Perpich Arts High School Theater Ensemble presents “Weird Nightmares”
December 10, 2021
Perpich Theater Ensemble presented Weird Nightmares, a dramatic presentation of four Hans Christian Andersen stories (The Deep Bell, Most Incredible Thing, The Red Shoes, and Little Match Girl) and the lyrics to Charles Mingus’ song Weird Nightmares on Thursday, December 9, 2021. The students played…
New Library Materials – Professional Theater Books – Fall 2021
175 Theatre Games: Warm-up exercises for Actors – Nancy Hurley
American Indian Theater in Performance: A Reader – edited by Hanay Geiogamah and Jaye T. Darby
Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches – edited by Sharrell D. Luckett with Tia M. Shaffer
Directing in Musical Theatre: An Essential…
Connect and Respond to the Arts of Dakota and Ojibwe People in Mankato
October 27, 2021
As part of the Professional Development on Location Series, the Perpich Center’s Professional Development and Resource (PDR) team led three tracks of professional learning opportunities in Mankato on October 26, 2021. The day centered around the theme of Connect and Respond to…
Perpich Arts High School Theater Ensemble presents “Love & Information”
October 20, 2021
Perpich Arts High School Theater Ensemble performed a compilation of selected scenes from Caryl Churchill’s play Love & Information this week. Each scene ranged from less than a minute in length to a few minutes long.
Clara Buchner (Visual Arts 2022) was a…
Dr. Stephanie Lein Walseth and Theater Educators Present “A Breath for George” at National ConferenceGeorge Floyd Mural Memorial Photo Credit: Regina Marie Williams
July 26, 2021
On Friday, July 23, 2021, Dr. Stephanie Lein Walseth, Education Specialist in Theater, and a group of theater educators presented a panel session at the American Alliance for Theatre and…
Jessica Johnson (Theater 1997) Chats about Broadway with Perpich Students
June 9, 2021Jessica Johnson, credit: Jenny Anderson
Jessica Johnson (Theater 1997) chatted about Broadway with Perpich students and Tory Peterson, Theater Instructor, on May 20, 2021. Johnson is a founding member and Senior Vice President of Polk & Co., a Broadway…
Perpich Arts High School presents Studs Terkel’s “Working”
March 15, 2021
Perpich Arts High School students presented the musical Working by Studs Terkel on March 11, 12, and 13, 2021. The students performed live to a limited in-person audience and also live-streamed the performances for an audience at home. Most of their preparation…
Perpich Arts High School Theater Ensemble presents Anton Chekhov’s “Three Sisters”
December 17, 2020
Perpich Arts High School Theater Ensemble presents Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters
In a chatroom in a provincial town, three sisters wait…
The clock strikes. A flashlight is lit.
The clock breaks. The town catches fire.
The Covid strikes. A gun is fired.
They dream of Moscow.
Theater Students Present “Chekhov Project 2020”
November 6, 2020
Perpich Arts High School Theater Ensemble students present Chekhov Project 2020, beginning November 6, 2020. Theater Instructor, Tory Peterson, said, “I have been teaching playwriting through adaptation for many years. Adaptation is a wonderful way to build ensembles and incorporate theater history,…