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Welcome to Argonaut Drama!

Argonaut Drama Argonaut High Drama gives students knowledge and understanding of the ancient art of theatre through reading, analysis, discussion, rehearsal, stagecraft, and performance.

Beginning Drama focuses on the fundamentals of acting through improvisation, scene work, and the practicum of performance.

Advanced Drama builds on these skills, adding the components of classical acting and festival competition.

Stagecraft teaches students the technical aspects of theatrical production, allowing for hands-on practical work.

Yearly performance projects include talent showcases, a live holiday radio show, participation in regional theatre festivals, student-directed one-acts, children's theatre, and a yearly Shakespeare production.

Argonaut Drama has been regularly acknowledged for excellence in high school theatre, winning Gold (2016) and Silver (2020, 2013) for overall production at the Lenaea Theatre Festival, and Superior (2018, 2014) and Excellent (2016, 2015, 2013) at the Motherlode Drama Festival.

Contact Mrs. Flint at 209-257-7731 or email

Argonaut Drama presents 10th Annual Christmas Carol to Benefit Amador STARS

Argonaut Drama
On Friday, December 17, the Drama Department of Argonaut High School, together with a special appearance by members of the Argonaut Choir, will be joining forces with Hometown Radio to create a fabulous evening of holiday entertainment, including a one-hour staged reading of A Christmas Carol, with a specially crafted music score and live sound effects performed by the students.

The performance will be recorded live on KVGC 96.5 FM / 1340 AM, and broadcast during the holiday season.

In keeping with the true spirit of the holiday, this year, all funds raised will go to Amador STARS, a local charity that is "proud to help meet local cancer needs AND assist in the search for a cure."

The performance of A Christmas Carol is only one part of the evening's family-friendly festivities, guaranteed to get everyone into the holiday spirit. Doors open at 6pm for hot cocoa, treats, a dessert auction, special holiday surprises, and caroling by the Argonaut choir. A Christmas Carol will begin at 7pm.

Ticket prices are only $10 when purchased in advance, $15 at the door. Children aged 4-10 are $5 ($10 at the door). Because of the nature of the performance, a recorded-live broadcast, children younger than 4 are not recommended. As per guidelines, patrons should be prepared to wear masks when not eating or drinking.

To purchase tickets, see any Drama student, or print out the Ticket Order Form, which may be dropped off at the school. For more information, contact Mrs. Flint at

The production is sponsored by KVGC Hometown Radio 1340 AM; and the Jackson Rancheria (Drama’s 2021-2022 Season Sponsor).

Last update: 12/2021