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'Taking Center Stage': La Costa Canyon Theatre Dept. presents Les Miserables

'Taking Center Stage': La Costa Canyon Theatre Dept. presents Les Miserables

La Costa Canyon (LCC) High School’s Theatre department was once coined a “ghost town.” Several years ago, there were barely enough students to fill two theatre classes and participation in theatre was unpopular in an athletic-driven environment.

That perception has changed dramatically with the entrance of Theatre Arts Director Brad Golden who, in 2015, saw an opportunity to develop the program into what it is now one of the area’s most promising high school theatre departments.

Three years into his vision, the buzz is real. Through Golden’s drive and tireless commitment the program has successfully taken on seven challenging shows that might intimidate other less assertive...

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