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 Curious Savage

savage_thumb Join the Acalanes DramaDons in their entertaining and comedic production of The Curious Savage, directed by Ed Meehan, Acalanes drama teacher. The plot has delightful twists involving a widow who inherited million of dollars from her husband and wants to use the money to help others realize their hopes and dreams.  Her grown-up stepchildren want the money for themselves and commit the widow to a "sanatorium" hoping to "bring her to her senses." Instead, the widow leads the self-serving stepchildren on a hilarious chase for the inheritance, while befriending the charming "guests" of the sanatorium. The story playfully highlights how, in a world that seems motivated by greed and dishonesty, the virtues of kindness and affection can prevail!  The production runs November 10, 12, 13 and 14 at 7.00pm in the Acalanes little theatre.  Tickets are available in November during lunch at AHS and on line from the web store. Limited ticket sales at the door.  Doors open at 6.30pm.  Adults $12, Students and Seniors $7.  It is a night you won't want to miss!


Third 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 (May 22 - 25, 2015) 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.