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Info For Incoming 9th Graders

Incoming class of 2027
Why should YOU take Drama?


This is your opportunity to get involved with the Drama Department and be a part of our award-winning program that competes at the annual DTASC Festivals.


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Email Mr. Cohen to ask any questions.


Auditions are held each April - one afternoon each at Miraleste, PVIS, Ridgecrest and at PV Peninsula HS. Students may audition at any of the sites, regardless of current enrollment.

April 5 @ PV Intermediate

April 11 @ Miraleste Intermediate

April 12 @ Ridgecrest Intermediate

April 18 @ PVPHS


Email Mr Cohen ([email protected]) to schedule your audition time.


For the audition, please prepare a 1-minute monologue from any source (play, TV, movie, book etc) and 16 bars (about 30 seconds) of a capella singing (a show-tune is preferred, but any song is fine . . .  even Happy Birthday)
Here are some websites where students can find some monologue options:
Please download and print the Audition Form below and bring with you.
What Do You Need to Know About Drama I Advanced
Students in the Drama I Advanced class will be learning performance technique through a variety of performance projects as well as character development and theater history.
What sets this class apart is participation in regional theater competitions. Each semester, students in Drama I Advanced will be directed by students in Drama 3/4 Advanced to prepare for festivals with after school rehearsals.
(All-day) Festival dates for the 2023-2024 school year;
Saturday, November 4, 2023  
Saturday, April 20, 2024