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The student news site of Yorktown High School

Yorktown Sentry

The student news site of Yorktown High School

Yorktown Sentry

One Person Shows

One Person Shows: March Marathon

Andrea Henriquez, Rosie Eldridge, Grace Stroup, Nina Rutzen, Sentry Staff Reporters March 9, 2017

Michael Finn as Jerry Garcia: Life Seldom Turns Out the Way It Does In A Song Statement: Recovery only comes from oneself On December 4 1965, the Grateful Dead took the stage in the San Francisco Bay Area and five men performed eclectic music that...

Theatre IV Class of 2016!

One Person Shows 2016

Valerie Yoder as Max: Where the Wild Things Are Almost every person, at one point during their childhood, read Where the Wild Things Are, a story about a boy named Max who, in his dreams, becomes the king of the wild things. However, senior Valerie...

Theater IV students preparing for their one person show

What’s Playing Out with the Theatre Arts Department: “The Girls Who Glow” and the One Person Shows

Elizabeth Noe, Sentry Staff Reporter November 20, 2015

Many exciting things are developing in the Theatre Arts Department. The school has been buzzing about the play “The Girls Who Glow,” and seniors are working on developing their one person shows. “The Girls Who Glow” play was developed from...

Juliet Smith as Enjolras

Juliet Smith as Enjolras

Lauren Snyder , Sentry Staff Reporter March 16, 2015

Juliet Smith has been in love with the musical Les Miserables since sophomore year. She watched the movie soon after she saw the musical and her passion continued to grow. “The more I got entrenched in it, [the more] I loved it,” said Smith. The...

Ruddy Tapia as Kurt Cobain

Ruddy Tapia as Kurt Cobain

Lauren Snyder, Sentry Staff Reporter March 16, 2015

Music has been a part of Ruddy Tapia’s life for a very long time. When Tapia was young, his sister would often listen to rock music and other similar genres. She was the one who introduced and got him hooked on these genres of music. When he got older,...

Katie Dawkins as Ford Prefect

Katie Dawkins as Ford Prefect

Lauren Snyder, Sentry Staff Reporter March 16, 2015

Katie Dawkins - Ford Prefect People who have read the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams are well aware of the unusual characters who travel his universe. For example, the protagonist, Arthur Dent, is trying to discover his meaning in...

Emma Hobday as Spock

Emma Hobday as Spock

Lauren Snyder , Sentry Staff Reporter March 16, 2015

Choosing a character for her One Person Show was a last minute decision for Emma Hobday. It was not until the last possible moment when she decided on portraying the character Spock from the television series Star Trek. “It was like, okay, decide...

Margot Day as Enrico Fermi

Margot Day as Enrico Fermi

Lauren Snyder , Sentry Staff Reporter March 16, 2015

When Margot Day started Theater IV, she did not have any idea of who she wanted to be for her One Person Show. While some classmates had already decided what they wanted to do since their sophomore year, Day only had an idea of a story in her head. She...

Dorie Sullivan as Effy Stonem

Dorie Sullivan as Effy Stonem

Joanna Domson, Sentry Staff Reporter March 16, 2015

Dorie Sullivan focused her One Person Show on Effy Stonem from the television series Skins. Many students come into One Person Shows knowing who they want to focus on or having some sort of appiphany about a character they would like to play.  Sullivan...

Anna Cregan as Lucy Carrigan

Anna Cregan as Lucy Carrigan

Joanna Domson, Sentry Staff Reporter March 16, 2015

Anna Cregan focused her One Person Show on Lucy Carrigan from the movie Across the Universe. The purpose or theme of a show is very important to students as they begin to form their performances.  The way the performance makes the audience feel is...

Andrew Burkholder as Horton the Elephant

Andrew Burkholder as Horton the Elephant

Joanna Domson, Sentry Staff Reporter March 16, 2015

Andrew Burkholder focused his One Person Show on Horton the Elephant from the book Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss. Many students find similarities between themselves and the characters they choose to focus on.  Burkholder certainly found this with...

Eileen Connon as Carmilla Karnstein

Eileen Connon as Carmilla Karnstein

Joanna Domson, Sentry Staff Reporter March 16, 2015

Eileen Connon focused her One Person Show on the vampire Carmilla Karnstein from the web series “Carmilla.” Students frequently choose characters who they connect with, either in personality or situation.  These connections create a more realistic...

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