Tag: theatre

Grade 5s Bring Ogre-the-Top Musical to the Stage

We chat with a few of the talented young performers in this year's Grade 5 musical, Shrek the Musical JR.

SMUS in the News: Ajay Parikh-Friese ’16 Lands Roles on Netflix Series

Alumnus Ajay Parikh-Friese '16 stars in two new Netflix series, Lost in Space and ReBoot: The Guardian Code

SMUS in the News: SMUS Rocks Out with Musical Theatre Camp

August 23, 2016 Saanich News Summer Musical Theatre Academy SMUS rocks out with musical theatre camp (photo courtesy of Saanich News)
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SMUS in the News: Theatrical Mash-Up

Monday Magazine February 27, 2013 Christian (Grade 5), Tori (Grade 4), Jared (Grade 7), Riccardo (Grade 8) on the cover and part of the cast of...

Student Theatre Delivers a Transformative Performance

by Priya Mulgaonkar, Grade 12 If you crave an evening of mystery, frequent blackouts, multiple personalities, fizzing potions, sword-canes, and murder, the SMUS Theatre Society...

Student Theatre Delivers Compact Comedy

by Alexandria Butterfield and Jacob Boness, Grade 11 students For the annual spring comedy this year, the SMUS Student Theatre Society took a new approach...

An Evening of Poetry, Music, Art and Drama

by Kate Loomer, Grade 11 At the most recent Student Theatre Society production, Eric Protzer invited us into the world of an aging man reflecting...

Spring Break Stories: London Theatre Trip

by Tyler Beames, Grade 11 After 16 hours of travelling, our group of 16 students lead by Mr. David Gauthier, Mrs. Jen Fletcher and Rev....

Miss Saigon: A Review

by Terence Young, Head of the English Department The reputation of St. Michaels University School as a vibrant and vital place to learn does not...

Passion Reigns in Miss Saigon

by Richard Boness, Miss Saigon's Assistant Commissar Miss Saigon, another great creation from the minds of Schonberg and Boublil, is set to grace the stage...

Sara Topham Keeps Shakespeare Alive

by Olivia Krusel, Grade 11 Imagine that it is a dreary Wednesday afternoon; halfway through the week and the weekend is only just peering from...

Rave Reviews for Fahrenheit 451

Tonight is the last night for parents, faculty and students to catch the SMUS Theatre Society's production of Fahrenheit 451, a play based on...

Student Theatre Heats Up with Fahrenheit 451

by Robyn Hope, Grade 11 The Student Theatre Society was formed four years ago by an enterprising group of students and their diligent teacher representative....

SMUS Stages Murder

The latest production by our Student Theatre Society, Murder Can be Habit Forming, is a murder-mystery parody that shows a different side of the...

Monstrous Praise for Junior Cast

See slideshow This Friday evening will be the last performance of the Grade 5 production There’s a Monster in my Closet. Fortunately, earlier this week...

Monsters Come to Junior School

See slideshow The Grade 5 students take to the stage next week in a production of There’s a Monster in My Closet, a musical comedy...

The King of Elfland's Daughter Debuts

Middle School students delighted their audience with a magical tale as The King of Elfland’s Daughter debuted on Thursday night. The musical production showed...

The Many Faces of Elfland

When The King of Elfland’s Daughter takes the stage next week, parents may have a hard time picking out their sons and daughters from...

West Side Story Rumbles

The SMUS production of West Side Story debuted this week at the McPherson Playhouse and our students astounded audiences with their mastery of complex...

Costumes Transform Elfland Performers

The King of Elfland’s Daughter features many magical creatures and most don’t look much like human children. In order to transform the Grade 6-8...

West Side Story Hits the Stage

Our Senior School musical opens next week and after much hard work, the young actors, stage crew and faculty are all excited to show...

SMUS Set Nearly Ready for the Stage

With just three weeks before King of Elfland’s Daughter takes to the Royal McPherson stage, students and staff are hard at work making everything...

SMUS Meets Shakespeare

by Eric Protzer, Grade 10 Monologues are strange but engrossing things to consider. For example, it is intriguing that a character can speak out...

Elfland Takes Shape at SMUS

In March, the Middle School will be putting on its new magical musical, The King of Elfland’s Daughter. The play, adapted by teacher Mr....

Local Silverwing Performance a SMUS Affair

Two of our Middle School students are currently performing in Kaleidoscope Theatre’s production of Silverwing, a play based on the multiple award-winning novel by...

After Juliet Wraps Up

Our student theatre society has another successful production under their belt, as this year’s run of After Juliet has been met with much acclaim....

Students Enjoy Some Drama

Drama Night, which features both experienced and amateur performers, returned this week to much applause and more than a little laughter. Unlike past shows,...

SMUS Presents Theatre for Social Change

Last week, the SMUS Student Theatre Society presented the Laramie Project. Not typically performed by high school students, this emotionally gripping play earned rave...

Très Bien to our Grade 4 French Students

Last week, the two Grade 4 classes performed Les Trois Petits Cochons (the Three Little Pigs), an evening presentation that showcased the students’ verbal...

Grade 7 Student Hits Operatic Notes

At just 12 years old, Grade 7 student Richard Cunningham landed a lead role in the opera production Amahl and the Night Visitors. In a...

Middle School Students Perform in Aladdin Jr.

Grade 6 students Cimarron Langois and Lindon Carter are currently performing in Kaleidoscope Theatre’s Christmas production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr. This Tuesday, the entire...

SMUS Says Goodbye to Goodnight Desdemona

Last Saturday was the final performance of the smash play Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet). Over four nights, the cast and crew put on...

A Good Night for Theatre

Next week, the SMUS Student Theatre Society will launch its third production. Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) is a comedic play from Canadian playwright...

SMUS Gets Dramatic

Last week was the first Drama Night of the year, a night when any student can sign up to put on any kind of...

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