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Student actors perform outside of school

Student actors perform outside of school

Gabriel Kaplan and Maria Perez-Barriga

January 21, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

Senior Greta Nackerud, who was a part of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” at the Minneapolis Children’s Theater Company, said she found herself acting in productions beyond the high school for several reasons. “At some point when I was in seventh grade, I decided I wanted to be a famous actor....

Theater performs opening night of ‘9 to 5 the Musical’

Theater performs opening night of ‘9 to 5 the Musical’

Maggie Klaers and Sofia Seewald

November 10, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

According to sophomore lead cast member Phoebe McKinney, hard work during tech week and a successful final dress rehearsal contributed to a strong opening night performance. “Tonight went so well, I’m so proud of how far we’ve come in the last week,” McKinney said. “Last night’s dress rehea...

Stage manager for ‘9 to 5 the Musical’ works towards success

Stage manager for ‘9 to 5 the Musical’ works towards success

Sofia Seewald and Maggie Klaers

October 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Profiles

Senior Nietzsche Deuel said she has enjoyed working with both the cast and crew for ‘9 to 5 the Musical’ and previous theater productions as the stage manager. “I get to work with all the parts of theater, because usually cast works with cast and crew works with crew, but as stage manager I...

Theater to put on ‘9 to 5 the Musical’ this fall

Theater to put on ‘9 to 5 the Musical’ this fall

Sofia Seewald and Maggie Klaers

September 18, 2018


Filed under Student Life

According to theater director Jodi Hatzenbeller, the upcoming fall performance, “9 to 5 the Musical,” is a ‘70s show based around sexism in the workplace. “The musical is based on a movie that came out in the 1980s, but is actually set in the late ‘70s, and it’s this workplace revenge...

High schoolers looking back, helping out

High schoolers looking back, helping out

Ndunzi Kunsunga

June 4, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

According to sophomore student director Sam Sietsema, he began helping with the middle school shows early last school year. “The fall of last school year I went to (Lillian) Zumberg and asked, ‘do you want help from student directors’ because we have had student directors for the middle school...

Actors prepare for fall musical

Actors prepare for fall musical

Raphy Gendler and Dani Orloff

September 9, 2016


Filed under School clubs and activities

As sophomore Jenna Cook exited her audition for the fall musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” she felt proud of her effort, but kept a realistic viewpoint.   Cook said she wants to continue being active in the theater program and would feel content with any role in the musical. “As of right ...

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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