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San Diego REP and SDSCPA

This is the name of our Craig Noel Award winning partnership with the San Diego Rep.The partnership is deep and meaningful with the very tangible concepts of sharing and exchanging what each partner has to offer. Together we have created a unique experience for public arts high school students. Our students are essentially interns for a 10 week period that includes rehearsal, tech, previews and public performances at San Diego's Lyceum Theatre at the entrance of Horton Plaza during the summer months. Knowledge, discovery and real-world experience is at the heart of what our students gain through this groundbreaking partnership.
 
Performances to date include:
 
Hairspray
The Who's Tommy
Zoot Suit
In the Heights 
2010
2011
2012
2013 
 
For more information please contact Artistic Director Richard Trujillo at 619-470-0555 ext. 212 or at rtrujillo@sandi.net 

Click on the images below to see the San Diego REP's facebook album of each performance.

In the Heights 2013

In the Heights Dance In the Heights In the Heights In the Heights

Zoot Suit Riots 2012

Zoot Suit Dance Zoot Suit Swing Zoot Suit Sailor ZOot

The WHO's Tommy 2011

Zoot Band Tommy TOMMY Who's Tommy

Hairspray 2010

Hairspray Hairspray Hairspray Hairspray
 

Reviews of In The Heights

In the Heights at the San Diego Rep

Simmworks Family Blog
 
If you're looking for the perfect date night evening then this is the show for you! From the rich, eclectic music swaying between hip-hop, rap, jazz, pop, salsa, and meringue, and dancing that just doesn't stop, In the Heights is a show with passion, soul, and attitude.  MORE

Review: Rep Musical reaches the "Heights"

The San Diego Union Tribune 
 
Union Tribune
San Diego Repertory Theatre has hit a pinnacle this summer with "In the Heights," a sizzling salsa musical that celebrates the company's long history of producing multicultural arts.
 
 
The dazzling production directed by the Rep's longtime artistic director Sam Woodhouse leaps (literally) off the stage with high-energy choreography, solid vocal performances, a horn-rich salsa band and a talented cast that represents San Diego's own rich multiethnic population. MORE

THEATER REVIEW: "In the Heights" at San Diego Rep

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News 
 
If ever there was a perfect vehicle for a San Diego Repertory Theatre/School of Creative and Performing Arts collaboration, "In The Heights" is it.
 
The Rep's Sam Woodhouse directs the Tony-winning musical (which uses SCPA students in the ensemble and the band) through August 25 in the Lyceum Theatre. "In the Heights" also marks the beginning of San Diego Repertory Theatre's 38th season.  MORE
 

In the Heights by the San Diego Repertory Theatre

The San Diego Reader 
 
San Diego Reader The Rep has opened its 38th season with a spectacular production of the Tony Award-winning musical. The evening seems to grow with every song. In fact, after a while when one tough act to follow leaves the stage, another one, equally tough to follow, moves into the spotlight.
 
Case in point. Someone living on the block at 183rd St., in Manhattan's Washington Heights, just won the lottery. Usnavi's financially-threatened bodega had the winning number. But no one knows who, so the community sings "96,000": the victor's amount. MORE