theater

Nicholaus Sandner / MCHS Drama Department

The Montezuma Cortez High School Drama department will present the last three shows of "Once Upon a Mattress," a musical adaptation of the "Princess and the Pea," this weekend.

M-CHS Drama Department Presents "Big Fish"

Mar 7, 2016
Montezuma-Cortez High School Drama Department

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Drama Department will be present the musical "Big Fish" starting Friday, March 11th. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Director Nicholaus Sandner and Shaylin Smith, Cassidy Livengood, Liv Story, David Gonzalez-Overton, Ryan Jackson, students involved in the production, about the roles they will be playing, and what they have learned as they have prepared for the play.

The Sunflower Theatre Actor's Studio

Aug 21, 2015
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Theatre productions are rewarding not just for audiences, but also for the actors, directors, and writers who create and perform these creative works. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Sunflower Theatre Director Kim Welty and Peggy Tennyson, who is working with Kim to form a new actor's studio at the Sunflower Theatre and produce their first play at the theatre in December.

Tom Magliery / Creative Commons

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Drama Department is getting ready to bring their production of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" to the stage in Cortez. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with David Gonzalez-Overton, Kaleb Burris, and Kourtney Partington of the Montezuma-Cortez High School Drama Club, and their theater director Nicholaus Sandner, about how they are preparing for their roles, and about some of the challenges involved with creating the sets and props for this unusual stage production.

Sam Green / Cortez Journal

Theater and drama are fun and important aspects of education in the arts, building confidence and communication skills. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with students David Gonzalez-Overton, Kaylee Brinkerhoff, and Madison Nielson of the Montezuma-Cortez High School Drama Club, and their theater director Nicholaus Sandner, about "Rabbit Hole", the current theater production they are working on, and how participation in drama impacts their lives.

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