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From right to left: Wearing costumes they got from the giveaway, Hunter Griswold 22, Will Cramer 22, Ty Gatins 22, Santiago Kelly 22, Tosa Odiase 22, Oliver Wyman 22 and Assistant Features Editor Harry Tarses 23 pose for a photo.

Performing Arts Department organizes costume giveaway

Natasha Speiss and James Hess September 7, 2021

The Performing Arts Department hosted an impromptu costume giveaway in Rugby Auditorium in order to manage their limited storage space Friday. Prior to the event, many of the department's costumes were...

Acting student Josephine Baiden 23 delivers a monologue as labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta as a part of the acting showcase.

Students portray activists through virtual acting showcase

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff May 11, 2021

The Performing Arts Department premiered “Speak Truth to Power: Voices From Beyond the Dark,” a set of excerpts by playwright Ariel Dorfman featuring students in The Actor and the Stage courses May...

Performing Arts Department hosts Playwrights Festival meeting

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff September 22, 2020

Performing Arts Department faculty hosted an information session Sept. 9 for the Playwrights Festival, an annual opportunity for students to write and perform in plays. In the session, they described...

Performing Arts Department welcomes Meyer

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff August 29, 2020

Bev Meyer entered the Upper School Performing Arts Department as an acting teacher this school year. In addition to teaching sections of The Actor and the Stage I and The Actor and the Stage II courses,...

Anne Moore joins performing arts department

Caitlin Munoz August 29, 2019

Anne Moore is joining the school community as a performing arts and part-time dance teacher. “I’m looking forward to working with the amazing dance students at Harvard-Westlake,” said Moore. “My...

Performing arts department releases selected plays

Sarah Lee February 28, 2018

The names of 13 plays chosen for production in the school's annual Playwright's Festival were released Tuesday night. Student playwrights worked on their plays from October 2017 to February 2018. Auditions...

The performing arts department welcomes acclaimed conductor and singer Zanaida Robles as the new upper school choir conductor.

On Another Note

Kaelyn Bowers and Gabi Berchtold August 31, 2017

Zanaida Robles will replace Eric Gault as the new Upper School choir conductor. Before Harvard-Westlake, Robles received awards including the University of Southern California’s Symposium Fellowship,...

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Led by choir director Rodger Guerrero, members of Chamber Singers, Wolverine Chorus and Bel Canto practice “Come To Me, My Love” during the choir tour last year around California. All of the choirs came together to sing various mixed pieces and sang in women’s and mens groups. Credit: Su Jin Nam/Chronicle

Choir teacher to leave, hopes to teach adult music education

Katie Plotkin November 22, 2015

Performing arts teacher Rodger Guerrero will be leaving Harvard-Westlake after 15 years to teach adults music education in the hopes of giving back to a community that has given him so much. “Trophies...

Orchestra instructor undergoes surgery

November 11, 2008

By Julie BarzilayPerforming arts teacher Mark Hilt was hospitalized for over three weeks last month for surgery related to a kidney ailment, performing arts department head Rees Pugh said. Hilt entered...

Alumni to speak about careers as producers

Chronicle Staff October 10, 2006

Movie producers Douglas Wick ’72 and Lucy Fisher (Sarah ’05, Julia ’07, Tessa ’09) will discuss their careers in the Feldman-Horn Gallery on Oct. 23 at an Entertainment Network event....

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