The Downey Legend

At the theatre, on Dec. 11, senior Hector Gonzalez and junior Kathy Azzam perform as Bob Yule (an abusive father) and Mayella (a compulsive liar) in the To Kill a Mockingbird play. “ This was hard for me because I’m totally against disrespecting girls, but luckily I’m good friends with her,” Gonzalez stated. “She knew it wasn’t serious, but overall it was a great experience.”

Back to the 1930s

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer January 6, 2015

Downey High School’s drama department presented Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, on Dec. 5, because Lee’s novel served as inspiration to Mr. Lars Hansen due to current events in modern society....

Five Questions with Oriana Harder and Christopher Cruz

Five Questions with Oriana Harder and Christopher Cruz

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor May 23, 2014

Students from the drama production, couple Oriana Harder and Christopher Cruz, share their experiences about taking on the roles of Beatrice and Benedict, lovers in the play Much Ado About Nothing.   Q1:...

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, in the DHS theatre, Abigail Williams, played by Cassandra Barrera, 12, stands on trial when she is accused of being a witch.  Barrera has been a part of improv, choir and even dance; the stage is her battlefield.

The Crucible

Sara Cabrera , Writer/ Copy Editor January 7, 2014

Mr. Hansen’s Drama Production class has rehearsed every day during and after 6th period, since the first week of October for their performance of The Crucible. The play premiered in the B building theater...

No fear Shakespeare

No fear Shakespeare

Zaira Zamora, Writer May 30, 2012

Taking their own twist on a Shakespeare classic, the drama production class performed Canned Hamlet from May 24 to  May 25, at 6:00 p.m., in the Downey High School Theater. The play was student produced,...

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