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dramadons_logoWelcome to the website for the Acalanes High School Drama Department. We are the "DramaDons"!

We are an active department that strives to teach students about the power and benefits of the dramatic arts by actively participating in all aspects of the production of a variety of different styles of theater. We put on two major productions each year and several smaller productions that give students the opportunity to share their craft with the broader community.

Check out the pictures of our latest production, "A Company of Wayward Saints" here.

Acalanes DramaDons presents The Man Who Came To Dinner
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Acalanes DramaDons presents George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's classic comedy

The Man Who Came To Dinner

 November 13-16 in the Little Theater.

Witness personalities of the radio and other varieties slip into some comedic foibles at Acalanes with gut-busting performances from Riley Brant, Jacob Burges, Andrew Cope, Grant Gerber, Sierra Galanza, Ryan Hennessy, Danny Igoe, Jess Kallen, Charlie Kimball, Fiona Matson, Rory Noone, Jonathan Nottage, Catherine O’Brien, Maggie Ortiz-Fischer, Izzy Parkinson-Morgan, Kyle Poppert, Terri Taylor, and Callie Zucker. With Student Director/Stage Manager Maddie Cleaver and Assistant Stage Managers Claire Amaral and Thomas Yates.

Showtime is 7:00;  doors open at 6:30.  General admission tickets are $10, $7 for students; tickets may be purchased on the web store, at the door or on campus during lunch.  All proceeds benefit the Acalanes Performing Arts Boosters - Drama Discipline.

Click here to buy tickets - see you at the show!

 
 

Second Annual Drama Trip to Ashland, Oregon

oregon_shakespeare_festThe Acalanes Drama Dept is pleased to announce that we are returning to Ashland, Oregon over Memorial weekend to see several plays, participate in actor-led discussions, and go on a backstage tour at the world famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). This is an incredible opportunity to be immersed in the culture of theater and participate in an exceptional educational experience. The OSF consistently attracts writers, directors and actors of the highest caliber, and garners awards for innovation and creativity in its productions. In addition, we will have our own personal "insider" guide, as Mr. Meehan worked on his Masters in Theater Education at Southern Oregon University in Ashland.