Aspiring actors and performers spend their senior year auditioning for countless collegiate training programs.

The truth about Acting School applications

Arden Dickson, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

Aspiring to become a famous actor at a young age is a phase most can relate to. We are drawn to the glitz and glam of the industry, the pretty costumes, the expensive parties and the adoration that follows....

Junior Arden Dickson acts out applying makeup onstage. Dickson believes that acting teaches you how to tell a story, which is also important for singing. This led her to create her blog where she shares her experiences with friends and family. “I have heard people [respond with] ‘thank you for sharing’ or ‘I have been in a similar situation myself,’ so it's good to hear that other people are also facing similar situations and that my work is helping others.”

Creating the blog “Good Song, Good Soul,” junior Arden Dickson shares lessons

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer February 4, 2020

Publishing her first post in December 2019, junior Arden Dickson writes her blog “Good Song, Good Soul” about her passion for music and acting to remind herself of her writing roots and share experiences...

Performing in the musical “Seussical,” sophomore Anna Stephens dances and sings on stage in a purple dress alongside two other performers, playing one of the Bird Girls, a supporting lead role. Stephens was cast in the production through a local company called Spotlight Productions. “I loved getting to be sassy and have fun with my friends on stage. The Bird Girls helped narrate throughout the story and I loved the costumes very much,” Stephens said.

Sophomore Anna Stephens steps into the spotlight

Claire LeDuc, Staff Writer August 20, 2019

Reading an article she wrote in front of her fifth grade class, sophomore Anna Stephens discovered a talent and comfort for speaking in front of crowds. With her first performance under her belt, Stephens...

Inside an Improv Show

Tyler Kinzy, Sports Editor May 24, 2018

We took an inside look at the Running With Scissors Improv Team and their final show of the year May 4, 2018.

Students collaborate to produce original film “Glitch”

Maria Newton, Staff Writer March 19, 2018

Senior Emily Foy and juniors Dani Fischer and Kristin Priest went on a self-led expedition to write, film and produce an original short film this semester. They did this through an independent study sponsored...

In the play, sophomore Patrick Clover plays Phil, a narrow-minded character.

How acting changed sophomore Patrick Clover’s life

Bennett Davis, Staff Writer March 8, 2017

Sophomore Patrick Clover moved to MO in fifth grade and played football. As the new year dawns on his sophomore year in high school, acting has become a larger force in his life. Clover began his acting...

Scandal on the set

Scandal on the set

Mary Moriarity, Staff Writer April 20, 2015

While reading through a script, junior Sidney Baker and senior Drew Silverberg rehearse their lines from a play called “The Misanthrope.”  Baker and Silverberg played a married couple, but near the...

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