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Our Teacher

Mr. Keith Carames
caramesk@sfusd.edu

A teacher and director living in San Francisco, Mr. Carames has consulted with Carole Shorenstein Hays at the historic Curran Theater , and has taught theatre arts ...more

Thank you to JLMS parent Vincent Leddy for the gorgeous photos he took for "Anthem," "Just in Case," and "Night at the Copa."

The Pacific Singers and Actors Workshop is a fall after-school program open to all JLMS students . With once-per-week 90-minute sessions over the course of 10 weeks, the Workshop presents classes in ...more

Opera star Michael Fabiano's ArtSmart brings professionally-taught, one-on-one, weekly voice lessons to public school students, free of charge. School by school, student by student, lesson by ...more

Opera ARIA (Arts Resources in Action) is the San Francisco Opera's suite of in-school arts education programs. ARIA programs connect professional, artistic and creative elements with classroom ...more

The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company unites artists and audiences through live theatre that is reflective of the authemtic perspectives and history of the San Francisco Bay Area. Through ...more

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Theatre Arts

"I don't demand perfection from my students.
But I do expect excellence."
-- Mr. C

ANNOUNCING AUDITIONS FOR

the 2018 Spring Musical

INFORMATIONAL MEETING:

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 in Mr. C’s Room 236 DURING BOTH LUNCHES – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

 

AUDITION DATES:

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11:  GENERAL AUDITIONS (requires sign-up with Mr. C)

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 :  CALL BACKS FOR COLD SCRIPT READINGS

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13:  CALL BACKS FOR LEARNING A NEW SONG

 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

SIGN UP FOR A GENERAL AUDITION SLOT IN MR. C’s ROOM 236.  EACH AUDITION WILL LAST 5 TO 10 MINUTES.  NO SHEET MUSIC REQUIRED. 

Students must prepare one verse and one chorus (60-90 seconds) from one of the following songs to sing SOLO, IN A DUET, OR IN A TRIO:

  • Do Doo Ron Ron by The Crystals
  • Rockin’ Robin by Bobby Day
  • Stand By Me by Ben E. King
  • Hey Jude by the Beatles
  • These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ by Nancy Sinatra
  • Earth Angel by The Penguins

"Anthem" (Nov. 2017)

In "Anthem: Songs of Hope & Resistence," Rock and Roll, Pop, Country, and Musical Theatre joined forces for one night as JLMS students sent a letter to the president telling him that they are not ...more

"Just In Case" (Spring 2017)

"Just In Case: Tales of an Immigrant Life" is an original musical set in the homes of three families -- one Jewish, one Latino, and one Syrian -- whose lives are affected by immigration. It was ...more

"Homecoming" (Spring 2016)

"Homecoming: A Night at the Copa" is an original musical revue with over 20 songs and dances. Set at a high school homecoming dance, it follows the journey of several students coping with issues ...more

"The Wizard of Oz" (Spring 2015)

ARE YOU A GOOD WITCH OR A BAD WITCH? JLMS presented "The Wizard of Oz" Monday 1/26 through Thursday 1/29 from 6-8pm. You can see a videos of the 1/29 performance here and the 1/28 performance here . ...more

Para español, vaya a la parte inferior de esta página y en la casilla "Select Language" elija "Spanish" de la lista de lenguajes.

Today: 2/19/18
1:00 PM No School - Presidents' Day Holiday

Theatre Arts Elective

In 6th and 7th grade, students may be assigned introductory or intermediate drama as one of their two semester-long enrichment classes. Eighth graders can request advanced drama for their year-long ...more

Spring Musical

Every December, students sign up to audition for a chance to participate in a fully realized and professionally mounted spring musical. Pre-audition workshops are offered that teach at least one ...more

Commendations

JLMS productions have received commendations from both the city and county of San Francisco and from the California State Assembly.

Behind the Scenes

JLMS @ the SF Opera

On November 16, 2017, Mr. Carames took 30 students to see "Manon" at the SF Opera, where they were able to meet tenor Michael Fabiano backstage before the performance.

EEA TOTY Award

On November 3, 2015, Mr. Carames received the Engineers Alliance for the Arts' Teacher of the Year Award for his work in their Student Impact Project.  Watch his acceptance speech here, where he talks about the importance of "building bridges" in students' lives.