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Capo Theatre Arts

2017-2018 Calendar

Theatre Arts Locker

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Order your Theatre Arts Club t-shirt now.  Give your $10 to Alyssa Cook (your Club Treasurer) or Mrs. Tucker and tell us your t-shirt size.  Checks can be made to CVHS Theatre Arts, or cash is OK too.  

2017-2018 Show Season

Fall Play:  



Winter Play:  

The Iliad, The Odyssey, and all of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less


Spring Musical:  

Legally Blonde

Theatre Arts

Buy Tickets for Legally Blonde!

Buy Tickets for Legally Blonde!

Join us for our spring musical, Legally Blonde.

April 18th-21st @7pm (& additional 1pm matinee on Saturday)



Welcome to Capo Theatre Arts!

The Theater Arts program at Capistrano Valley High School includes a comprehensive performing arts training.  We offer training in Acting, Stagecraft, IB Theatre, Musical Production, Choir, and Pit Orchestra.  Three levels of Drama are offered including: Drama 1, Advanced Drama, and Actors' Repertory.  The after school productions are audition-only but are open to all.  Auditions are held during the first week of fall semester for the fall play, and the week before the spring semester for the musical.  Please visit the tabs to the left to navigate through the Drama and Stagecraft pages for more information.


For further information about Capo Drama classes, festivals, awards, field trips and upcoming productions, click below.

4 Year Plan





Wondering how to fit Theatre into your class schedule?  Check out this info, then email Mrs. Tucker with any further questions.

Actors' Rep and Adv. Drama Auditions


ACTORS' REPERTORY CLASS:  May 16th 2018  3-5pm.  Auditions for current Drama students who want to reach the top level acting class at Capo.  Pre-requisite is Drama 1, Advanced Drama, or a combination of the two, or extensive theatrical training at a different high school or theatre.  Please click here for more information on what to prepare for the audition.


ADVANCED DRAMA CLASS:  May 16th 2018  4-5pm.  Auditions are only for students who feel that they are ready to skip a year of Drama 1.  This should only be considered for students who have experience in plays (at Capo or community theatre) and have a love of theatre.  Students will be skipping a year of lessons, so they should be fast learners who can catch up with the terminology, theatre history, and analysis techniques taught in Drama 1.  Click here for more information on what to prepare for the audition.


There are no auditions necessary if you want to add Drama 1 to your schedule, or if you are a continuing Drama 1 student who wants to take Advanced Drama.

Legally Blonde Cast List

ELLE WOODS:  Grace Langan

EMMETT:  Ethan Kron

WARNER:  Paul Rodriguez-Anter

PAULETTE:  Olivia Wolff

VIVIENNE:   Kayla Bryant


BROOKE:  Valerie Sloan

MARGOT  (Delta Nu):  Natalie Hill

SERENA (Delta Nu):  Megan Ross

PILAR  (Delta Nu):  Miranda Gonzalez

KATE  (Delta Nu):  Jane Huish

GAELEN (Delta Nu):  Chloe Beall

LEILANI (Delta Nu):  Sierra Sutphin

CHUTNEY:  Brenna Martinez

ENID:  Morgyn Drummond


The following students are in the cast of the show, in various roles(some will still be auditioned, but you are guaranteed to at least have an ensemble role.  Congrats!!)

Adella Zani

Camillia Khamedoost

Kennedy Dierckman

Cole Moore

Alyssa Cook

Elyse Abregov

Jake Hindley

Claire Hoxie

Amanda Layfield

Rob Viveros

Janice Barajas

Jacob Carlyle

Makenna Malkin

Elise Larson

Chloe Konoske

Taylor Karpf

Johnny Brull

Quinn Rizco

Caleb Martinez

Ryka Sasani

Nic Beyer

Keenan Prijoles

Jordyn Bitton

Alexa Parvaneh

Caitlin Mabry

Lauren Lumia

Faith Cannon

Daniella Kalaie

Kristen Slymen

Sarah Garreton

Congratulations to our 2016-2017 CAPPIES NOMINEES AND COMMENDEES

Hair and Make up in a Musical- Morgyn Drummond, Sarah Bornstein, Kayla Marck and Crew


Props in a Musical- Kacie Wachenheim, Ryka Sasani, Casey Corbett, Kristen Oritz


Lighting in a Musical- Sarah Grulikoswki, Henry Dittrich, Corbin Morrow


Costumes in a Musical- Jazz Kint, Tanner Hurley, Ellie Mezak


Sets in a Play-Spencer Price and Stagecraft Class


Sets in a Musical- Emilie Meledy and Stagecraft class 


Comic Actress in a Play- Maddy Cole


Comic Actor in a Play- Jordan Wanger


Comic Actress in a Musical- Maddy Cole


Comic Actor in a Musical- Garrett Vallejo


Supporting Actor in a Play- Garrett Vallejo


Best Song- Run Freedom Run


Best Musical- Urinetown







Capo Drama Calendar 2016-2017

For a comprehensive look at rehearsal and production schedules, as well as field trips, meetings, and other important dates, please visit our Google Doc calendar and revisit it often, as it is a live document and may change from time to time.

Meet Our Drama Support Staff

Emily Tucker (Theatre Teacher, Director) Mrs. Tucker teaches Stagecraft, Drama 1, Advanced Drama, Actors’ Repertory, and Drama Musical Comedy (the after school productions of straight plays and musicals).  She has directed 24 plays and musicals during her ten years at Capo. She received the Capistrano Valley High School Teacher of the Year in 2012.  Click here for more information, or email with any questions.


Rick Nichols (Theater Manager)  Mr. Nichols runs the Capistrano Performing Arts Center, and has come to us with years of experience working  and running tech and crew for such renowned companies and Disney and Segerstrom Performing Arts Center.  He manages the scheduling for the stage, outside rentals, and keeps the space looking beautiful and running smoothly.  He also assists with technical crews and construction crews during Stagecraft class and after school crew.  To reach Mr. Nichols, please email


Cris Stuart  (Choreographer)  Cris has been the on-site choreographer for Capistrano Valley High School musicals for 20 years.  He has won numerous awards including Best Interperative Choreography and Best Choreography at the O.C. MACY Awards.  He also choreographs dances for cheerleaders at various schools and companies in southern California, including a recent half-time dance for the Lakers cheerleaders.  Additionally, he has choreographed dances for TV, including a music video for Gwen Stefani.  



Directions to Theater

Directions to Theater

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