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Senior directors enjoy creative freedom of one-acts

Senior directors enjoy creative freedom of one-acts

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline

February 7, 2020

From directing to experimenting with having three additional characters, the annual one-acts that happened last Friday were full of new experiences for students who directed them. 

“Sorry, Wrong Number” builds suspense, bonding

“Sorry, Wrong Number” builds suspense, bonding

February 17, 2018

Senior Noa Carlson said her favorite part of the directing process was selecting bonding activities for the cast.

“Peter/Wendy” offers a fresh, more chilling child’s story

“Peter/Wendy” offers a fresh, more chilling child’s story

February 17, 2018

The Peter/Wendy script came to US theater director Eric Severson through alumnae Maggie Vlietstra ('16) who was in a summer production of it at Northwestern.

“Our Place” lets Shrestha bring her ideas to life

“Our Place” lets Shrestha bring her ideas to life

February 17, 2018

A single director takes on a one-act with four stories.

Peter/Wendy earns starred performance at state

Peter/Wendy earns starred performance at state

News in Brief

February 9, 2018

Judges rave over Peter/Wendy performance.

One Act performances spotlight senior directors, MSHSL show

One Act performances spotlight senior directors, MSHSL show

Iya Abdulkarim, Editor in Chief

January 29, 2018

Four student-directed shows and the MSHSL competition one act took the stage on Jan. 27

One Acts give seniors new directing experience

One Acts give seniors new directing experience

Griffin Thissen, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

Seniors cast actors for annual One Acts.

Seniors step off stage to direct their own One Act Plays

Seniors step off stage to direct their own One Act Plays

Lauren Boettcher, News Editor

February 27, 2016

The St. Paul Academy and Summit School Winter One Acts were preformed on Jan. 29 in the Huss Auditorium. Senior directors provide some insight into the process and their One Acts.

Metamorphosis places second at sections

Metamorphosis places second at sections

Eva Perez-Greene, In Depth Editor

February 12, 2014

Sophomore Jack Romans has been doing a lot of stretching and some yoga here and there in preparation for his lead role in St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s rendition of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis. Annually, Upper School theater director Eric Severson directs a one act to compete in the Minnesot...

Cast self-directs The Zig-Zag Woman

Cast self-directs The Zig-Zag Woman

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2014

A man walks into a restaurant, and orders enough hamburgers to feed a large family. Tucking into the food, he recounts a story of a disastrous affair he had in Italy—the story ends with his girlfriend screaming at him while airport security forcibly removes her from a flight home. But, the man says...

Gallery: Casts and crews prepare for One Act performances

Gallery: Casts and crews prepare for One Act performances

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2014

Keep up with all news related to the Winter One Acts by reading stories tagged with "one acts," found here.