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Theatre seniors experience last curtain call

Theatre seniors experience last curtain call

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Rhea Johnston From a young age, Rhea Johnston has always been drawn to perform on the stage. She was first introduced to theatre at the age of three and has been doing it ever since. Through her four years in Perry’s theatre program, she has gotten the opportunity to play a variety of roles from...

The “Practically Perfect” musical makes its debut

The “Practically Perfect” musical makes its debut

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Before the curtain opened, the cast and crew of “Mary Poppins” had put in hours of grueling work and preparation for the best production possible. Auditions were held right after winter break and the crew had been preparing ever since. “Mary Poppins” finally hit the stage on April 13 followed...

Mary Poppins: a colorful production

Mary Poppins: a colorful production

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Theatre’s production of 'Mary Poppins' was a dazzling spectacle. With a grand set, bright costumes, and an exuberant cast, the stage was teeming with life and color. Performing this production at a high school seems like an odd choice, as the show is tailored more towards children. However, it i...

Unified program extends to the arts

Unified program extends to the arts

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under News

Perry’s special education program is supported with different groups like the Puma Pals or Unified Sports. These organizations aim to provide the students in the special education program with an opportunity to be more involved in school activities. There is a new addition to that list of clubs. Senior Emily Nar...

Construction concerns cause student speculation on campus

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under News

Over fall break, a construction site has replaced the once empty lot behind the bus barn. Many students have been speculating what is to be built on this lot with rumors swirling from things students want the construction to be, such as a new parking lot or a Dutch Bros., to what it actually is. Th...

Theatre takes on the Utah Shakespeare Festival

Theatre takes on the Utah Shakespeare Festival

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is an year round event taking place at Southern Utah University. High Schools across the United States come to compete in a two day competition and to enjoy the true pleasure of Shakespeare. Over fall break, theatre made a long journey up to Utah to compete and take part ...

“Twelfth Night” hits the stage after some bumps in the road

“Twelfth Night” hits the stage after some bumps in the road

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

House lights dim, stage lights come up and the curtain opens to reveal the cast and set of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” For the well-anticipated, amusing show, the cast was ready to entertain the audience in hopes to keep them on their toes. With weeks of preparation, opening night finally arrived ...

Theatre Company ready for Utah Shakespeare Competition

Theatre Company ready for Utah Shakespeare Competition

Ian Graham, Reporter

September 26, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The Theatre Company will be making their annual trip to the Utah Shakespeare Competition, rivalling other schools from around the country to celebrate Shakespearean language and culture. Thespians from the company will compete in monologue, duo scene, group scene, choreography, and improv competit...

Technical theatre prepares for Shakespeare’s comeback to the stage

Technical theatre prepares for Shakespeare’s comeback to the stage

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Shakespeare never dies in the theatre. “Twelfth Night” makes its debut on the stage this fall with a lot going on behind the curtains. “Twelfth Night”  is a comedy love triangle of androgynous love. In a story involving cross genders and unrequited love,  film studies teacher and Theatre...

Behind the curtains: Q & A with Maya Whitaker

Nicholas Sterling Ashcroft, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Everybody knows that creating a play can be tough, challenging, and difficult; it comes with the act of performing a play. However, those who don't get involved with productions may never know how tough it can be, unlike Maya Whitaker, a Junior, who directed Perry’s last theater production, Footloose....

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