Tonight's BOE meeting can be viewed live at 7:30 p.m. See Announcements for details.
 
Recent News   
 
Archive   

     Contact Us

Follow Us on TwitterFollow
us on
Twitter


     Blackboard
     Skyward
     Internal Mail
     Teacher Portal
     

MONTCLAIR
BOARD OF EDUCATION

22 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
973-509-4000
 

 

Home » District

"Dreams & Nightmares" to Premiere at Montclair High

Continuing its tradition of presenting exceptional theatre to the Montclair community, on February 8 Montclair High School will premiere "Dreams and Nightmares," a series of one-act comedies performed by students.

Produced by Patrick Dearborn and directed by Stephen Vallillo, the show features a cast of 28, some veterans of other School of Visual and Performing Arts productions, some newcomers. The students offer a fresh perspective on a series of comic one-act plays written by Christopher Durang and David Ivies.

"Comedy is a challenge for young performers," said Vallillo. "In the process [of performance], the actor has to learn how to play a character, play for and objective, and interact with other actors. On top of that, the actor must learn how to deliver a punch line a react to the audience's response."

Some of the one-act plays featured in "Dreams and Nightmares" include "Time Flies," "Variations on the Death of Trotsky," "Words, Words, Words," and "The Actor's Nightmare." Previously, the show has been performed off-Broadway and in regional, university and high school theaters.

The three-night run spans consecutive evenings starting on Thursday, February 8 and ending Saturday, February 10. All three shows begin at 8:00 p.m. in the Little Theatre of the George Inness Annex, 141 Park Street. Tickets are $7 general admission and can be purchased at the box office before the show. For more information, call the Ninth Grade Academy during school hours at (973) 509-4004.

 


Article Date: Jan 19, 2007
Contact Us     Teacher Portal      Blackboard     Skyward     Internal Mail     United Streaming     NJDOE
The Official Website of the Montclair School District
Copyright © 2006 - 2014