditions

Jadene Meyer November 28, 2015

Auditions for the Spoken Word Club will commence in Ahmanson Lecture Hall at 3 p.m on Dec. 1. Students will select a classic poem from a book comprised of around 100 poems to memorize and write a response...

Auditions begin for ‘West Side Story’ production

Sacha Lin August 31, 2015

Auditions began Monday for the upper school theater department’s 2015 fall musical "West Side Story". The musical is about gang warfare, but it is based on William Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet"...

Symphony, Jazz Band, Chamber Singers hold auditions

Katie Plotkin April 29, 2015

Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors auditioned for Symphony, Jazz Band and Chamber Singers in March and April. The results for Symphony will be announced today. Symphony auditions required students...

Auditions hit the 60s

Aaron Lyons September 25, 2013

The countdown has begun. A total of 44 days remains until Nov. 8,  opening night. The cast and crew have 40 more rehearsal days. Before those numbers gained meaning to the cast of “Hairspray,” every...

Dancer performs in professional music video

Carly Berger August 27, 2013

Six days after responding to a friend’s Facebook post, Alexis McCarthy ’14 finds herself in a backyard filled with dancers, extras and cameras. Her hair and makeup are done, and she has her choreography...

Mark your calendars

James Hur August 27, 2013

Although auditions begin this week for the fall musical, “Hairspray,” upper school performing arts productions do not begin until November.  This year’s productions include choral, jazz and orchestra...

Junior debater to compete in South Africa

October 19, 2011

By Mariel Brunman Elle Wilson ’13 will travel to Cape Town, South Africa for 10 days in January to represent Team USA and compete in the World Championships of Debate. "It is such an amazing...

Musicians audition for Jazz Band

April 28, 2009

By Jean Park Student musicians practiced a prepared piece and sight-reading skills for the Jazz course auditions, which were held last week for Studio Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Rhythm Section....

Celebrities prepare students with ‘audition from hell’

February 13, 2008

By Ali Pechman “Hey, Tom Hanks again,” Kat Arenella ’10 heard across the Drama Lab Jan. 15, as Tom Hanks called her phone. “I saw you at the audition, and I thought you were...

Auditions begin today for spring play

November 13, 2007

Auditions for the spring play, comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, begin today at 3 p.m. in the Drama Lab, and will continue Wednesday and Thursday at...

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