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Review: Needs Improvment

Review: Needs Improvment

Charlotte Dresser, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

Only in improv can you sing a song about a dead cat, act out a party in Pete Buttigieg’s wine cellar or perform an autopsy on a living person. A fast-paced and hilarious performance by the Needs Improvment class on Friday, Jan. 10 in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium sent the audience into fits of laughter....

Inside Cutler’s world of tech

Inside Cutler’s world of tech

Adriana Schleipman, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

When watching a high school production, most people aren’t thinking about the set or the lighting changes. Often unseen by the audience, sophomore Kate Cutler works with tech at productions at the high school. Cutler is able to work through the difficulties of tech through determination, commitment,...

Company One uses theater as a vehicle for change

Company One uses theater as a vehicle for change

Anna Dong, News Editor

October 26, 2018

Undocumented immigrants. The American education system. A new lens on the Vietnam War. Boston’s award-winning Company One Theater produces thought-provoking plays that explore social justice issues. Since its inception in 1999, Company One has strived to use theater as a vehicle for social change. ...

AOM: Max Murphy

AOM: Max Murphy

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

The camera pans down to a full shot of a purple house and as the video shifts to a clip of a teenage boy waking up for school, MGMT’s “Time to Pretend” plays in the background. This music video, along with several other short films, all belong to senior Max Murphy’s YouTube channel where he shares...

Improv group focuses on group dynamic

Improv group focuses on group dynamic

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor

January 21, 2016

Improvised performance is an outlet for spontaneous artistic expression rather than the result of weeks of preparation. Fueled by the variability and risk associated with this type of drama, members of the high school’s improvised drama group, Needs Improvment, strive to strengthen each other in per...

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