TCOE Theatre Company extends workshops throughout Tulare County

This spring, the Theatre Company is increasing its number of workshops and spreading them throughout the county. In lieu of its annual spring production, the group is focusing on providing short performance training opportunities. “We will be offering a variety of our favorite workshops with concentrations on audition preparation, dance technique, vocal technique, and vocal […]

Annual Tech Rodeo returns virtually, includes sessions on social emotional learning

The Sixth Annual Tech Rodeo is scheduled virtually for Saturday, January 15 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The full-day educational technology conference features learning options for educators, administrators, and coaches to meet the needs of students in all grade levels, regardless of the content area or the devices/applications being used. Registration is open until […]

Young filmmakers invited to submit their work to annual Slick Rock Student Film Festival

Video entries for the 2022 Slick Rock Student Film Festival are due March 11. Middle and high school students living in Tulare, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, or Merced counties may enter videos in a total of 16 categories. New this year is a category entitled Opioids, Fentanyl & Marijuana, sponsored by the Tulare County […]

McKenna Friend-Hoffman named Theatre Company’s new choreographer

McKenna Friend-Hoffman, who has assisted on several recent Theatre Company productions, has been selected as the company’s new choreographer. Friend-Hoffman, an award-winning choreographer, succeeds Nicole Zweifel, who retired last week after more than 20 years of service. A classically-trained dancer since the age of seven, she has studied dance composition, production, and pedagogy at the […]

UPHS Robotics captures top prize at competition

On November 13, the University Preparatory High School (UPHS) robotics team, Arborbotics, traveled to Madera for a two-day robotics competition. The team is part of the FIRST Robotics Competition created by For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), an international youth organization that also created FIRST LEGO League Challenge and other competitions. The […]