Dana Brown Mainstage Theatre
Welcome to the Drama department for R.A. Long High School, located in Longview, Washington. We are Troupe 699 of the Educational Theatre Association.
We produce 3 main stage productions each year, including a play, a musical, and a holiday radio special. Students from all Longview Schools participate both on stage as performers and off stage as technicians.
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Dana Charles Brown 1945-2007
Dana Charles Brown was born on November 1, 1945 in Spokane, Washington to Charles and Virginia (Capps) Brown.
Growing up in Spokane, he got his first exposure to theatre in Dale Brannon's theatre program. After serving two years in the Navy during the Vietnam War, Dana went to college. He earned an AA Degree at Spokane Falls Community College. He received his Bachelors of Education and Theatre through Eastern Washington University, and later his Masters Degree in Humanities at Western Oregon University.
In 1979, he started at R.A. Long High School where he taught Drama and English. He left a lasting impression and his legacy continues on in our drama program today.