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Andover Celebrates Theater for 225th Anniversary

Phillips Academy is known far and wide for its academic rigor and its students’ incredible work. The school’s World Language and English Departments are among the best in the nation. But, above all, PA’s Theater Department has been, and continues to be, one of the Academy’s most praised areas. If you don’t believe it, take…

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Byer Begins Anew: Actress-Turned-Producer Comments on New Role

Phillipian: Starting at the beginning, why did you want to become a producer? Were there any particularly inspiring moments? Jenny Byer: When I took leave last spring, I worked with a teacher at home to create an elective course to introduce middle school students to theater. This was my first time working backstage, and I…

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Dallett Steps Down

Phillipian: How did you become interested in theater at Andover? Meg Dallett: I’ve been doing theater of one kind or another ever since I can remember (who knows what got me started in the first place?), so when I came to Andover, it wasn’t a question of “should I do theater?”, it was more a…

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St. Pierre Sells Out Steinbach;

The text of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons deals with the idea of having a “star of honesty.” The Phillips Academy Theater 520 production of this show revealed the stars of the Theater Department. The powerful combination of a skilled director, talented cast, and magnificent set design gave the community the opportunity to see the…

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Songs with Style in Student Recital

The Timken Room witnessed yet another extraordinary display of student talent at 2:00 in the afternoon last Wednesday. During the recital, several Phillips Academy students took to the stage and performed a wide range of instruments with Instructor in Music Christopher Walter assisting as the piano accompanist. Anne Snyder ’03 kicked off the afternoon with…

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