Category: Student Profiles

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…

Q: What’s the process that goes through your mind when preparing for your role? A: “I’m one of the youngest characters and so I remember back to when I was nine, how I would act, like little mannerisms of nine…

Q: What’s your favorite part of the play? A: “I like the last song we sing, it’s called Seconds and that’s where our protagonist realizes that they don’t need to win. I think there’s a lot of good harmonies in…

Q: Was Olive the initial character you wanted to audition for? If so, what about the character made you want to audition for it? A: “Actually, the first character that I really wanted was Chip, Evan’s character. I wanted that…

Q: How did you become involved in drama ? A: “Four years. I joined because I was always interested in art in general and I figured it would be the easiest. I have enjoyed everything so far, except there’s too…

Q: How long have you been in drama/ involved in it? A: “Well, I took the class for all 4 years but I started doing productions in my junior year, so it hasn’t been that long.” Q: What is your…