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Stage & Film

News Coverage of Jesuit Stage & Film

A nervous actor walks through the long, dark hallway up to the stage. The bright lights flash on. The actor stands, alone, in front of the directors, with a few precious minutes to prove himself worthy of a role. This was the experience of every aspiring Jesuit actor on August 23 when auditioning for the Jesuit theater’s fall drama. These...
Every new school year brings change: new students, new classes, and new teachers. This year is no different as theater students may note a particular change when they go to the theater commons and notice a new room and its bright green walls. Recently, Jesuit’s theater department has gained a new green screen room as part of the school's ongoing...
https://vimeo.com/166803596 Pine trees. Bike tires. Aliens. Talking Dogs and Cats. An open fire. An occupied SUV. A White Elephant. A preoccupied girl. All the elements of the culmination of the Jesuit Stage and Film year, The Second Annual Jesuit Film Festival. The 2016 Jesuit Film Festival took place on May 13 in the Jesuit Lecture Hall, hosting a huge turnout of kids...
Trepidation, fear, and anxiety are usually felt when meeting movie stars, with questions regarding what to say or how to act immediately filling one’s head. When meeting Tanner Kalina '10, these feelings are immediately erased with a warm welcome and a pleasant sense of brotherhood that can be felt from a past Jesuit graduate. Starting out acting at the ripe...
"CHAAAAAAAAARGE!" cried Theodore Roosevelt as he stormed up the notorious San Juan Hill with his band of Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War. This decisive maneuver marked one of the bloodiest battles of the war, but ultimately ended with an American victory, making it one of the most famous battles of the Spanish-American War. But this isn't a commemorative documentary...
Waiting anxiously outside the Jesuit Lecture Hall, nearly sixty actors line up for the auditions. Each has to wait through the weekend until the callback list is published, followed by the second round the following Monday. Garnished with the largest set in Jesuit Stage and Film history, the Jesuit Spring Production of Arsenic and Old Lace has proven to mark...
Comedy.  Whoever controls this, controls the world.  Harnessing the power to make people laugh as well as reduce them to tears, the act of crafting true comedic art is only possessed by a select few. Appropriately, the outstanding writing, acting and directing in the 2016 One Acts exhibited some of this beautiful comedic art from the heart of Jesuit...
Article written with the assistance of Jacqueline A. '16, Ursuline Bear Facts Albert Einstein presses firmly on his brown, suede fedora, preventing the cap from flying off his head as he dashes through the courtyard between the A and B hallways. He races ahead of other vivid characters, including Pablo Picasso, Elvis Presley, and other patrons of the Lapin Agile,...

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