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My Life as a Theater Kid

My Life as a Theater Kid

January 21, 2020

I was a young artist, and I loved to paint and draw and create. My favorite subject in elementary school was art. I loved my art class, especially the art teacher Mrs. La Nora Long. She always encouraged me to be the best artist I could be, no matter what art form it was.  In fifth grade, she introduced me to the Set Design club. We were the kids who would paint the backdrops for the plays put...

Performance Classes Benefit Students

Performance Classes Benefit Students

May 24, 2019

Dunbar has been known to have an exquisite musical theatre program for several years, and it has affected this school in a plethora of beneficial ways.  Between musical theatre and after school plays, the drama department has had uncontested success. What has helped the program the most is how it has affected Dunbar directly. It not only teaches students a different form of art but also unites s...

Dunbar Drama Presents Newsies

Dunbar Drama Presents Newsies

April 28, 2019

PLD's Drama Department recently performed the musical, Newsies based on the real Newsboy Strike of 1899. Back then, newspapers were the only source of media, therefore they were the only way to get information about what was going on in the world. Newsboy's jobs were to sell the daily newspaper produced by the local news companies. These newsboys were poor, orphans and in desperate need of inc...

Dunbar Drama Presents Sweeney Todd

Dunbar Drama Presents Sweeney Todd

May 7, 2018

The 2018 spring musical peformed on April 25-29.

Dunbar Drama Presents Beauty And The Beast, Jr.

December 15, 2017

Beauty and the Beast, Jr. was presented to several area elementary and middle schools during the day on Dec. 7-8. They also had evening performances and a matinee on Saturday. Belle was played by senior Jamie Bradley and Katy Rucker, Beast was played by senior Timothy Felker, Gaston was played by senior Kaden Gaylord, and Mrs. Potts was played by seniors Mackenzie McConnell and Rachel Wagers. The play...

Dunbar Drama’s Fall Competition Play

Dunbar Drama’s Fall Competition Play

November 4, 2017

This fall, drama presented "Aunt Leaf"--a tale about a young girl named Annabelle.

PLD Drama’s Upcoming Season

September 15, 2017

There has been a surge of students attending drama courses this year. Lining the walls in the foyer of Dunbar are a multitude of drama trophies from performances years before. Junior J.T. Jett performed in last year’s musical Bring It On. “There have been way more kids in drama class since then,” he said. “It’s really brought us all together, too.” This year, new classes have been added to t...

Dunbar Drama Presents Bring it On!

May 12, 2017

The Dunbar drama department performed Bring It On!, a contemporary show featuring elements of cheerleading, dance and hip-hop. It was based on the book written by Jeff Whitty, with music from Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda and Amanda Green. The show starred Jamie Bradley as Campbell Davis, a popular cheerleader turned lonely misfit when she gets redistricted to Jackson High School. Campbell tries...

PLD Drama Preparing to Bring It On

March 17, 2017

  Bring It On The drama department is currently rehearsing Bring It On, a musical based on the film franchise of the same name that features elements of cheer, hip-hop and rap. “We have a different rehearsal every day whether it's stunting, blocking or learning dance numbers," said junior Kaden Gaylord. Performances of Bring it On will be at 7 p.m. from April 26-29 and at 2 p....

PLD Drama’s Production of Elf, Jr.

PLD Drama’s Production of Elf, Jr.

December 9, 2016

Dunbar Drama class 3 put on the production of 'Elf' for several elementary school classes.