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Jesuit Stage and Film announced its fall production last week: Shakespeare in Love, and if you have seen the posters around Jesuit this week, you might have noticed something strange. The posters ask actors to "sing the first few verses and chorus of any song" as well as "wear comfortable, appropriate clothing and shoes" to dance in. This begs the...
"About two days before we opened I was sure it would be a disaster. I'm really glad I turned out to be wrong" - Andrew Brannon '19 on the double-feature that Jesuit put on for its spring production. On the weekends of April 20th and 27th, Jesuit Stage and Film performed their first double-feature, two murder mysteries. The first was...
When you think of a prayer service, what do you see? Perhaps a teacher praying with the assembly, or a coach sharing his life story, maybe even students speaking about their experiences with a service trip. What about a play? That is exactly what the Spring 2018 Theater Arts class gave to Jesuit on March 23. During the prayer service,...
The lights dim. The people hush. The performers take the stage. Everyone waits with bated breath for the first line to be delivered . . . and then all too quickly it ends, and you leave wishing for more—more drama, more comedy, more performances.  Welcome to Jesuit One Acts. Jesuit Theatre held its fourteenth annual senior directed one-act plays on...
The theater goes from dark to dimly lit all while serene music plays in the background. Multiple characters, half with greased back hair, the other half wearing khakis and sweaters walk across the stage. Some do secret handshakes, others converse jovially. However, one thing can be agreed upon: this is the Jesuit Fall Theater Production. In November on the weekends...
The Roundup Podcast Ep. 5 - Thespiansim On this episode, Connor interviews Will Fynes '18 about Stage & Film's fall production, The Outsiders. This episode was also going to feature an interview with Mr. Acevedo, the new head of Stage & Film, but Connor had some issues saving the recording. Connor Complaining - 0:24 Mr. Acevedo Interview Summary - 0:39 Will Fynes '18 -...
From acting on stage to writing plays to filming, Jesuit's new Stage and Film director, Mr. Carlos Acevedo, has done it all. Impressively in both theater and film, he has directed, acted in, produced, and written plays, musicals, and Spanish films and soap operas. Coming from a professional theater background in his home country of Puerto Rico and the U.S.,...
Carrying some kind of mechanical device, he stealthily follows a Jesuit student who seems to be carrying a black padded briefcase. The student suddenly starts sprinting, but he matches his pace, following only a couple feet away at each moment. Gunshots ring out... Senior Chase Kengott is, in fact, a filmmaker, just releasing his latest work: The Brief Job, an...

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