Trick or Treat, Smell my Feet: Running With Scissors’ Improv Horror Show

Bathed in spotlights, senior Jon Ma and freshman Brian Isele entertain the audience at the improv show Friday, Oct. 25.

Emma Caplinger, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor

October 28, 2019

Under spooky purple lights and a carefully curated soundtrack, I went into Running with Scissors’ Improv Horror Show Oct. 25 ready for some quality comedy. The team fully committed to their theme: the aforementioned purple lights and soundtrack and the team names for the night (“Clowns,” “Kin...

A perfect storm: Running with Scissors Improv show receives thunderous applause

Throwing himself to the ground, senior Hayden Riehl and freshman Ross Harter improvise a scene together. Harter and Riehl were on team “Fashion Disaster” as part of the show’s “Perfect Storm” theme.

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

October 30, 2018

No sex, no drugs, no rock ‘n’ roll (and definitely no smooth jazz)–these are the only restrictions you’ll find at your average Running with Scissors Improv show. Following the first “Perfect Storm” of a show Oct. 26, I can guarantee you that none of these things are necessary: you’ll find yourself h...

Inside an Improv Show

Freshman Clare Weaver and junior Derek Isele perform an improv scene.

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.

The Running with Scissors Improv team presents a spooktacular show

Playing an improv game, juniors Kayla Bell, Kennedy Brown, Hayden Riehl and Ann Truka act out a scene at an after school improv session.

Claire Smout and Carson Lolley

October 28, 2016

“Improv is so much fun for me because it is not something I would normally do. It puts me out of my comfort zone and that is really cool to experience,” Lolley said.

Improv team improves with new talent

Freshman Allani Gordon attends practice as senior Steven Ou lounges behind her.

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

November 17, 2015

With only four out of 20 members with experience, The Running With Scissors Improv Team is back for another year.

Jurassic-prov Improv Show

The entire team ends the show with a funny pose for the photographer. The team will have another show in May 8.

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

May 4, 2015

After various rescheduling issues, the Improv Team preformed on April 10. The theme was Jurassic Park.

SLAPstick humor

SLAPstick humor

Sarah Burnham, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015

While caught up in the typical antics of theatre, sophomore Kent Robinson, senior Doug Browne and sophomore Caroline Vogl take center stage during the Apr. 10 improv show.

Acting on the spot

Acting on the spot

Sohia McMorrow, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

Holding a pretend beach ball, freshman Lexi Heacock improvises in a beach scene where she kicks down a sandcastle. Heacock had one line to try to explain her actions. Although this was Heacock’s first year of Improv, she has participated in theater for four years. “I believe Improv will help me to...

New and improv-d Running with Scissors

“I think the captains were very welcoming and saw the potential in people which I really liked. Overall I think they are really helpful with critique after every scene,” junior Audrey Frost said.

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

With 14 members, Running with Scissors returns this year with a fall show on Nov. 14.

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