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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Jessica Johnson (Theater 1997) Chats about Broadway with Perpich Students

    June 9, 2021

    Jessica 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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.

    This Three…

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  • Alumni Speak to Students in Human Centered Design Class

    November 25, 2020

    Jenna Abts (Music 2001), Jessica Dercklein (Theater 2004), and Chris DeSalvo (Music 1998) met with Tory Peterson’s Human Centered Design class this fall to speak with current student designers about apps and social media platforms. The alumni used their work experiences to question…

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  • 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,…

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