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A Night of Drama: Apples to Zombies

August 2, 2017 10:05pm | Jimena Alamo

Last Thursday and Friday, students took to Fisher Theater to perform two nights of one-act plays and monologues. A project from the Invitation to the Theater course, the plays began at 7 pm , each lasting for about 1 hour 50 minutes — and definitely left the audience wanting more. The cast consisted of 19 upper school students. Half of them were from the class, and the other half was consisted of students who wanted to explore the mysterious art of theater and the marvelous feeling of standin…

Exeter Fashion Shows New Styles Afoot

August 2, 2017 9:54pm | Anna Morales

How would you define your style this summer? These five weeks were all about fashion trends, as a result of the number of cultures and different personalities. Some of the popular clothing and shoe brands we could see in campus were AntiSocial Social Club, Sam Edelman (with the famous colorful pompoms shoes worn by Latinas), Vineyard Vines, Stan Smith, Psyco Bunny, and many more. Nevertheless we were also able to see very particular styles, like the colorful and super comfortable pants of the …

The Sound of Music

August 2, 2017 9:51pm | Blane Zhu

As the Exeter Summer program draws to a close, everyone has a little bit of nostalgia for the past five exhilarating weeks: Classes, Sports, Activities, Friends and Memories. Despite coming from different continents and speaking different languages, students still manage to create friendships and connections amongst each other, thanks to a common shared interest. For some students, this interest is their passion for music. Each weekday, music programs (including the Evening Ensemble, the Jazz …

A Talent For Excellence

August 2, 2017 9:51pm | Claudette Wilson

Last Saturday night was unlike any other we’ve spent here at Exeter Summer. It was the night of the highly anticipated talent show. The show was rightly dubbed 'Exeter’s got talent', because as we witnessed that night, the Exeter community does harbor some extraordinary talent. People began filing in half an hour before the show commenced, in order to grab the best seats in the assembly hall. While some came only for entertainment, others were there to support friends who were brave enough…

Learn to Paint In Downtown Exeter

July 26, 2017 8:17pm | Sabrina Saboya

Cindy Frederico Giusti is the owner of the Offbeat Owl Paint Gallery downtown and she has a great passion for painting. Her passion began at a young age. She would spend all night painting in her parents’ basement as a little girl. Throughout her teenage years, her passion continued and eventually led her to apply for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. From there, she started her own business as a graphic designer, but always dreamed of having her own art gallery where kids could paint and they …

Move Over Prada, Here’s…Exeter

July 19, 2017 7:33pm | Jimena Alamo

The Clothing, Design, and Construction course is off to an incredible start as a new Exeter Summer class. This course was a prize addition to the 2017 program. This class, listed under Art in the course catalog, is taught by Mrs. Lauren Josef, who designs the costumes for Phillips Exeter Academy throughout the regular year. Mrs. Josef only has eight students for this course, as it is a new class, only available for A format, and still does not have the resources to be bigger. For instance, the…

The Play’s the Thing, on July 27-28

July 12, 2017 9:03pm | Kline Dickens

Rehearsals have begun for “A Night of One-Act Plays and Monologues”, a show performed by both students who auditioned for roles last week and those who are taking Invitation to the Theater. The show will be composed of six one-act plays and six monologues, and will run at 7 P.M. on July 27th and 28th. Most of the show will be student-run; those enrolled in Invitation to the Theater will design both sets and costumes for each play. Students will also be running technical aspects of the show…

Yes, Darling, We’d Love to Dance With You

July 12, 2017 9:02pm | Nirvana Khan

After the first grueling modern dance class of the summer, 11 students sit on the floor in the hot, sticky air of the sun-soaked studio. Drinking from their Phillips Exeter water bottles, they listen to the modern dance teacher, Amberlee Darling, narrate a brief biopic of the “Mother of Modern Dance,” Martha Graham. Looking around the room, one can easily see the multicultural, coed, and international buildup of the class, and that as Martha Graham herself said, “dance is the hidden langua…

Night of One-Act Plays

August 3, 2016 8:56pm | Brooke Tredwell

Last Thursday and Friday night many Exonians enjoyed attending the series of One-Act Plays put on by the drama department of Exeter (giving Access Exeter students a chance to stay out after check-in which I am sure they all enjoyed thoroughly.) I’m sure everyone who saw the one-acts would agree that they definitely got the audience laughing. The actors all did a very good job of really getting into their roles and making the whole audience feel like they are a part of the play.  The monolo…

Exeter’s Graceful, Not-So-Tiny Dancers

July 21, 2016 1:10am | Casey Ocasal

If you’re on the south side of campus in the morning or between 3-5 in the afternoon, you might wonder why you hear music blaring from the library. It’s actually not coming from the new Class of 1945  library, but from the smaller, older, Davis Library next door.  Although easy to overlook, this small building holds a big part of Exeter’s culture: dance. Dance is offered as an academic class called Dance Workshop and as an extracurricular activity, Intro to Dance, during Exeter’s s…