04.17.19

2019 Summer Theatre Institute

The 17th Annual Sweetwater Summer Theatre Institute presents SHREK THE MUSICAL Production Dates: July 24-27, 2019

Directed by Jose C. Lopez
Technical Director: Charles Batchman
Music Director: Eric Mabrey
Vocal Music Director: Michael Sakell
Choreographer TBA

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials also supplied by MTI.

Singers, Dancers, Actors, Stage Techs, and Set Construction Crews Needed! Audition – Notice is posted here.

Audition Dates:

  • Monday, May 20 from 4:30-7pm at Chula Vista High School – Dance & Choir rooms 1903 & 1904
  • Tuesday, May 21 from 4:30-7pm at San Ysidro High School – Performing Arts Center “Black Box”
  • Thursday, May 23 from 4:30-7pm at Otay Ranch High School – Band & Mariachi room 924

Performer Auditions:

    1. Sign up for an audition date and time here.
    2. Fill out the audition form here. You can fill this out online and print OR print a blank form and fill out by hand. Form must be brought with you to the audition.
    3. Deadline for sign ups is noon the day of the audition. No walk-on auditions will be allowed. All auditions must be scheduled via the online portal above.

Prepare 16 measures of a song of your choice and bring the music track (without vocals) on an ipod/music player. Wear comfortable clothing that you are able to dance in and arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to check-in.

Call backs are May 28th & 29th at 4:30pm, San Ysidro High School.

Tech Crew Application

    1. Fill out the application form here. You can fill this out online and print OR print a blank form and fill out by hand.
    2. Prepare a brief resume with your tech experience highlighted.
    3. Form and resume must be brought with you to an audition day. No online sign up needed for tech crew, walk-ins are welcome.
04.12.19

San Ysidro High Drama – The Little Mermaid

San Ysidro High School presents Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID at San Ysidro High School Performing Arts Center (5353 Airway Road, San Diego, CA 92154) Directed by Jose C. Lopez.

Production Dates: April 25th, 26th, & May 3rd at 6pm and May 4th at 2pm

Tickets are $7 pre-sale, $5 Children, and $10 at the door.

Downloadable poster HERE.

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI) All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

03.11.19

Chula Vista High Drama – The Hit!

Chula Vista High School presents The Hit! A romantic comedy. Performances int the Little Theater on K Street.

March 13, 14, 15 at 6:30 pm and Saturday, March 16 at 2 pm and 6:30 pm
Tickets are $7 at the door, $6 pre-sale at the ASB, and $12 for Dessert Theater Event.

Downloadable poster HERE.

09.06.18

Chula Vista High School – Drama

Chula Vista High School Drama presents: The Children’s Story and The Uninvited Ghost on Wednesday, September 12 – Friday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 15 at 2:00 p.m.

The Children’s Story, directed by Sharon Maley and The Uninvited Ghost directed by Meghan McCann. Many students play multiple roles! Tickets are $5.00 at the door.

Poster art work by Elizabeth Andersen-Sahl

06.28.18

2018 The Addams Family

The 16th Annual Sweetwater Summer Theatre Institute presented THE ADDAMS FAMILY.

Production Dates: July 25-27 at 6:30 pm & July 28 at 2 pm Location: San Ysidro High School (5353 Airway Road, San Diego, CA 92154) Downloadable poster here.

Directed by Sharon Maley
Music Director: Mark McCann
Vocal Director: Michael Sakell
Choreographer: Valerie Ingram
Technical Director: Charles Batchman
Musical Accompanist: Barbara Schroeder

Cast auditions took place May 2, 3 & 7, and call-backs on May 9, 2018.
Schools represented in the cast: BVH, CVH, ELH, OLH, ORH, RDM, & SYH.

PIT ORCHESTRA:

Pit orchestra auditions took place May 23, 26 & 27 by appointment only. Congratulations to the students selected for the pit orchestra! List is here: The Addams Family Pit Orchestra List

Schools represented in the pit: BVH, CVH, ELH, MOH, OLH, & ORH.

05.01.18

Rancho del Rey Middle – Drama

The Rancho del Rey Middle School Drama Department presents its spring production, “Us and Them” by David Campton, produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 6:30PM in the Rancho del Rey Middle School Cultural Arts Center.  The play is a meaningful, timeless, and innovative abstract social commentary that challenges audiences to reflect on how they perceive others.  The evening will include a Showcase of short student performances in Drama classes.  Tickets are $5.00.  Children 5 and under free.  Downloadable flyer here.

04.06.18

Otay Ranch High School – Drama Department

Otay Ranch High School’s Mustang Theatre Company Presents YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN. Production Dates: April 12-14 at 7 p.m. April 14 & 21 at 2 p.m. April 19-21 at 7 p.m. Location: Otay Ranch High School, 1250 Olympic Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA 91913 To reserve tickets email bernadette.siscon@sweetwaterschools.org

Tickets: $7 students and seniors. $10 adults.

Based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz. Book, Music, and Lyrics by Clark Gesner.

Downloadable poster here.

Website: https://orhstheater.weebly.com/

02.07.18

Chula Vista High – SCPA Drama

Chula Vista High School – SCPA presents “Mary Poppins” February 28 – March 2 at 7:00 p.m., March 8 & 9 at 7:00 p.m., and March 10 at 2:00 p.m. Location: Chula Vista High Jack Tygett Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available for pre-sale online at www.CVSCPA.org for $5 students / $10 adults; At the door for $7 students / $12 adults.

Directed by Sharon Maley. Musical Direction by Barbara Schroeder. Choreography by Valerie Ingram. Technical Direction by Charles Batchman. Orchestra Conductor, Michael Sakell.

Poster Design by Gabriela Chavez. Promo video by Jeffrey Frank.

“Mary Poppins” is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI.) www.MTIShows.com

01.19.18

District Scene and Monologue Festival

The 2nd Annual District Scene and Monologue Festival was Saturday, January 27th, 2018 from 9AM – 3PM Location: Chula Vista High School Jack Tygett Performing Arts Center (820 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91911)

It featured workshops, dramatic & comedic scenes and monologues adjudicated by professionals. Hosted by Chula Vista High and San Ysidro High Drama Departments. Registration deadline was Friday, January 19, 2018.

Congratulations to the following students for winning at the District Scene and Monologue Festival!

Dramatic Scene

1st– Pablo Verduzco (SYHS) & Chemar Artis (SYHS)

2nd– Jose Hurtado (SYHS) & Fatima Gomez (SYHS)

Comedic Scene

1st– Emily Landeros (SYHS) & Mark Rodriguez (SYHS)

2nd– Zowie Rico (CVHS) & Eliana Medina (CVHS)

3rd– Madison Stallings (OLHS) & Victoria Hartwell (OLHS)

Dramatic Monologue

1st– Marley Ong (OLHS)

2nd– Mark Anthony Rodriguez (SYHS)

3rd– Izzy Gerstel (ELHS)

Comedic Monologue

1st– Camila Haro (ELHS)

2nd– Madison Stallings (OLHS)

3rd– Zowie Rico (CVHS)

4th– Nicole Nunez (ELHS)

01.18.18

Eastlake High School – Drama Department

Eastlake High School Drama Department presents two one acts of “13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interviews” and “The 9 Worst Breakups of All Time” from April 24-26, 2018. Thursday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Friday matinee at 3:00 p.m. General admission is $7 and $5 for students. For questions please contact Mr. Meads, ELH Drama teacher.