Edgar Allan Poe

'Mystifique': a unique take on Poe works to haunt CCA campus

'Mystifique': a unique take on Poe works to haunt CCA campus

Canyon Crest Academy’s Envision Theatre Arts performers will interpret the fantastic terrors of the works of Edgar Allan Poe through a “macabre masquerade” of acting, movement, music, rhythmic gymnastics, tap dancing and even puppets.

“Mystifique,” a devised performance created in partnership with Blindspot Collective and Diversionary Theatre, will be staged on Oct. 27 - 28 at 7 p.m. and Nov 2-4 and Nov. 7-9 at 7 p.m. While the performers rehearse on a set on stage, the piece will be performed in a “mysterious location on the Canyon Crest campus.”

Jeannine Marquie, the theatre coordinator at CCA, said that Poe was a perfect fit for both the time of year with his Halloween-y,...

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