Program Overview

Under the leadership of James Shelby (director/teacher) and Kristen Lo (technical theatre director / teacher), the Gunn theatre program includes: Curriculum The theatre curriculum is composed of a comprehensive, four year sequence of theatre courses, an interdisciplinary class (with English department) “Shakespeare in Performance” and a one year stage tech class. Classroom and curriculum enrichment … Continue reading Program Overview

Ashland Trip

Annual Ashland Adventure WHEN: Each spring, a group of about 20 Gunn and 20 Paly theatre students (with teachers) attend the Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon.   Details are provided here, in theatre classes, and in the Green Room as soon as specific details are known, usually shortly after winter break. The trip dates are listed on … Continue reading Ashland Trip

Young Playwrights Project

Funded by Gunn Theatre Boosters, the Theatre III/IV Class works with a  professional playwright through a to inspire and develop young playwrights. The program culminates with staged readings by TheatreWorks actors, of six to eight short original plays by our students, at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, one evening. Admission is free. … Continue reading Young Playwrights Project