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Life is full of drama, why not join the club?

The Monte Vista Theatre Arts Department is comprised of six parts: Theatre Arts 1, Theatre Arts 2, Theatre Arts 3, Play Production, Stage Crafts, and Drama Club. We work together to put on three productions a year; a fall comedy, a winter drama, and a spring musical. The object of the Drama Club is to heighten school interest in the area of the performing arts. The club will support all Monte Vista drama productions, including plays and improvisational comedy.
MV Drama Website 


Vacancy in Paradise by John Kirkpatrick is a sidesplitting comedy of errors that will have you laughing until your sides ache. When Wally stumbles upon the run-down cabins at Paradise Glen, he sees an opportunity to put the place back on the map – and win the heart of the lovely Ellen in the process.
Despite his best efforts, Wally's campaign to promote romance at Paradise Glen proves disastrous, as his attempts to orchestrate marriages for publicity purposes go hilariously awry.
And just when you think things couldn't get any crazier….
Vacancy in Paradise is a riotous romp through a world where love is in the air, but common sense is in short supply. So, pack your bags and join the zany cast of characters at Paradise Glen – just be sure to bring your sense of humor!
Vacancy in Paradise
Show dates: April 20-22 at 7:00 p.m. in MV's Al GentileTheater
Tickets: Students & Seniors $8 / Adults $15


MV Presents MEAN GIRLS The Musical 
This Monte Vista production is the highly anticipated collaboration between Drama, Choir, Band and Dance! We will be one of the first High Schools to produce the show Mean Girls, written by SNL and 30 Rock legend, Tiny Fey!
Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.
MEAN GIRLS gets to the hilarious heart of what it means to be a true friend, a worthy nemesis and, above all, a human being.
Show dates: March 1, 2, 3, & 4 at 7:00 p.m. in MV's Al GentileTheater
Tickets: Students $10 / Adults $16
Buy Tickets - sale opens Friday, February 17!
Visit here for more show information.


MV Drama Presents The Girl in the Mirror 
The Productions classes at Monte Vista are responsible for designing, building, and performing in our Main Stage productions. Our first show is The Girl in the Mirror by Bruce Jacoby. This unusual, original drama reveals how easily people can misunderstand each other, with tragic results. It is a play about communication, about feelings, about sympathy and, most importantly, about self-knowledge.
SERIOUS CONTENT WARNING: Please see Instagram or show site for more details.

Show dates: November 3, 4 & 5 at 7:00 p.m. in MV’s Al Gentile Theater
Tickets: Students $8 / Adults $15