PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS – A CALL FOR PARENTS AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT

"We must come face-to-face with this new reality and prepare plans for how we intend to open our schools and what arts education - visual and performing arts - will look like." "Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is inherent in the arts, but it needs to be activated, [..] and intentional to have an impact"…

Actor, Director, Coach and Mentor – L. Peter Callender is Artist in Residence for Skyline’s Drama Program

The drama program in the Visual & Performing Arts Pathway is one that provides many unique, real-world opportunities for its students. Taught by Awele Makeba, she consistently uses her professional connections and personal resources to benefit her students. Most recently, she used the consolation prize money she received from her NBC Sports Bay Area Teacher…

“Lockdown: Await Further Instructions” directed by Ms. Awele

On Thursday, December 19, Skyline's Professional Drama students will perform Lockdown: Await Further Instructions, a timely play co-written by teenagers in New York City and Oakland that reminds us about just how vulnerable schools are to gun violence and how vulnerable teens are to acute stress in their daily lives. The play takes us into…

Highlight: “Romeo & Juliet” directed by Ms. Awele

For the last 3 years, Drama students and Ms. Awele have offered creative work to our community that explores school culture and climate, the importance of healthy relationships and communication to building trust, standing up against intolerance, repairing harm and making amends, restoring balance and trying to heal as best as possible for all to…