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Seniors look to final show hopeful, sentimental

Seniors look to final show hopeful, sentimental

Maggie Klaers

March 3, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

As senior stage manager Nietzsche Deuel’s last show approaches, she said she can’t help but feel nostalgic looking back over her years in the theater program. “I know for me it’s going to be very sentimental and very emotional and very personal, but I hope that it will be the best one yet,” Deu...

Theater hosts Q&A after ‘The Amish Project’ performances

Theater hosts Q&A after ‘The Amish Project’ performances

Anika Hanson and Sophie Olmen

January 23, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

Senior crew member Rachel Mattson said the Q&A went very well for both the cast and crew of “The Amish Project” as well as the audiences that attended each performance. “It went a lot better than I expected, there were people who had really amazing questions that we’re thrown back by,...

Senior takes first lead role

Senior takes first lead role

Marta Hill

January 9, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

When senior Estelle Tronson first saw the cast list for the winter play, “The Amish Project,” she was surprised to find she had gotten a lead role. “I was really excited, because it is a named role and that is super awesome and exciting for me,” Tronson said. “The only other time I have be...

Junior takes on stage managing role

Junior takes on stage managing role

Isabel Kjaer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

According to junior KJ Preston Pepperell, throughout his high school career he has stage managed several shows, a role which requires a cool mindset under pressure and organizational skills. Preston Pepperell said theater has always been a part of life for him, so it was an obvious choice for him to ap...

‘Blithe Spirit’ plays with the idea of afterlife through comedy

‘Blithe Spirit’ plays with the idea of afterlife through comedy

Isaac Wahl

January 11, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment, Showcase

This winter, Noël Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” graces the Guthrie theater, giving audiences a comedic and compelling take on the afterlife. The play centers on Charles Condomine, a successful novelist who seeks to understand the ethereal world for his new book. To help him acquire this insight, C...

‘Big Fish’ concludes opening weekend

‘Big Fish’ concludes opening weekend

Nicole Sanford

November 14, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

Walking into the auditorium Sunday afternoon, freshman Lily Strathman said she knew very little about ‘Big Fish’ before attending. “My sister’s in it, (but) I knew nothing about ‘Big Fish.’ I didn’t know anything,” Strathman said. “(The show) was good, I expected it to be good.” ...

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...

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