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Drama

WHAT'S HAPPENING?

HIGH SCHOOL: Thank you to everyone who auditioned for Music Man! We are so excited for this year's performances!

Performances are: Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18. Times TBA

Rehearsal Schedule: Here is a link to the rehearsal schedule. This is a changing document so please check often. Email dchsdrama@denverchristian.org with questions. Music Man Rehearsal Schedule

ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL: Thank you to everyone who auditioned for Mary Poppin's Jr. We had over 80 students audition!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Performances are: May 1, at 7pm and May 2 and 11am and 3pm at Southern Gables Church

Rehearsal Schedule: Here is a link to the rehearsal schedule. This is a changing document so please check often. Email   jlast@denverchristian.org with questions. Mary Poppins Jr. Rehearsal Schedule

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

   

High School

The high school currently puts on two productions a year, the fall play, and spring musical. From comedies, to dramas, to full length two hour musicals with professional costumes, sets, and choreography, our students perform with excellence. Drama is offered to all students in a variety of genres. Technical elements including stage crew, sound, costuming, and lighting are equally important and offered to all students as well.

Middle School 

Students in middle school have several opportunities to perform. From monthly middle school explorer classes offered during the day, to the fall play, and spring K-8 musical, our students can explore a variety of skits, plays, and musical genres. Drama is offered to all students who may explore the arts for fun or for those who may want to pursue the arts in a challenging, n depth way. There are opportunities to simply sign up, or audition.  Rehearsals for the shows are typically held after school. Technical elements including stage crew, sound, costuming, and lighting are equally important and offered to all students as well.

Elementary

Elementary aged students are very gifted in talented and truly shine on stage. Whether it be speaking in chapel, performing poetry, performing skits, hosting the Thunder News, or being in a musical, students in grades PreK-Fifth grade learn what it means to be confident in their gifts and talents! Each grade performs for our annual Grandparents Day, Winter Performance, and Spring Performance. The Fourth grade performs a Veteran's Day program to the residents of a local assisted living center. In the winter, the entire 3-5 grade performs a winter musical with various speaking roles and solos available. And finally, students in K-5 can audition for the K-8 musical. Only specific students are selected and rehearsals are held after school.

 


JENNIFER LAST BIO - ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL DRAMA

Education/Degrees Held: Masters in Music Education with an Emphasis in Kodaly from Colorado State University. Bachelor's in Music Performance with an Emphasis in Voice and a Theater Minor from Colorado Christian University,
Certifications/Credentials: All three Kodaly levels and holds a K-12 music license.

Growing up in a musical family, Jennifer was destined for the arts. Performing on stage and using her gifts has always been her passion until she discovered that she loves to see her students shine on stage even more. Prior to teaching in 2006, she spent time touring and traveling with different performance companies such as Up with People, Missoula Children's Theatre, and the Palm Beach Princess cruise line. She has spent most of her career teaching music and drama in charter schools but is thrilled to be at Denver Christian School. Along with teaching full time, she also runs a private piano and voice studio and has performed and directed in shows all across the Denver Metro Area where she served as Vice President for Platte Valley Players in Brighton. She also has a passion for leadership and helping others and establishments become their very best. Her greatest prayer for students of any age is that they learn to believe in themselves and have the confidence to do anything God has put before their path!