Ramayana

Ramayana Character project art

Finding Humanity and Honoring the Process: Ramayana! Character Projects

To truly embody a character requires the actor to see and experience the world from that character’s perspective. Discovering a connection to character takes detective work, personal reflection and an embracing of the journey. Aside from spontaneous discoveries within rehearsal, another method…

Mary Supriya McDonald

Integrity, Leadership and Day-to-Day Kindness: Supriya McDonald

Mary Supriya McDonald, teacher and head of school, joined Mount Madonna School in 1987 and is retiring at the end of the current school year. Alumna Haley Campbell (’02) spoke with McDonald in December 2019, and shares this revealing profile. It was…

Aptos Times: Gitanjali & Friends, Concert Presented by Mount Madonna School Performing Arts

Aptos Times, 2/15/2020, “Gitanjali & Friends: Concert Presented by Mount Madonna School Performing Arts.” Mount Madonna School (MMS) music teacher Gitanjali Lori Rivera will join with students past and present, and current faculty in a celebration of music 7-9 p.m., March 7…

The Connection, 2018-19

  The Connection, 2018-19, an annual publication for families, friends and alumni of Mount Madonna School. Click on the above image to load  and view the content in a ‘page-turning’ format or download the PDF.

Glimpses of the 41st annual Ramayana! from Sitaarre TV

Thank you to our friends at SITAARRE TV for the time and care that went into the interviews with cast and Director Sampad Kachuck, Sadanand Mailliard and Head of School Supriya McDonald at  Mount Madonna School’s 41st annual Ramayana!. Click on each photo to view a…

Preston Merchant’s 2019 Commemorative Ramayana! Photobook Available

Many of you in the Mount Madonna School and Mount Madonna Center community may have had a chance to connect with photographer Preston Merchant at Ramayana! recently. This is Preston’s sixth year documenting the Ramayana! through behind the scenes images! We are…