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Caskey breaks common stereotype, pursues theatre and sports

Caskey breaks common stereotype, pursues theatre and sports

Toby Weiss, Camera Editor

April 5, 2019

Many students spend their free time participating in after school activities such as sports. Others chose more social activities like theatre or clubs. Typically, most students who participate in one tend to stray away from the other, but that is not always the case. Senior John Caskey has been involved...

‘Animal Farm’ cast soon will take one act competition by storm

‘Animal Farm’ cast soon will take one act competition by storm

Taylor Lee, Distrubution Reporter

February 6, 2019

Last year’s One Act team performed “Scenes from Metamorphoses” and, for the first time in history, went to the Minnesota State High School League [MSHSL] State One Act competition. However, they did not Star at the competition, which is similar to receiving a trophy in sport competitions. The team ...

Puhrmann anything but ‘On Her Own’ as Éponine

Puhrmann anything but ‘On Her Own’ as Éponine

Haley Nelson, Online Editor

January 11, 2019

“I said okay Molly, you're not a track star. You are not a basketball star. Go try out for the musical. You can do this…” Molly Puhrmann, senior and lead of the musical, told herself as she prepared for her audition in the school musical, Les Miserables. Music, a large passion of Puhrmann's, started seven years ago and has not diminished one bit. “I'v...

Importance in theater rises above actors onstage

Importance in theater rises above actors onstage

Ben Wicklund, Social Media Reporter

December 5, 2016

"All human happiness or misery takes the form of action," Greek philosopher Aristotle said in his famous Poetics. The ability to represent the thoughts and feelings of beings other than oneself in nothing but outward actions is a craft that few completely master. The importance of theater rises...

24 Hour Play Festival immerses students in theatre

24 Hour Play Festival immerses students in theatre

Liv Krusinski, In-Studio Video Team Director

April 27, 2016

One way to get a taste of theatre is to audition for a show and take a few months and really get to know the way things work around there. This year, the theatre department decided to put a new twist into the recruiting of new members. The 24 Hour Film Festival is the key to getting completely immersed in ...

Sadow brings a new light to the stage

Sadow brings a new light to the stage

Adam Sutcliffe, In-Studio Director

October 20, 2015

Whether he is on the stage coordinating a particularly tricky scene for a student to get the hang of, or backstage talking with his co-directors, or in the house simply watching his students perform, new theater coordinator Grif Sadow has begun a new period of theater for the school. "I went to a ...

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Emily Lodahl

October 31, 2013

One of the world’s most loved musical-fantasies, The Wizard of Oz, is coming to Stillwater Area High School. With influence from the books and movies, the play will differ slightly as there are new characters and scenes. The production will show on Nov. 1- 2 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. in the SAHS auditorium. Tickets went on sale Oct. 14. Adult ticket pr...

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