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The Twin Drive-In Theater sign lights up showing what movies it is playing Sept. 26.

Boost of Drive-Ins, Downfall of Theaters

by Sydney Allen, Photo Editor November 3, 2020
Drive-ins have been gaining more attention lately due to all the safety precautions inside of movie theaters from the outcome of COVID-19.
Senior Olivia Collet, left, and Isabel Mayer, left bottom, are among their fellow cast members during a dress rehearsal July 28. The actors were required to wear plastic face shields that wrapped around their head, covering their noses and mouths. photo courtesy of Olivia Collet

A Look at Theater From Behind a Mask

by Mara Callahan, Lifestyles Editor September 24, 2020
Head of the Saint Teresa’s Academy theater department Shana Prentiss has coped with these protocols by establishing a Reader’s Theater this fall instead of proceeding with the usual fall musical. 

Performing arts students find new outlets amid pandemic

by Beatrice Curry, Writer April 29, 2020
After the cancellation of live student productions, senior Genesis Jeffries chose to direct her student production remotely.
Senior Kylie Schuster sings and plays guitar while practicing with “Yellow House” in her basement Feb. 12. Schuster is the only member of her band to attend STA, so rehearsals are held outside of school. photo by Amy Schaffer

Bands channel students’ creativity

by Cara Barone, Writer March 9, 2020
Members of musical groups at STA share their experiences being in a band.
- Junior Gracie Swanson laughs as she practices her lines Jan. 27. Swanson will
appear in STA's upcoming production of

Students prioritize acting development

February 6, 2020
New and experienced student actresses appreciate the acting-focused feature of plays.
Junior Grace Patenaude smiles during the finale Nov. 5. Patenaude played King Sextimus, a character who did not have lines until the last number. photo by Katie Massman

Talent over gender

by Rachel Robinson, Opinion Editor December 2, 2019
By giving roles to the actor best suited to them without regard to gender, Prentiss hopes to shed light on the trivial nature of gender as a social construct.
Catera Combs as EM, from left,  Jay Love as Ty, Jordan Luty as CJ, and Khrystal L. Coppage as Dayz in The Coterie’s production of “Rise Up: The Struggle of the Freedom Riders.” The play is written by Lisa Evans and directed by Jeff Church, and runs from  Sept. 17 through Oct. 20. photo by Erin Stricker and courtesy of The Coterie Theatre

Learning through a different lens

by Ella Norton , Editor-in-chief October 14, 2019
The junior class saw the play "Rise Up" at the Coterie Theatre and students in AP Literature course saw "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
 A statue sits outside of St. Mary’s Church Aug. 23. The Episcopalian church was built in 1886 and supposedly haunted by Father Jardine, who started the church. photo by Ella Norton

The top haunted locations in KC

by Ella Norton , Editor-in-chief October 14, 2019
The Dart compiled information of haunted locations around KC.
Director of campus ministry Andrea Arredondo sits in her office located in Goppert Center Sept. 6. Arredondo was the first to realize change was needed in Praise Band and has  implemented  changes with the help of Hillary Talken and Susie Adams. photo by Rachel Robinson

Making music from the heart

by Rachel Robinson, Opinion Editor September 12, 2019
Regardless of a student’s religious beliefs, the Windmoor Collective’s mission is to make all feel welcome and able to participate.
StuPro Directors Lauren Daugherty and Grace Marshall critique the actors in their small cast at rehearsal April 9 at Brookside park. The two Seniors StuPro is called “A Day in Pompeii” and will include both singing and dancing. photo by Kendall Lanier

Student Productions: from playing to producing

by Tess Jones, Instagram Editor April 25, 2019
Seven seniors produce their own one act shows for Student Productions this year.
Letters to Sala brings a true story to life

Letters to Sala brings a true story to life

by Annabelle Meloy, News Editor February 14, 2019
The cast of Letters to Sala takes care to respectfully perform the real life story of a holocaust victim.
Student Laila Atkins holds up two fists, following her dance instructor’s commands Nov. 10. The series of commands walked students through arm, core and leg movements. photo by Amy Schaffer

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey enriches the culture behind dance

by Kendall Lanier, Lifestyles Editor November 30, 2018
The studio focuses on the importance of giving back to the community.
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