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Acting for the camera: students set the stage in silence

December 3, 2020

“It's rewarding to tell a story without talking because we are very dependent on vocabulary and words in order to communicate,” theater teacher Haila VanHentenryck said. “It's liberating to discover...

An unusual start: Acting I turns Terkel’s interviews into monologues

December 3, 2020

For the first project of the year, the Upper Division Acting I Class released a series of video performances online. Their goal: bringing to life subjects interviewed by historian and journalist Studs...

Bomwell: A journey through jazz

Bomwell: A journey through jazz
November 20, 2020

“Music is the one thing that I could never give up,” said Michael Bomwell, music teacher and director of Wind Ensemble and Jazz Combo. “It's always giving something back to me. I learn something...

Lights, camera, Caesar

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November 14, 2020

Last Friday, the Horace Mann Theatre Company (HMTC) entertained the school with a staged reading of the political parody “How to Overthrow your Student Government (in 7 Easy Steps)” by playwright Ian...

Frights and delights

Frights and delights
November 14, 2020

On October 30, the Horace Mann Theatre Company (HMTC) put on a devised theatre production titled “'Twas the Night Before Halloween.” It was a series of eight vignettes inspired by fear in the world...

Orchestra pre-records winter concert

Orchestra pre-records winter concert
November 14, 2020

Three cameras panned the scene in Gross Theatre, capturing the music played by eager musicians, as the HM Orchestra recorded its semester virtual concert last Monday. Though it was the first time the whole...

Twitter and the Times: How students consume their news

Twitter and the Times: How students consume their news
November 8, 2020

Connor Bernard (11) thinks that most people, almost unconsciously, gravitate towards news sources that reaffirm their personal views, he said. Bernard used to read only sources that confirmed his personal...

Chin ’20 returns to the Theatre Department

Chin '20 returns to the Theatre Department
October 23, 2020

Visiting the Theatre Department was Dylan Chin’s ‘20 favorite part of his day as a student, and he just couldn’t stay away after he graduated, he said. Chin postponed his freshman year at Emerson...

Composers visit music class

Composers visit music class
October 15, 2020

Contrary to the name of the course, the Bach to Stravinsky: History of Music class decided to focus on the contemporary side of the music world by welcoming professional composers Anna Clyne, Jessie Montgomery,...

Shenanigan Show shines

Shenanigan Show shines
October 15, 2020

“It’s fun to be in the H-M-T-C!” sang Horace Mann Theater Company (HMTC) leadership in a catchy remake of the classic song Y.M.C.A. The song continued as students logged onto Zoom to watch the first...

Kolinski: A life’s purpose

Kolinski: A life's purpose
October 9, 2020

From the big Broadway stage to the television screen, Theatre, Dance & Film Studies Department Chair Alison Kolinski is no stranger to a large audience. When Kolinski was three years old, her mom...

Paulson (10) turns doodles into dancers

Paulson (10) turns doodles into dancers
October 2, 2020

When Giselle Paulson (10) began scribbling dancing stick figures into the corner of her French textbook in fifth grade, she didn’t realize that the hobby would later become a cherished part of her life....

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