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Behind the Curtains

Mar 10, '18

Audience members see the fruits of many hours of rehearsal, the emotion of a show’s characters, and the joy upon the faces of performers who give 120% of their energy and passion to collectively create a work of art. But what goes on behind the curtains of a Brentwood musical is so much more. Six months before opening night, the show is announced...

I'm Crazy for This Week's Musical!

Mar 08, '18

This year’s musical at Brentwood is unlike any other production the school has put on. Set in the 1930s, Crazy For You follows wealthy New Yorker Bobby Child (Caden K) on his quest to break away from the future his banking family has predetermined for him, and on his dreams to a careers in acting. After a failed audition at Zangler’s Follies, he...

Three Crazy in the Pit!

Mar 07, '18

This year’s highly anticipated musical at Brentwood is “Crazy For You”. Not only does Brentwood put on spectacular performances with amazing sets, talented performers, and professional musicians, but this year, three of our own talented student musicians will be playing in the pit alongside the hired professional musicians. Jeremy H, Rogers ‘19,...

Crazy For Your Theatre Etiquette

Mar 04, '18

In anticipation of this week’s run of Crazy For You, Mrs. Edna Widenmaier Director of the Musical and Director of Arts passionately addressed the school at assembly on Thursday about the finer points of Theatre Etiquette. Below is her text: I know the word sounds old-fashioned and perhaps even stodgy, but in the real world it is the standard of...

Lion King Jr.

Dec 04, '17

We assume you’ve all seen the Grade 8 musical Lion King, Jr. but there’s a lot more to the show than meets the eye. In the first practice, we were all really overwhelmed because it was still the first week of us being at our new school. We started out by saying the lines in a circle one at a time. The next practice we started to sing and...

Crazy For You

Nov 17, '17

The cast of this year’s musical, Crazy For You, has recently been decided. The following young actors are now in full rehearsal for March’s performances: Luke A: Everett B: Polly’s father; Finn B: Lank; Chloe O & Fabiana G: Irene and Follies 1; Sabrina H & Caitlin M: Mother; Will H: Eugene Fodor; Caden K: Bobby; Emma M: Tess; Hannah R: Patricia...

Arts Captains 2017

Sep 28, '17

Here are Brentwood’s Arts Captains for 2017-2018 as announced in Assembly today. Drawing and Painting Anika P Musical Theatre Hannah R Wind Ensemble Zara P String Ensemble Francis V Debate John E & Morgan W Model UN Dylan C Public Speaking Sarah L Dance Hannah S Pottery Will H & Mark W 2D...

Arts at the Heart

Sep 16, '17

A week into the Fall term, Brentwood’s Arts program is in full swing. A walk around campus yesterday revealed our 530 artists participating in any two of the following: acting, sculpture, debate, public speaking, musical, ceramics, photography, yearbook, robotics, photojournalism, woodworking, theatre production, choir, jazz band, strings, rock...

Theatre Production, the Dark Art

May 26, '17

The ghostly shadows of Theatre Production students work countless hours throughout the year creating and nurturing the numerous productions like Mary Poppins, Concert For A Winter Eve, Evening Of Dance, Senior Acting, special events, and much, much more to make Brentwood the special place that it is. Many weeks before the opening night of any...

Dogwood Scholarships: Opportunities for the Future

May 06, '17

As the deadline for making the big university choice grows closer and closer, Brentwood students set out to showcase their talents and passions and strive for a provincial Dogwood Scholarship. Dogwoods are an award to recognize the dedication of Grade 12s in schools across BC. The Dogwood Scholarships are available to graduates who demonstrate...

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