Performing Arts Section :: Page 20
As Mills Lawn students rehearse Disney’s Jungle Book for the all-school musical this year, they have begun to investigate not just the animated India, but the real life India as well.
Due to recent cuts in the school district budget, some students have chosen to use their senior projects as a way to give back to programs that have been important to them, and that now face decreased funding.
The YSHS theater program has inspired Lauren Westendorf and Donovan Berends, so the duo is holding a musical review featuring songs from Broadway musicals to raise money for the program as their senior project.
Chamber Music Yellow Springs presents the Poulenc Trio tonight, at 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church.
In 1979 a writer and teacher named Phillip Lopate decided to have his fifth- and sixth-grade students at PS 75 in New York City stage a production of Uncle Vanya on Broadway. Thirty years later, one of those students, Sasha Waters Freyer, has made a film, Chekhov for Children.
The YSHS Drama Club presents The Importance of Being Earnest tonight, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. and tomorrow, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym. The play continues next weekend.
On Saturday, Oct. 23, area zombies descended on the Bryan Center gym to dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” at the same time that thousands danced it all over the world. “Thrill The World” is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of “Thriller.”
The Senior Center hosts regular sessions of Qigong, the Chinese art of energy manipulation.
When a new pit orchestra conductor was needed three weeks before the opening of last spring’s high school musical, the Yellow Springs High School Theatre Arts Association, or YSHSTAA, scrambled to find one. When concerns about censorship of student-written plays arose…
Highlights from “Hey, That’s A Nice Bike”, a meta philosophic dramatic sketch comedy performance put on by the 3rd Friday Players during Art Stroll on Friday, Oct. 15.