Canyon Crest Academy  will present GREASE, The Musical over two weekends this March in its beautiful proscenium theatre.   Set in the Fifties, Grease tells the timeless love story of Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski, two kids from very different cliques.  With such classics as “Summer Nights,”  “Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee,”  “We Go Together,” and “Beauty School Dropout,” Grease is filled with nonstop dancing and fun.   And with Grease currently experiencing yet another revival on Broadway, there is no better time to see it and join in that fun.

            Grease is directed by CCA theatre instructor Jeannine Marquie, a successful local actor whose most recent starring role was in “Rhubarb” with Moxie Theatre.  The musical director is Cory Hibbs, the 2007 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer’s Award recipient.  The choreographer is Liv Issaacs, member of the San Diego Dance Theatre.  Grease features the talents of the following CCA students: Ashley Abed, Andrew Abrams, Leandra Baldwin, Staley Carter, Caitlin Curl, Carmen Dutton, Tiffany Gaines, Wyatt Gastil, Justin Gleiberman, Matt Herman, Zoe Katz, Kelsey Knox, Alex Lopez, Briana McCloskey, Evan McCree, Torrey Mercer, Spencer Meredith, Cindy Mersten, Estevan Montemayor, Connor Murphy, Jake Picker, Izzy Pollak, James Pratt, Ryan Sandrew and Austin Wermers.   The assistant director is student Dan Kohler.  The stage manager is student Kyle Pollitt, assisted by Carina Simantob and Olivia Olmstead.

            Canyon Crest Academy is located at 5951 Village Center Loop Road in San Diego.   Shows are as follows:  Friday, March 14th and Saturday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m.; Thursday, March 20th at 7:00 p.m.; Friday, March 21st at 4:00 p.m.; and Saturday, March 22nd at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for seniors, and $6.00 for students.  Tickets may be purchased online at   Tickets are going fast, so buy soon!  Grease is a CCA Envision production, a unique, award-winning arts program which enriches the lives of all CCA students through a wide variety of classes -- both during and after school -- through opportunities for exploration and interaction with teaching artists in their chosen fields of study.   Envision is made possible by the generous support of the Canyon Crest Academy Foundation,  


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