Category: Student Profiles

Shrek the Musical Profile: Gordon Wu

THE AZTEC/WESLEY ZENG Sophomore Gordon Wu portrays the character of Lord Farquaad, a witty and comedic creature who is one of the main characters in Shrek the Musical. Wu, who is in the Drama ½ class, honed in on the…
Shrek the Musical Profile: Dylan Djoenadi

THE AZTEC/WESLEY ZENG Shrek’s main sidekick and prominent character in Shrek the Musical is portrayed by senior Dylan Djoenadi. Djoenadi has had his fair share of participation in various Keppel productions, such as Matryoshka man in The Suitcase Dreams. “I’ve…
Shrek the Musical Profile: Cristina Porras

THE AZTEC/WESLEY ZENG Keppel will host its annual spring show, Shrek the Musical. One of Shrek’s most prominent female characters is Fiona, portrayed by junior Cristina Porras. Being part of Keppel’s Theatre Program since freshman year, Porras has played prominent…
Shrek the Musical Profile: Lorenzo Bacalso

THE AZTEC/WESLEY ZENG Fiona’s love interest and main male protagonist is Shrek, who is portrayed by senior Lorenzo Bacalso. Bacalso, who has been in Theatre Company since he was a freshman, has starred in numerous Keppel productions such as Leaf…
Athletes Profile: Jordan La

THE AZTEC/TIMOTHY CHUMAN Starting from the eighth grade, Jordan La has been competing in tennis for the past four years and is entering the final league season of his high school career. While La was still in middle school, he…
Athlete’s Profile: Vanessa Aguirre

Athlete’s portrait: Vanessa Aguirre THE AZTEC/TIMOTHY CHUMAN “Everybody on the floor respects her and that’s the one thing you want to have as a captain,” says Girls Basketball Coach Jose Herrera. Respect is a word often used to describe four-year…

Q: Why did you want to be involved in this production? A: “I have been doing musical theatre for a really long time, so I thought it would be interesting to see how high school productions are different.” Q: Which…

Q: For how long have you done acting? Did you start when you first attended Keppel? A: “I’ve started very recently with acting, specifically this year.” Q: Besides the upcoming play, have you ever participated in other plays or musicals?…

Q: Have you played in any other musicals at Keppel? Which ones? Were any of them lead roles? What are your experiences like in Keppel’s theater? A: “I have [been] in other musicals. I was in Hairspray and the Christmas…