Gonk.Arts

The Blog of the Algonquin Fine & Performing Arts Department


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ARHS presents..

Auditions workshops will be held in the black box theater on Tuesday, September 3, 2-4pm & Wednesday, September 4, 6-8pm Attend one session only.

Auditions will be held in the black box theater on Thursday, September 5, 2-4pm OR 6-8pm Attend one session only.

Call-backs will be held in the black box theater on Friday, September 6, 2-4pm

MAMMA MIA! will be presented on Nov 21, 22, 23 at 7pm in the JFK Auditorium at Algonquin Regional High School

NAHS members Rachel Sampaio and Leah Grinblatas designed a shirt to honor the retirement of Mr. George Hancin, after 24 years. The order is open to any and all, through June 20! We still need a few more orders to meet our minimum, so please join us in celebrating this legendary teacher. Click below, pay online, and CustomInk sends the shirt directly to you. Hooray for art, and hooray for Hancin!

https://www.customink.com/g/kcd0-00bv-rzdn


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POPS Night

POPS Night, the music departments annual end of year concert, was held on May 29 in the A gym. The evening featured amazing performances by all the departments performing groups, and welcomed the Unified Chorus as guest artists. Ensembles performed a variety of music for a captivated audience ranging from Film Music to Rock N Roll.

Seniors were recognized in their final performance of their high school careers, and the following awards were announced:

John Philip Sousa Award- Zachary Provencal

Louis Armstrong Award- Maya Sagarin

National Orchestra Award- Veronika Jaster

National Chorus Award- Maxwell Petrie

Chorus Director’s Award- Anelise Merrihew

 


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Spring Improv Show Success

unnamedThe Spring Improv Show, directed by Maura Morrison, was held on May 16 and May 17 in the blackbox theater. We had 2 great audiences and sold out shows both nights.  Past members of ‘Needs Improv-Ment” acted as judges for our improv smack down.  There were 27 students in the cast, 6 house band musicians and 1 student on lights/sound.  Mr. Hancin and his art students created a fantastic POP art set.

The Northborough Cable Studio filmed the evening, and it can be viewed on their site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaZ8mlEtKfo&feature=youtu.be