Homestead High School is embarking on the challenging journey of producing Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, a famous operetta from 1885. It has been our goal to bring a diverse and well rounded historical overview of Musical Theatre history through the productions of the musicals. Our seniors this year will have graduated with musical knowledge of … More Is “The Mikado” Racist?
It’s 9pm on a Friday night and I’m in the presence of 30 Drama Club students watching Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland.” It’s Drama Club movie night! Everyone is snuggled in blankets, perched on couches or sitting on pillows with piles of food around them in our wonderful Black Box Theatre. But don’t worry, this … More Filling Friday
We’re now a good few weeks into 2014, and since most people make resolutions, a sporting New Year’s resolution, getting fit often features on the list of broken resolutions. I don’t really care about sports (sorry, I’ve tried). However, I thought I’d jump on the keep fit bandwagon and offer some thoughts on creatively keeping … More Keeping Creativity Fit
Posted by Matthew in for us Photo by Sophia. I’ve been having an insightful shuffle through Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s book Creativity: The Work and Lives of 91 Eminent People. Mihaly is a seminal professor of Psychology and Management, and is the Founding Co-Director of the Quality of Life Research Center at Claremont. He writes: “I have devoted … More Why Creative People Sometimes Make No Sense