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[22 Nov 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 3,361 views]
Internationally Acclaimed Concert Pianist and St. Margaret’s Alumna Sonya Kumiko Lee Performs for Upper School Students

Internationally acclaimed concert pianist and St. Margaret’s Alumna Sonya Kumiko Lee paid a visit to her alma mater on November 4, delighting the audience of Upper School students and teachers with her nimble and passionate performance of pieces by Chopin and Gershwin.
Greeting the Upper School student body, Ms. Lee remarked, “I can’t believe how much the campus has changed! I haven’t been here for more than 10 years. You have such a great school. It was so different when I was here – there were 25 students in my graduating …

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[18 Nov 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 2,814 views]
Middle Schoolers Make Seussical Jr. a Creative Tour de Force

A colorful, feather-filled, tuneful smash hit: that was the 2011 Middle School musical production of Seussical Jr.
The students in grades 6-8 rose to the considerable challenge of putting on this whimsical yet complex, 75-minute show-–and astonished everyone who saw it. From the lead actors to the ensemble cast to the backstage techs, the students of Seussical Jr. exemplified leadership, talent and professionalism as they honed their particular skills.
Student interest in the Middle School production was so great that it was double cast, featuring 87 students and a full student technical crew. …

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[9 Nov 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 2,440 views]
Performing Arts Center Featured in The Orange County Register

St. Margaret’s new Performing Art Center continues to receive widespread interest from the local community. The Orange County Register reporter David Bro stopped by St. Margaret’s campus this week to tour the Performing Arts Center construction site and to sit down with Headmaster Marcus D. Hurlbut, Director of the Arts Darcy Rice, and Director of Finance and Operations David Bush to learn about the facility, the school’s plans for its use and how the arts are a critical part of the liberal arts education at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School.
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[4 Nov 2011 | admin | One Comment | 1,392 views]

http://www.vimeo.com/31622359
 
“Seussical, jr.” was the result of dozens of hours of effort by Middle School students, staff and parent volunteers. The show was great fun to watch, but take a backstage tour to see what went into making it a success!
 
 
 

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[2 Nov 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,148 views]
US Production The Servant of Two Masters Tickets on Sale Now

Thursday, Nov. 17 – Saturday, November 19 Location: Sillers Hall
The Performing Arts Department is proud to present the 2011 St. Margaret’s Upper School drama, The Servant of Two Masters. General Tickets are on sale now through www.brownpapertickets.com. Ticket price is $15 each. When purchasing tickets please pay close attention to the cast as there are red and blue casts. Click here to view cast lists. Red Cast Shows are Thursday, November 17, 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 19, 7 p.m. Blue Cast Shows are Friday, November 18, 7 p.m. …

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[28 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,954 views]
Peek Inside the Performing Arts Center at Construction Midpoint

MEDIA GALLERY:
A photo tour of the PAC’s interior as it looked on Thursday, October 20 can be viewed here.
Now that the bulk of the work has moved to the building’s interior, let’s take a video peek at construction. Grab your hard hat and come inside with Dick as he shows us a few highlights in this 2-minute video.
Construction of the 42,000-square-foot Performing Arts Center is now at the halfway point. It is on schedule and on budget, according to Facilities Production Director Dick Jonovich. The bulk of the work has …

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[21 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,936 views]
Don’t Miss the MS Production of Seussical Next Week

Thursday, November 3 – Saturday, November 5 Location: Sillers Hall
The Performing Arts Department is proud to present the 2011 St. Margaret’s Middle School Musical Seussical! Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Once on This Island, Ragtime) have brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie, and a boy with a big imagination–Jojo. General Tickets go on sale Monday, October 24, at 7 p.m. through http://www.brownpapertickets.com/. Event code …

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[7 Oct 2011 | admin | One Comment | 4,024 views]
Talented Tartan Tellers Tell Tales at OC Children’s Book Festival

Five Tartan storytellers took the stage before the crowd at the eighth annual Orange County Children’s Book Festival on Sunday, Oct. 2 at Orange Coast College, where more than 40,000 children, teens and adults turned out to celebrate the written and spoken word. St. Margaret’s Artist-in-Residence Victoria Burnett, a renowned national storyteller and poet, was invited to perform at the festival. Sensing an opportunity for her fourth grade Tartan Tellers to stretch themselves and hone their craft, she suggested to festival organizers that they invite the youngsters onstage. They jumped …

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[31 Aug 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 2,113 views]

The visible progress of construction on the Performing Arts Center is creating lots of buzz in our local San Juan community. San Juan Capistrano Patch education writer Penny Arevalo visited campus this week to meet with Headmaster Marcus Hurlbut, Director of Operations and Finance David Bush and Director of the Arts Darcy Rice to learn about the project, tour the site and write a feature story on construction progress and the plans for the future use of the space for performing arts. Click here to read the story.

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[26 Aug 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,050 views]

Now in its second year, the Tartan Marching Band, comprised of band students in grades 6 and 7, will perform at five home games this football season. Bring your family to see the Tartans play both football and instruments during the first to home games of the season, Friday, September 16 and Friday, September 30.

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