• First quarter wraps up: no school Oct. 18-19.
  • Oct. 11 Senior Speeches: Sam Steinhacker, Tommy Stolpestad, Tom Kuriscak, Sam Hanson
  • The Upper School Grand Opening is tomorrow at 6:30 p.m.

The Rubicon

Spring Musical transports audience into twisted fairy tales

Spring Musical transports audience into twisted fairy tales

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline Editor

May 20, 2019

This 2019 version of Into the Woods was a successful performance, beautifully executed.

Every(man) examines the themes of life

Every(man) examines the themes of life

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

September 25, 2018

Theater Department Director Eric Severson has anounced that the fall play for 2018 is Everyman. It incorporates characters as metaphors for life themes, which will hopefully cause the audience and actors to reflect on the world and people's roles. The play will be on Nov. 16 and 17 in the Huss Center.

US Theater takes on Rent

US Theater takes on Rent

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief

May 21, 2018

For the cast and crew of Rent, the production provided both a history lesson and an opportunity to walk in another person's shoes.

[THEATER REVIEW] The Secret in the Wings created unique and refreshing entertainment

[THEATER REVIEW] The Secret in the Wings created unique and refreshing entertainment

Noah Raaum, Videographer

November 22, 2017

The Secret in the Wings is a play full of twisted fairy tales, nightmares and death.

Classical Actors Ensemble will inhabit Huss Center stage to perform As You Like It

Classical Actors Ensemble will inhabit Huss Center stage to perform As You Like It

Clare Tipler, RubicOnline Production Manager

February 15, 2017

The Classical Actors Ensemble will perform As You Like It for SPA on the Huss Center stage on Feb. 15. Students in Shakespeare, ninth graders, and those with period 4 free are welcome to attend.

Students prepare for spring musical Les Misérables

Students prepare for spring musical <em>Les Misérables</em>

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2016

The Upper School spring musical Les Misérables began rehearsing before spring break. Students have been practicing choreography, singing, and acting with the guidance of US Theater Director Eric Severson. Performance dates are on May 20-21 at 7:00 p.m. and May 22 at 4:00 p.m. in the Huss Center.

Performing arts programs empower students

Performing arts programs empower students

Riley Wheaton, Columnist

January 13, 2016

Performing arts programs not only improve standardized tests scores and provide an effective way to teach kinesthetic learners, but also support the development of empathy and tolerance.

The Laramie Project offers numbing truth

The Laramie Project offers numbing truth

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

December 7, 2015

The Laramie Project was performed at the Huss Center for Performing Arts on Nov. 20 and Nov 21.

First play in the Huss Center is also a world premiere

First play in the Huss Center is also a world premiere

Jonah Harrison, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015

Middle School theater season begins with the world premier of Dizzy Fantastic and Her Flying Bicycle written by Middle and Upper School English teacher Andy Hueller.

Urinetown showers audience with social commentary

Urinetown showers audience with social commentary

Meghan Joyce, Chief Visual Editor

May 29, 2015

In the dystopian future city Urinetown has quite literally gone down the toilet. One certainly wouldn’t want to live in the world where this musical is set, but every aspect of its production was sensational to experience.