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Upcoming Auditions and Theater Productions

Upcoming Auditions and Theater Productions

Reese Hill, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Multiple opportunities for teens to audition for community theater shows are approaching.  Many productions will be performed in the Coralville-Iowa City area soon as well. City Circle Acting Company's annual teen show is holding auditions March 4, 5, and 6. On March 1 the title of the musical will...

4th Ave Makes a Wave at Their Last Competition of the Season

4th Ave Makes a Wave at Their Last Competition of the Season

Shoshie Hemley, Reporter

February 22, 2019

“I think [the audience] loved it. I think we made a lot of people cry and we helped a lot of people, and I think we changed lives,” Andrew Tribbey ‘19 said after leaving 4th Ave’s critique following its performance. Making City High show choir history, the critique judges gave no notes to the ...

Following Through

Following Through

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

February 18, 2019

Featured Talent: Bella Epstein

Featured Talent: Bella Epstein

Reese Hill, Reporter

February 18, 2019

Bright colors, sprawling landscapes, and watercolors that bleed into intricately planned blotches and blocks: one of many recipes senior Bella Epstein uses to create her unique artwork. In her AP Studio Art class, she creates piece after piece to complete an extensive portfolio she will submit at th...

Les Misérables: First Look

Les Misérables: First Look

Reese Hill, Reporter

February 15, 2019

The spring musical, Les Misérables, has been cast, and the theater department is abuzz with excitement. Over 90 students auditioned against snow days and inclement weather, and the tedious casting process resulted in an ensemble of about 50 students. For many of the leads, this is their breakout performa...

The Progression of Jazz Combos

The Progression of Jazz Combos

Emme Perencevich and Owen Sorenson

February 14, 2019

The horn section swings into an intense groove as the saxophone player readies himself to let loose an energetic, improvised solo. Aaron Ottmar, the Jazz Director, paces in front of the jazz combo, bobbing his head to the rhythm. “I think that the main goal of ours is just to make people feel like they...

Featured Talent: Haileigh Steffens

Featured Talent: Haileigh Steffens

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

February 14, 2019

Ever since she can remember, Haileigh Steffens ‘22 has been drawing and doodling with supplies provided by her family. For Steffens, drawing is not only a way to pass time or have fun, but also a way to express herself. “It was something that I have done since I was little and when I was super...

LH Review: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

LH Review: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Reporter

February 11, 2019

A dark commentary on society and free will, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, is filled with mystery, unexpected plot twists and a variety of bleak endings. While Bandersnatch has many thrilling aspects to it, the choose your own adventure component has left something to be desired. The newest installment...

Day in the Life: Showchoir Competition

Day in the Life: Showchoir Competition

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

February 11, 2019

6:00 am Students stumble onto a cold school bus, carrying their backpacks, blankets, and instruments. Everyone is half asleep, hiding themselves in their coats as they prepare for an hour long bus trip to their first show choir competition of the season. “I slept for most of the bus ride up but the ener...

Three City Speech Groups Make All-State

Three City Speech Groups Make All-State

Carly Weigel, Reporter

February 11, 2019

On Saturday, February 2nd, three speech groups from City High made All-State at the speech state competition at Kennedy High in Cedar Rapids. The groups nominated were two 10-minute acting ensembles, Controlling Interest [Anna Gayley '22, Charles Faden '22, Egan Smith '21, Shoshanna Hemley '21, Tim...

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