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Spontaneous Generation humors audience with four nights of improvisation

Savannah Bond April 14, 2022

Spontaneous Generation brought tears of laughter to the audience’s eyes with improvised skits and clever comebacks. Directed by senior Sam Melville and junior Ella Reid, Spon Gen ran  March 30 to April...

Spon Gen actors participate in a improvised musical about English teacher Adam George. (Photo by Arjun Shatkin)

Spon Gen impresses with quick-thinking, humorous improv

Arjun Shatkin May 9, 2019

Audience members excitedly ran onto the stage to collaborate with cast members during Spontaneous Generation’s (Spon Gen’s) several memorable improv games. Using their creativity and with the assistance...

SponGen delights with whimsical improv

SponGen delights with whimsical improv

Carolyn McDonald April 26, 2018

From theatrical games, to dance transitions, to comical music numbers, North’s improvisational troupe Spontaneous Generation pleased crowds during its 20th anniversary performances. The show, directed...

Review: Actors showcase improv skills in Spontaneous Generation

Review: Actors showcase improv skills in Spontaneous Generation

Rose Bostwick April 10, 2015

by Rose Bostwick Actors clad in bright yellow “Spontaneous Generation University” sweatshirts thrilled audiences with improvised scenes, songs, and dances at yesterday’s hilarious opening night...

The cast of Spontaneous Generation rehearses one of its improvisational games. Photo by Devin Perlo.

Preview: Spontaneous Generation to showcase hilarious, diverse improvisational performance

Rose Bostwick March 30, 2015

by Rose Bostwick Spontaneous Generation,to run in the Little Theatre Wednesday, April 8 through Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m, is an unscripted improvisation show which relies on audience participation...

Preview: All-inclusive show to celebrate improvisation

The Newtonite December 10, 2012

by Maxwell Kozlov “Improv Jam” is an improvisational Theatre Ink production that will take place Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. in the little theatre. “Improv Jam is a casual, fun night of short-form...

Preview: 'Improv Jam' open to all who want to participate

The Newtonite April 10, 2012

by Leah Budson Improvisation gives someone the ability “to be whatever he or she wants” because the acting is not scripted, said junior Nick Rodriguez, who will be directing “Improv Jam.” “For...

Review: Spontaneous Generation improvises comedic performance

The Newtonite March 29, 2012

  by Peter Diamond Eleven actors created impromptu comedy for a live audience last night at 7:30 p.m. in the little theatre. These students comprise the cast of this school’s annual improvisational...

Comedians prepare for improvisation show

The Newtonite March 19, 2012

[media-credit name="Jenny Lewis" align="alignnone" width="245"][/media-credit]Junior Jack Reibstein and senior Charlie Beers rehearse for "Spontaneous Generation" in the little theatre. by Peter Diamond This...

Artist of the month: Sophomore takes advantage of Theatre Ink opportunities

The Newtonite March 15, 2012

[media-credit name="Jenny Lewis" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Sophomore Kelsey Fox and freshman Elena Rodriguez rehearse for "Spontaneous Generation." by Leah Budson Many actors dream of...

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