Drama offers the continuing theatre student the opportunity to gain additional experience in dramatic arts through acting, technical theatre, and an exploration of theatre within a historical and cultural context. The courses offered are Drama 1, Drama 2, Advanced Drama and Stagecraft.
Ed Meehan received his Bachelors Degree in Dramatic Arts from U.C. Santa Barbara and earned a Masters Degree in Theatre Education from Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Meehan has 10 years of experience teaching Drama and directing plays in the East Bay. Before coming to Acalanes in 2007, he taught at his alma mater, Northgate High School in Walnut Creek and also Pine Valley Middle School in San Ramon. Meehan performed with The Willows Theatre, Center Rep, Solano Community College, and City Lights Theatre of San Jose. Since 1991, Meehan has enjoyed performing and teaching improvisation. He has worked with many improv troupes including ComedySportz, Mumblypeg, The Original Action Pack, and Weeping Willows Improv.
Ed Meehan is married to Natalie Moore, a fellow Acalanes teacher, and they live in Martinez with their son, William July, who is uniformly spectacular.
DRAMA DIRECTOR - ED MEEHAN