What does Urinetown Sound Like?

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Our all school production of Urinetown, The Musical is coming up next week with an invited dress rehearsal on May 6th and performances on May 7th and 8th all at 7pm at the Kirkland Performance Center.  I stepped into the rehearsal yesterday and recorded a short snippet of the cast working with the musicians. I’m confident […]

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Eastside Gravity Racers

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We’re introducing a new event this year to celebrate our Spring visual art classes called Eastside Gravity Racers.  If you’re familiar with the pinewood derby event commonly held by boy scout troops, this event will look somewhat similar but with a more artistic twist. We’ve started building our racer cars with students this week and […]

The Way to Urinetown

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Our Spring all school production of Urinetown the Musical is well under way.  I had the opportunity to sit in on part of rehearsal the other day and I thought you might like to see a sneak peek of the students working to prepare the show. Please save the date for May 6th (an invited dress […]

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Graphic Design & Propaganda

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In collaboration with the US drama production of The Memorandum written by Vaclav Havel and translated by Vera Blackwell, the D block Graphic Design class created a series of propaganda posters promoting the language of Ptydepe. For a little more context, here is a brief description of the play: This Orwellian gem is set in […]

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Making Connections in Theatre

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There are four artistic processes you will find in every Fine & Performing Arts course at Eastside Prep: 1. Creating Conceiving and developing new artistic ideas and work. 2. Presenting, Performing, Producing – Performing (dance, music, theatre): Realizing artistic ideas and work through interpretation and presentation. Presenting (visual arts): Interpreting and sharing artistic work. Producing (media […]

Fall Music Concert Highlight

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I hope you had a chance to attend the Fall Music Concert, but I know a few of you might have missed it.  This video, filmed by students Allison Gliner and Cole Johnsen and edited by Ms. Roberta Christensen, captures one of the highlights of the evening. In it you will see our Upper School Choir […]

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The Winter Trimester has Started!

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As you may have known already, the winter trimester has started and for the Fine & Performing Arts at Eastside Prep that means the start of a lot of new classes and activities. Some of the new classes that have rotated in include: Playing Shakespeare (Middle School), Directing (Upper School), Digital Filmmaking (Middle School), Digital […]