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Viola Lives Matter: Students lose passion for extracurricular activities, result of pressures of maintaining this school’s reputation

Viola Lives Matter: Students lose passion for extracurricular activities, result of pressures of maintaining this school’s reputation

Natalie Khamis

April 19, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

After almost six years of playing the viola, performing in over 20 concerts, and countless hours of practicing, I can confidently say orchestra holds a special place in my heart. From receiving my very first piece of sheet music to performing a whole symphony, that place in my heart grew and my love for ...

After winter performance, theater group moves on to ComedySportz

Aniket Biswal

March 1, 2019


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

On February 7 to 9, the theater group had conducted a winter performance called “Aladdin”. Jim Peterson, the director of the play, said that he felt proud of his team and group of what they did for that play, especially with some time lost from snow days. Now, the next items on the list is ComedySp...

Aladdin ready to perform

Aniket Biswal

February 6, 2019


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The play Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp will premiere February 7-9, each starting at 7 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham auditorium at CHS. The play is directed by James Peterson, a theater instructor at CHS, and who is taking over the role from Maggie Cassidy, the director of the fall play. The group began reh...

Fall play right around the corner

Aniket Biswal

November 10, 2018


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The fall production, The Sparrow, is about to premiere next week at the high school auditorium. It showcases on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of next week. Right now, the theater group is putting the final touches on their production and they are getting ready to perform at the big stage. Allie Crawford, the...

A Different Kind of Artist: Q&A with junior Charlotte Seidensticker, stage and special effects makeup artist

A Different Kind of Artist: Q&A with junior  Charlotte Seidensticker,  stage and special effects  makeup artist

Hannah Glazier, Entertainment Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under 15 MINUTES OF FAME, Recent Updates, Top Story

How did you get into makeup? It kind of started that I was just watching makeup youtube videos and thought, “Oh this is cool. I'm going to see if my mom can get me makeup at the drugstore and I try that.” Freshman year I joined makeup crew for the fall play and it ended up being fun and I enj...

The Fear Farm holds openings for individuals to volunteer as haunters

The Fear Farm holds openings for individuals to volunteer as haunters

Emily Worrell, Reporter

October 13, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates

This October, Rising Stars and the theater and film department had planned to team up with Indiana Fear Farm for a unique fundraiser where student actors volunteer as “scarers” for the Fear Farm to earn money for their department. Sabrina Kent-Doolan, Indiana Fear Farm employee, said this is something th...

PREVIEW: Summer Teen Theatre Productions

PREVIEW: Summer Teen Theatre Productions

blogs

April 13, 2016


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With the end of the school year fast approaching, many students are wondering what to do with their summers. While there’s always the option of laying in bed the whole time, watching Netflix, why not try doing something you love? If theatre is what you’re passionate about, try auditioning for one ...

“Fences” at IRT showcases phenomenal actors, strong message

“Fences” at IRT showcases phenomenal actors, strong message

blogs

March 23, 2016


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The Indiana Repertory Theater (IRT) is widely known as one of the most prestigious theaters in all of Indiana. Knowing this, I came into their theater to watch the show “Fences” expecting to be amazed. I was not disappointed. In fact, I was blown away by the pure talent and emotional range of the acto...

Top five movie musicals

Top five movie musicals

blogs

March 9, 2016


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As fun as it is, theater-going is an expensive hobby: community theater ticket prices range from 10 to 50 dollars, and if you want to go somewhere professional, like Beef & Boards or Broadway in Indianapolis, the prices can skyrocket into the hundreds. Luckily, there are hundreds of movie versions ...

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Auditions: How to handle the toughest part of the process

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Auditions: How to handle the toughest part of the process

blogs

February 24, 2016


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With auditions for “Godspell,” the spring musical, coming up, auditions are something on many student thespians’ minds. As an actress, I have attended many successful and not-so-successful auditions. The thing is, no matter how many shows I am in and how many I audition for, the word “audition” wi...