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Creating Conflict

Theater students stage a moment of everyday conflict in the classroom, as director and performing arts faculty member Todd Morton challenges them to consider factors essential to effective improvisation.

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Let’s Dance

In honor of the new dance studio, Ryan Smith ’98 returned to Nobles to teach a contemporary dance workshop. Smith co-founded Raw Dance in San Fransico in 2004.

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Theatre Beyond Nobles

After six years of work with the Nobles Theatre Collective, recent graduate Shanti Gonzales ’13 started her own company this summer, naming it the Coffee Spoons Theatre Project. She then directed two plays that open tonight, August 14, at 8:30 … Continue reading

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Dance Studio Construction

The ground has been broken and construction for the dance studio is well underway. The studio is constructed adjacent to the Arts Center with a second floor that will feature classroom and office spaces.

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Music Summer Camp

The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Intensive Community Program is hosted at Nobles this week. The rigorous string instrument training program challenges more than 60 students from underrepresented communities to learn the violin, viola, cello or bass.

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Flashback: Scene Shop

If you’ve been blown away by the scenic designs for the mainstage plays, this is the room where the building begins!

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Taking the Director’s Chair

Student directors Shanti Gonzales and Greg Swartz, both ’12 lead their cast in a full dress rehearsal before opening night of the student directed plays. Shipwrecked! by Donald Margulies, directed by Gonzales and Vamp Ire by Bradley Hayward, directed by … Continue reading

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Wind, String and Orchestra Concert

Students and faculty had a preview of the wind, string and orchestra concert during Assembly. Pictured here, the orchestra performed “Hoe-Down” from the “Rodeo” ballet by Aaron Copland. More than 100 students are involved in the concert tonight, Jan. 17 … Continue reading

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[slideshow] The Nobles community enjoyed an evening of visual and performing arts at the Fall Arts Bonanza (FAB!) on Nov. 15.  Events included the first annual Level II Open Studios Showcase followed by “Serious Play,” a dance performance. During the … Continue reading

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