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Theater successfully concludes final production

Theater successfully concludes final production

Sumaya Mohamed and D’aviyan Robinson
May 8, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase, Student Life

After wrapping up the theater production “Sense and Sensibility”, theater director Jodi Hatzenbeller said she feels pleased with the results of the final performances of the year. “I’m incredibly proud of the work the students did, from the tech elements all the way to the last moment of the...

Sophomore attends freshman year at performing arts school

Sophomore attends freshman year at performing arts school

D'aviyan Robinson, writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Profiles, Student Profiles

After years of longing to enroll in a school of arts, sophomore Greta Nackerud said she attended the Main Street School of Performing Arts her freshman year of high school. “I really wanted to go to an arts school ever since I was little because I have a lot of friends who went to Fair,” Nack...

Junior enjoys working behind-the-scenes

Junior enjoys working behind-the-scenes

Eleanor Kline-Olson
April 25, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

While skeptical at first, junior Jake Henry now appreciates his experience working with the theater light crew. Henry said his interest in joining the lights crew became relevant after not being cast as a character in a show his freshman year. “I (joined the light crew) because I wasn’t cast...

Choir to perform ‘Sweeney Todd’

Choir to perform ‘Sweeney Todd’

Alex Balfor, Elise Riley, and Sophie Yarosh
March 3, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

After beginning preparations as early as July, junior Thomas Bryant said he's looking forward to finally seeing the choir production of “Sweeney Todd“ come together. According to director John Myszkowski, the choir will perform “Sweeney Todd,” a show rooting from 19th century tabloid drama. ...

Theater prepares for winter one act

Theater prepares for winter one act

Will Huyck and D'aviyan Robinson
January 11, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities

    When sophomore cast member Emma Kempf thinks about theater’s upcoming show, “The Anatomy of Gray,” she feels eager to have the opportunity to see the shows of the other schools. “I am looking forward to seeing the other one acts from the other schools and kind of just seeing the theate...

Fall musical wraps up

Fall musical wraps up

D'aviyan Robinson, Hanna Schechter, and Willard Huyck
December 4, 2016
Filed under School clubs and activities

Junior cast member Maddy Kapel loved performing throughout the duration of the fall musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone”. Kapel said she felt comfortable on stage and appreciates the experience. “The stage is like a second home for me. I love being up there and doing the things I love to do,” ...

Actors dive into fall musical rehearsals

Actors dive into fall musical rehearsals

Raphy Gendler and Dani Orloff
September 17, 2016
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

When rehearsing for the fall musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” senior Elise Bargman feels a sense of unity among the actors and looks forward to working with all of the cast members. According to Bargman, the cast and crew embraces everyone and “The Drowsy Chaperone” provides the perfect back...

Theater produces interactive performance

Theater produces interactive performance

Abby Hickstein
November 12, 2015
Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

Bone said she looks forward to the musical because she has a larger role than in previous productions. “I am most excited because this is one of the biggest roles I have ever had in a musical. Most of the time I have had small ensemble parts, but in this musical there really are not ense...

Reliving the ’40s at Park

Reliving the ’40s at Park

Josh Anderson and Caroline Ahlgrim
January 16, 2013
Filed under Student Life

Park theater is opening Joe Landry's "Vintage Hitchcock," a 1940 style radio broadcast   The theater department is expanding its horizons, opening “Vintage HItchcock” this weekend, a performance that includes intrigue, espionage and murder. Since November, 49 Park students have been working ...

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