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The Tempest Takes The Stage

On March 25, 2015, the Aquila Theatre Acting Company performed Shakespeare’s The Tempest in the Hess Auditorium. The Aquila troupe, founded in London in 1991 by Peter Meineck, traveled through 70 towns and cities in the United States before finishing its tour at Deerfield Academy. Aquila Theater ...

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Deerfield Theater Picks Up [Ms.] Speed

New Teaching Fellow Katie Speed is not only teaching acting, but also directing the spring production. “As soon as I was finished touring Deerfield, I knew I could see myself working here,” reflected Ms. Speed. “While interacting with the students, I noticed immediately how kind and helpful ...

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Almost Showtime!

The cast of Almost, Maine rehearses in the White Church. This fall, Deerfield’s theater program will be putting on a production of the romantic comedy Almost, Maine by John Cariani. Set in a mythical town in northern Maine, the play is an ensemble piece that features a group of people and how ...

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Bollywood in the Pioneer Valley

New junior Ayesha Kapur ’13 has a unique talent for acting, which she developed at a young age in her home country, India.

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Eight Schools Act as One

Deerfield hosted this year’s Eight Schools Theatre Festival, a daylong event which welcomed Hotchkiss, Andover, Exeter, and Northfield Mount Hermon to present a student-directed, one-act play.

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