Superbowl 50

Superbowl 50

Gathering for our first rehearsal

Gathering for our first rehearsal

Theatre & Color Guard head to DRESS REHEARSAL!

Theatre & Color Guard head to DRESS REHEARSAL!

Quick meeting before heading out

Quick meeting before heading out

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Dinner after Dress Rehearsal

Dinner after Dress Rehearsal

Theatre Students & Color Guard on our way to rehearsal #1

Theatre Students & Color Guard on our way to rehearsal #1

Can we say _excited__!

Can we say _excited__!

heading home

heading home

Armed and Ready!!

Armed and Ready!!

THE MORNING OF!

THE MORNING OF!

Our section and my number!

Our section and my number!

Chaperones - grateful we got to join in the fun!

Chaperones - grateful we got to join in the fun!

Theatre kids know how to fill the time!

Theatre kids know how to fill the time!

Waiting to head to Levi Stadium

Waiting to head to Levi Stadium

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Police Escort!

Police Escort!

Milpitas SB50 Police Escort (11)

Milpitas SB50 Police Escort (11)

Milpitas SB50 Police Escort (12)

Milpitas SB50 Police Escort (12)

Milpitas SB50 Police Escort (3)

Milpitas SB50 Police Escort (3)

We have arrived!!

We have arrived!!

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Getting real.jpg.jpg.jpg

Waiting for halftime

Waiting for halftime

DJ Sway stopping by to say Hey!

DJ Sway stopping by to say Hey!

Milpitas SB50 Backstage (7)

Milpitas SB50 Backstage (7)

Milpitas SB50 Backstage (19)

Milpitas SB50 Backstage (19)

Milpitas SB50 Backstage (17)

Milpitas SB50 Backstage (17)

YES! WE WERE THERE! (bottom left quadrant mostly near the 50)

YES! WE WERE THERE! (bottom left quadrant mostly near the 50)

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MHS participated in the English Speaking Union's National Shakespeare Competition. The goal of this annual event is to encourage a love of the Bard's works, to enhance the development of communication skills, and for students to gain a deeper appreciation for "the power of language and literature." 

 

In 2015, Senior Tina Nguyen won our local event. She went on to compete at the Regional competition in San Francisco.

In 2016, Senior Holly Nguyen won our local event. She, too, went on to compete in SF.

And our winner in 2017 was Senior Amanda Cullen.

 

For more information about the event, click here: ESU National Shakespeare Competition

Every spring for the past five years, the MHS theatre department has proudly sent students to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to participate and compete in their annual 1440 Countdown - a 24-hour playwriting experience. On April 17, 2015, we sent three teams to the TheatreWorks Rehearsal Studios in Redwood Shores. There, they spent the next 24 hours creating, writing, revising, and rehearsing an original 10-minute play that they then perform for a panel of judges. 

 

Back in 2015, team Check Your Six took home FIRST PLACE!  Their original play was performed one more time during TheatreWorks's New Plays Festival in August of that year. 

In 2018, team Busty Crustaceans took home FIRST PLACE for their original play, OPEN UP. It, too, was performed at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's New Plays Festival! 

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