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Costume design teacher Natalie Chaidezs studio sits next to the Theatre Ink production board.

North welcomes its newest Head of Costume Design

Aaron Spetter-Goldstein January 26, 2023

From a very young age, costume design teacher Natalie Chaidez has loved anything and everything involving theater. Starting off in local productions, Chaidez made her way into North’s theater program,...

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North’s costume department enriches theater production through detailed character designs

Sophie Mathewson May 15, 2022

Tucked away next to the Little Theatre on the first floor, the costumes shop and makeup rooms are bustling with students, busily working. Racks line the walls, with pieces ranging from light satin dresses,...

(photo courtesy of TheatreInk)

Much Ado About Nothing livens theater with roller derby

Emma Brignall April 28, 2022

North and South's recent play opened not with typical Shakespearean dialogue, nor with the actors walking onstage, but with a roller derby bout. Every year North and South put on a joint Shakespeare show...

(photo courtesy of Theatre Ink)

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...

(photo courtesy of Theatre Ink)

Spontaneous Generation will provide unscripted fun

Leah Ziskin March 31, 2022

Spontaneous Generation looks to humor audiences through various improvisational comedy games. Directed by seniors Ella Reid and Sam Melville, the show will run Mar. 30-Apr. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little...

(photo courtesy of TheatreInk)

Much Ado About Nothing combines theater with roller derby

March 19, 2022

Much Ado About Nothing promises to deliver an exciting new spin on a Shakespeare classic. The show, directed by Newton South English teacher Jasmine Lellock, will run March 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lab...

Winterfest Serenades Audience with Diverse Selections

Winterfest Serenades Audience with Diverse Selections

Antonio Batista-Ciani March 7, 2022

The Wind Ensemble and Symphonic band, directed by Richard Labedz, the Combined Choruses, directed by Sheldon Reid, and the Vocal Ensemble and Orchestra, directed by Adam Grossman, assembled in the Lasker...

(photo from Theatre Ink)

Improv Jam Humors Audience with Mortician, Frogs

Emma Brignall March 3, 2022

From the improvised skits to the actual jars of jam they handed out, Improv Jam brought joy and laughter to its audience. Directed by senior Sam Melville and junior Ella Reid, the show ran Feb. 17 at 7:00...

(photo from Theatre Ink)

Nitrous Oxide Preview

Leah Ziskin February 9, 2022

Nitrous Oxide promises laughter for all those who attend through cast-written comedic sketches Feb. 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre.   Directed by seniors Luka Ross and Sam Braithwaite,...

Artwork by students of color was displayed outside the Little Theatre for the audience to see. (Photo by Emma Brignall)

Lost and Found highlights BIPOC perspectives through stories

Angela Nie February 2, 2022

Lost and Found provided students of color an opportunity to share their personal, insightful stories about race and identity. Directed by seniors Olivia Helfrich-Tapia, Ben Tang, and junior Abby Puduseril,...

(Photo from Theatre Ink)

‘Spelling Bee’ tells amusing story through unique, elementary approach

Emma Burns December 8, 2021

Chalk full of individualistic, quirky fourth and fifth graders, Theatre Ink’s Spelling Bee runs December 8-11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theater. Directed by seniors Molly Greenwold and Tal Pemstein,...

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'Goodbye Charles' discusses serious topics through comedic lense

Emma Brignall November 15, 2021

Goodbye Charles set the stage as Theatre Ink’s first show of the year with themes of divorce, commitment, and comedy all tied into a tight staged reading. Directed by juniors Grace Beecher and Margot...

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