Performances of "Shrek, The Musical" by the theater program at Mira Mesa High lead to great spirits all around the campus.
spread the word to “let your freak flag fly” and encouraged students to
be themselves and be proud of their individuality. According to
Principal Scott Giusti, the show celebrates our differences.
makes us special, makes us strong!' are the themes of the show," said
Daniel Kriley, the show's director and a College Career and Technical
Education teacher at the school. "One of the things we strive for at
Mira Mesa High are the messages in the show: 'We are different and
united. You are us, and we are you.'”
Giusti praised Kriley, who
has been producing musicals at Mira Mesa High for more than a decade.
Superintendent Cindy Marten was among those attending performances.
Mesa High School theater students collaborated with the school’s band
and orchestra to bring live musical performances from the orchestra pit.
The Mira Mesa High School Madrigals and choir program also joined
forces with the show to bring their knowledge and experience to train
fellow students in the theater program. Student led lunchtime
performances, student run daily broadcast announcements, and the actual
performances and technical theater cast helped bring the Mira Mesa High
School campus and community alive.
For more about Shrek the Musical, contact Kriley at firstname.lastname@example.org.