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Theatre Arts

RUHS Theatre Arts November Update


  • November 6th, 2015 – Comedy Sportz away match vs. Irvine
  • November 9th, 2015 – Intermediate Drama Radio Plays
  • November 11th, 2015 – NO SCHOOL
  • November 13th, 2015 – All club activity @ PV Bowl
  • November 16th, 2015 – Beauty & the Beast vocal auditions
  • November 16th, 2015 – Christmas Carol parent meeting
  • November 16th, 2015 – Minimum Day
  • November 17th, 2015 – Christmas Carol Publicity Shoot
  • November 18th, 2015 – Beauty & the Beast dance auditions
  • November 18th, 2015 – Comedy Sportz home match vs. Irvine
  • November 21st, 2015 – Lighting Call with Jeffery (students needed)
  • November 23rd – 27th, 2015 2015  – NO SCHOOL
  • November 26th, 2015 – Thanksgiving


Top 10 Most Popular Broadway Costumes 2015

The Fans Have Spoken! Hamilton, Gigi and More Top the List for 2015 Broadway-Themed Halloween Costumes

10. Lily Garland, On the Twentieth Century

9. Jason and Tyrone, Hand to God

8. Gigi, Gigi

7. Wendla, Spring Awakening

6. Anna, The King & I

5. The Three Alisons, Fun Home

4. Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton

3. King George, Hamilton

2. The Bard, Something Rotten

1. The Schuyler Sisters, Hamilton


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Thespian's Inducted

To be inducted (May 2013):

Jenna Barret

Trevor Biggs

Mercedez Hernandez

Maya McEwen

Vivian Pascal

Julia Pressel

Paolo Ragusa

Molly Rood

Rachel Rosolowski

Austin Stark

Caleb Walker

Jane Witzenburg




2011 - 2012 School Year Thespian's Inducted into Troupe 1573 

Celine Altamura         

Vicky Artaza              

Emily Conway            

Sarah Danza                

Katy Drale                  

Morgan Druitt   

Jennifer Duong            

Zoe Ezzes       

Christie Goodman           

Noelle Graham            

Kira Legg                     

Leanna Lincoln            

Kasey Mandelbaum     

Alessandra Ragusa      

Rylee Guinn Maillet   

Kelsey Simon              

Emily Vavrek              

Caleb Walker

Jane Witzenburg        

Kimia Yazdi               

Interested in Theatre Arts




Grades 9-12               Prerequisite:  None  

Year long course       Meets UC/CSU “F” Requirement


Designed to build a solid foundation for the beginning drama student in acting and theatrical design, this course explores the elements of pantomime, introductory vocal elements, improvisation, scene study, monologue work, playwrighting, and production skills (costume design, makeup design, scenic design, and stage management).  Students wishing to participate with the RUHS fall production are required to take this course and those participating with the spring musical are highly encouraged to participate in Drama 1 – 2. 



Grades 10-12             Prerequisite:  Drama 3 - 4 OR Audition (by appt. with instructor)        

Year long course       Meets UC/CSU “F” and “G” Requirement


The first half of the year focuses on children’s theatre productions and will travel to the local middle schools to perform.  Through these performances, students further explore the skills attained in Drama 1-2 such as the elements of scene study (character development and creating relationships) and technical theatre.  In addition, students learn the significance of theatre through out history ranging from Ancient Greek theatre to Modern/Contemporary theatre.  The second half of the year consists of scene study and further developing the students’ acting abilities.  This culminates in a showcase performance at the end of the year.


ADVANCED DRAMA (Drama 7 – 8)

Grades 10-12             Prerequisite:  Drama 3 – 4 and Audition

Year long course       Meets UC/CSU “G” Requirement


This course builds on the foundations developed in Beginning and Intermediate Drama.  In the first semester, students attend the spring DTASC Theatre Festival to represent the department in competition.  They also perform the fall play/showcase for our main stage season.  Rehearsals for this course occur during class and after school.  The second semester, provides the opportunity for intensive scene study sessions to further develop acting skills and the exploration of different styles of theatre.  This culminates in a showcase performance at the end of the year.