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Scenester No. 4: Victoria Capraro, Denver School of the Arts

Today on Denver CenterStage, we continue our exciting daily countdown of the 10 talented high-school student playwrights whose works have been selected as semifinalists for our inaugural statewide playwriting competition. Details below.

Scenester No. 4: Victoria Capraro

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School: Denver School of the Arts

Teachers: Brandon Becker and Shawn Hann

Play title: Sailor’s Knot: A Play in Six Movements

What is your play about? Two people who fall in love. Their story is told by a Greek-style chorus who represent fate. It seeks to examine the nature of nature itself, and the process it takes for stars to align.

The Scenesters, No. 1: Mateo Correa, Denver School of the Arts

Today on Denver CenterStage, we begin an exciting daily countdown of the 10 talented high-school student playwrights whose works have been selected as semifinalists for our inaugural statewide playwriting competition. Details below.

Scenester No. 1: Mateo Correa

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School: Denver School of the Arts

Teacher:  Shawn Hann

Play Title: The Story of You

What is your play about?: It’s about how people allow fate, religion, people and more control their lives, whether it’s for the best or worst. It follows the stories of several people spanning several generations, showing how cause-and-effect makes the world what it is.

Favorite word that appears in your script: Copulate.

Local actress headed for national high school theatre competition

Nicole Seefried as Kate Monster in Denver School of the Arts' production of Avenue QDenver School of the Arts’ graduate, Nicole Seefried, received the inaugural Bobby G Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role on Thursday, May 30, 2013 in the Seawell Grand Ballroom. As part of this honor, Nicole will travel to New York this summer to represent Colorado in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards at the Minskoff Theatre. We caught up with Nicole before she left for The Big Apple.

 

DCPA: Do you have a favorite role? Favorite musical?

NS: Kate was definitely my favorite role I have played, since she was such a challenge and got me into puppetry (which, being the dork I am, I fell in love with). Avenue Q is also probably my favorite musical I have done, other than Honk Jr. my 6th grade year at Graland [Country Day School], because who doesn’t love to be a duck?