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May 16, 2015 (El Cajon )--Upstart Theatre Company is proud to present its inaugural production, William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, hosted by the Valhalla Theatre Arts Department on June 4 and 5. Upstart, founded in 2015, is comprised of and run entirely by students from schools throughout the Grossmont Union High School District, dedicated to keeping classical works of theatre alive on the modern educational stage.

This is the first time ever that a fully student-run play has been produced at Valhalla, and the first time students from multiple schools have collaborated to perform a play. Directed by Christopher Torborg (Valhalla), and starring Ashley Brown (Monte Vista) as Viola and Joseph Chavez (Valhalla) as Orsino, this rollicking comedy takes us on a hysterical romp through 1930s Illyria, featuring mistaken identity and found love.

Two nights only: June 4 and 5 at 7pm in the Valhalla High School Theater, 1725 Hillsdale Road, El Cajon, CA. Tickets $10 for adults, $8 for students, $5 for children 5 and under/senior/military, available at: or by calling (619)593-5454.

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