Outspoken captures student narratives

OUTSPOKEN'S ANNUAL WINTER SHOWCASE took place in the Experimental Theater on Jan. 10 and featured the spoken word poetry of 12 upper school students, including  Zia Foxhall '20. In addition to their showcase, the group hosts several

Yasmine Pascal, Features Editor

February 25, 2020

From Katharine Duval’s theme of living in the moment to Carolyn Hohl’s creation of a new holiday for the homewreckers and the binge drinkers to Zia Foxhall’s poem about her fleeting childhood, the Outspoken performance explored a range of different topics and personal narratives. At 6:59 p.m. on Jan 10...

Salty Dogs musicals revived with “The Salting Dead”

Senior Owen Pietsch (middle) sings

Carol Queiroz and Annie Rubinson, Contributing Writer and News Lead Editor

January 2, 2020

One evening in the winter of 2017, Theodore Horowitz '19 sprinted down the main quad to print fliers for the first ever Salty Dogs musical because he “thought it would be funny.” Last week, he returned from college to participate in The Salting Dead, the group’s fourth original musical production....

Agatha Christie lives: Masters murder mystery

Agatha Christie lives: Masters murder mystery

Nora Fellas, Opinion Lead Editor

December 18, 2019

Nine murders took place on “Friday the 13th” in the Experimental Theatre during Phoenix Presents Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None.” The 1930s classic whodunnit follows 10 strangers who are gathered on an island, and systematically murdered, one-by-one.  The Phoenix Presents is a ...

The Art of Self-Defense: Minio’s Moves

Sophie Grand and Gabriel Keller, Opinion Editor and Sports Editor

December 18, 2019 Music credit:

Dance Company Fall performance brings audience to its feet

Dance Company members pose during a hip-hop number. This year's show brought out one of the biggest audiences the Company has ever seen.

Yasmine Pascal, Features Editor

November 22, 2019

Marked by jazz, contemporary, pop and hip hop, with an array of colors and storylines, Dance Company performed their fall show last Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Claudia Boettcher Theatre. Their show attracted both day and boarding students, as well as parents and faculty members. The perform...

Dance Company to hold Fall performances this weekend

Yasmine Pascal, Features Editor

November 14, 2019

  After months of intense preparation, Masters Dance Company is ready for their upcoming shows this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.  Dance Company is a performing arts co-curricular that also counts for team sports’ athletic credit, which rehearses and performs once in the fall and o...

Shakespeare returns to Masters with “Twelfth Night”

Senior Olivia Knowles (left) and Sophomore Ryan Israel (right) rehearse for the Oct. 25 production of Shakespeare's

Ethan Schlapp, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

The last time a Shakespeare play was performed at Masters, none of the current Upper School students would've been apart of the cast. For the first time since the 2015 performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a Sheakespeare play -- Twelfth Night -- will again be performed. After the production...

Spring Shorts return with more plays and more student agency

Spring Shorts return with more plays and more student agency

Sarah Faber, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

A cast of theater veterans and first-time actors alike presented the annual Spring Shorts in the experimental theater this past weekend, with one show on Fri. May 3, and two on Sat., May 4.   Usually, the Shorts consist of three or four comedic sketches, most directed by students, with one student-...

Tower’s Video Journalism

Jacob Kriss, Web Production Manager

February 7, 2019

Jacob Kriss   Tower is taking a new approach to video journalism through the production of short documentaries which can be viewed below. These pieces, like our written articles, hold a connection to the Masters community as well as ideas representing our school’s mission and the positive ...

Students exhibit creativity in fall play “Museum”

Chase Markoff (left) and Ted Horowitz (right) rehearsing for Museum, which shows on Friday the 26th and Saturday the 27th of October.

Sarah Faber, Opinion Design Editor

October 26, 2018

This weekend, a cast of 40 Upper School Students will perform Museum– an eclectic, character-driven comedy by playwright Tina Howe. Museum was chosen as the fall play towards to end of last school year because of its flexibility to have a larger cast, and its comedic contrast from last year’s g...

Isle of Dogs, a two-part post – Part 2: Excerpts from a panel with the creative team

Isle of Dogs, a two-part post – Part 2: Excerpts from a panel with the creative team

Alexandra Bentzien, Features Editor

April 24, 2018

It’s always exciting to watch a movie the day it first screens in theaters.  But it is absolutely awesome when you get to listen to a Q&A panel of the films’ creative talent, especially when it features director Wes Anderson!  The visionary director spoke about his process in filming Isle of ...

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