The Southerner

Production of ‘Merchant of Venice’ aims to spark controversy

Caroline Stevens, A&E editor

December 2, 2011

Filed under A & E, Theater

 When it comes to theater, South is no stranger to controversy. This is especially true in South High Theater’s presentation of Shakespeare’s "Merchant of Venice," which makes its debut on the mainstage this December. Louise...

South High Theatre gets professional instruction for lighting system

Gabe Bethke, Staff writer

November 13, 2011

Filed under News, Theater

On Tuesday, resident lighting designer Mike Kittle from the Parkway Theater ran a student-oriented lighting workshop here at South for the Theater Techs. Kittle lead the workshop, helping instruct techies on the proper way to...

MEAN sheds light on bullying

Eddie Ortegon, Staff writer

March 16, 2011

Filed under A & E, Theater

Bullying is an issue in schools everywhere. 86% of kids surveyed said they've seen someone else being bullied, 48% said they've been bullied, and 42% admitted to bullying other kids at least once in a while, according to HowT...

Classic Shakespeare revised for youth enthusiasm

Miiko Taylor, Staff Writer

March 14, 2011

Filed under A & E, Theater

Shakespeare plays have been taught in schools all over the world for years. The dialogue in his plays has captivated a wide audience. But with the Old English style of writing, young people find it hard to understand the messages...

South students perform in christmas ballet, Nutcracker Fantasy

Haley DeParde, Staff Writer

December 12, 2010

Filed under A & E, Theater

The tale of the Nutcracker is a traditional Christmas ballet that enchants international audiences. This holiday season, junior Rose Hartnett and freshman Elora Wiggins will both be performing in Minnesota Dance Theater’s...

South alumni and teacher perform in Fringe Festival

Mitchell Hammer, Staff Writer

October 4, 2010

Filed under A & E, Theater

South High alum Eli Schlatter and French teacher Michele Campbell both put on shows this summer at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. The Fringe Festival is a festival for Minnesota’s performing arts and consisted of 169 shows...

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