A big congratulations to seniors Michael Hopkins and Simeon Hu for their 1st and 2nd Place wins at last weekend’s Ojai Film Society’s Young Filmmaker Awards!
Performing Arts News
Student participation was at an all-time high with over twenty student acts that included spoken word, short skits, dance, and music of all kinds for the Besant Hill School Spring Variety Show. The evening was topped-off by a moving tribute to the Class of 2016.
Media Team takes “Waste Not March” into the Twighlight Zone with a short film about an Environmental Studies student who gets caught between reality and nightmare.
Senior Michael Hopkins stars in his hilariously shameless Media Team infomercial promoting flowers and chocolate for Valentine’s Day.
Monday morning we hosted an engaged group of perspective families from all over the world for Open House. Families toured, visited classes, participated in a faculty panel, attended the assembly, and enjoyed a delicious lunch.
Emcees Emily K. ’18 and Jacob G. ’16 hosted a GREAT Variety Show last Friday that featured music, dance, spoken word, and funny skits by students and faculty!
With the Paris attacks fresh in everyone’s minds and hearts, Friday and Saturday’s performances of The Laramie Project explored, with great passion, issues of intolerance and violence and how we, as human beings, grapple with such events.
The Zalk Theater was full of students, family, friends, alumni, as well as folks from the Ojai community for the 2015 Fall production of Chicago!
For their 2014 Fall performance, the Performing and Visual Art Department at Besant Hill School presented Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest – A Serious Comedy for Trivial People.
The Performing and Visual Art Department presents the hit off-Broadway musical “Urinetown”. It’s a terrible name, but one of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years. Set in a town plagued by drought, a malevolent corporation controls the “pay-to-pee” public amenities, jailing anyone caught peeing elsewhere.
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