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Juniors Natalie Kersten and Brykin Jones perform “Love is an Open Door.” Both Kersten and Jones performed various songs and dances together throughout the two-and-a-half-hour production. “Both Jones and I had some of the biggest parts of the musical,” Kersten said. “Getting to perform throughout the whole play was very exciting for us.”

New York state of mind

Nathan Buroker, Staff Reporter
November 13, 2023

Frozen masterclass

Quinn Burton, Catalyst Editor-in-Chief
May 24, 2023
Sophomore Madalynn Johnson performing positive in Legally Blonde the musical.

A very pink musical

Rachel Otu, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2022

LegallyBlonde takes the stage

Ariana Griffin, Catalyst Online Editor-in-Chief
October 27, 2022
Sophomore Madalynn Johnson performs her callback song at the International Thespian Festival in Bloomington, Indiana., an opportunity only a handful of students experience. I feel that all of the things that have happened made me a better performer, and also made me more confident in myself, Johnson said. And to be honest, all that has happened this year and last year don’t seem real.

A natural performer

Paige Hightower, Staff Reporter
September 2, 2022
Steven Spielberg’s 2021 remake of West Side Story was released on Dec. 10, 2021.

A revamped West Side Story

Morgan Weir, Editor-in-Chief
January 27, 2022
The musical’s cast members gather around the auditorium’s center stage to begin their performance. After spending weeks preparing they were reading now more than ever for their moment of showtime. “This was a really exciting experience getting to be in front of a crowd again,” sophomore Mars Zekpa said. “Having past experience performing in front of large crowds made it not really scary or nerve-racking. I was really just focused on getting to show everyone what we worked so hard on.”

A memorable performance

Quinn Burton, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2021
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