The Californian

Making a name for herself on and off the stage

Senior Sarah O’Brien directs cast members in her choreography for “We Will Rock You: The Musical”, which would have been performed April 22-24 in the school theater.

Sophia Puentes, Staff Writer, Photographer

April 1, 2020

Cal High senior Sarah O’Brien has soared above and beyond in theater at and outside of school. O’Brien was first introduced to theater through school events and community productions when she was around eight years old. She continued to practice the arts in drama club and in theater...

Kiernan Hanson sets the stage

Kiernan Hanson is a leading man at I Can Do Theatre.

Michelle Kuperman, A&E Editor

October 16, 2018

Kiernan Hanson started performing musical theatre in middle school, and six years later he is still at center stage.  Being one of the only two boys performing main roles at I Can Do That Theatre Company, Hanson, a senior, is now on stage every day of the week. “Theatre is my home, the st...

Theater 4 goes Hollywood

From left to right. Erica D'Souza, Sarah O'Brien, Katelyn Reedy, and Alex Kerstetter goof around in the Theater 4 class.

Sierra Randel, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Lights, camera, action!  With the addition of a Theater Arts 4 class at Cal High, students passionate about drama can now pursue a more advanced level of acting and receive the opportunity to take acting classes in Hollywood. Unlike other theater classes offered at Cal, the new class allo...

‘James’ is a giant success

'James' is a giant success

Pierce Woodward, Advice Columnist

April 29, 2013

Cal High drama’s recent performances of “James and the Giant Peach” really brought out the child in every audience member. The theater was packed for nearly all four performances April 17-20, and rightly so.  This play was not one to be missed. “James and the Giant Peach,” is the classic...

Building the giant peach

Building the giant peach

Luke Finkel, Managing Editor

April 29, 2013

When Drama teacher and play director, Laura Woods, told me that we would be doing “James and the Giant Peach” for this years spring production, I instantly realized how tough it would be to build a peach hat would live up to “Giant” name. I would begin plans for what would finally be a peach...

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