Category Archives: Drama

Music Education hits all the right notes

By Sydney Stegeman. In our society, taxes are rising, school budgets are lowering and parents don’t have enough money for electives. I find that schools are always trying to find creative ways to pay salaries and satisfy their students needs.

Willy Wonka Jr. Backstage and Performance

By Ally Langdon and Mckenna Walter. During four nights of singing, acting, and dancing, the cast and crew of “Willy Wonka Jr.” did outstanding performances. “This was definitely the most technically difficult play the Black and Gold Theatre has done,”

Willy Wonka Jr. is leaving the chocolate factory and coming to Mesa

 By Faith Phillips and Zoey Triplett. Who is excited for Willy Wonka Jr.? You should be, because Willy Wonka Jr. will be walking down the red carpet to the Mesa stage on April 10th-12th, so be sure to get your

The fall play takes off in Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother

By Calli Spradlin and Allie Korenic.                         The Mesa Middle School play was successful for all the actors, tech ninjas and audience. Baris Loberg, Clara Papula, Sophie Smrcka and

Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother

By Sydney Stegeman. When putting together a production, people must go through many procedures and this process requires patience, dedication and hard work. This year, Mesa Middle School presents Cinderella and The Substitute Fairy Godmother. This play will be performed on

Save the drama for Mrs. Enley

By Carly Dionisio Mrs.Enley is a really fun teacher.  Connect starts the morning off for her “squirrels.” On Fridays they have dance-day Fridays. It is the best. Bear hour is really fun, too. The “squirrels” dance, sing, and play games.

Fun assignment in Drama class leaves students in a pile.

By Emily Southall  In Mrs. Enley Drama class, students were doing an assignment in which they were assigned plays and then they were to come up with sound effects for their plays. Sean McCarty, a first-time drama student, said, “My