Shakespeare is here! The play this year is Measure for Measure. Lots of details below! Measure for Measure will be staged at Edna Brewer on May 24th and 25th, 2018. Rehearsals will be after school from 3:15-5:15 on Tuesdays and Continue Reading
Thank you, Denise Limon for the photos!
The classic Shakespearean tale of a king who wanted power so badly he would stop at nothing.. Shows are Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19. Doors open at 5:30: come early to get a good seat. Tickets are $5. Continue Reading
Big News: The dramaturgy class has decided that the spring Shakespeare play will not be Othello, but instead Macbeth (the Scottish play). They decided it was a better story for our community and our time. Macbeth is a story of Continue Reading
6th graders who returned permission slips will be going to see Othello this week. Pilots go on October 5th and Pathfinders go on October 7th. Please review field trip instructions carefully! Students should be at MacArthur BART by 8 am Continue Reading
Ms. Maiuri is excited to announce a partnership with Cal Shakes for an in-depth design and dramaturgy study of Othello, open to all 7th and 8th grade students. This is a design class, not a performance class. The class meets Continue Reading
Thursday and Friday, May 12th and 13th in the Gym. Come see our students who have worked for five months to memorize and interpret Shakespeare’s play about an old king struggling to pass his kingdom off to his three Continue Reading
An excerpt from a Z Space / Word for Word Youth Arts performance by Edna Brewer Middle School students: “Emperador’s New Clothes” from Red Ridin’ in the Hood by Patricia Santos Marcantonio & Renato Alarcao.
Jana Maiuri, a 5th grade teacher at Edna Brewer Middle School, is passionate about teaching and the arts. And because she loves Shakespeare—and brings that love to her teaching—her students get to study these plays with artists from Cal Shakes. Continue Reading