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Improvisation groups host annual performance virtually

Sophia Musante May 31, 2020

Members of the Orangagang, Scene Monkeys and Jackanapes, the three upper school improvisation groups, performed for the community via Zoom on May 23, 24 and 25, respectively. Students have been rehearsing...

THE WORLD OF IMPROVISATION: Shelby Weiss ’16, Sabrina de Brito ’17 and Joe Levin ’17 perform in a skit. The students are members of the Scene Monkeys, an improvisation group that performed two shows in the Rugby Auditorium on May 13.  Credit: Katie Plotkin/Chronicle

Scene Monkeys acts out skits

Katie Plotkin May 26, 2016

Members of the Scene Monkeys improvisation group performed two shows in the Rugby Auditorium May 13. “There was just so much adrenaline and energy on stage, and it felt like all the monkeys were on...

Shelby Weiss '16 sells baked goods to Jenna Thompson '16 after the assembly today as part of a fundraiser for the Freedom Schools summer enrichment program for low-income youth. Credit: Teresa Suh/Chronicle

Students promote Freedom School bake sale at assembly (video)

Lara Mikhail December 2, 2015

Freedom School student volunteers made a presentation about the summer program, where they give academic help to underprivileged children, and announced a fundraising bake sale at Wednesday's assembly. Volunteers...

Scene Monkeys perform Friday night

Eugenia Ko May 15, 2014

Students in the Scene Monkeys improvisation group performed Friday at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Rugby Theater. Tickets were five dollars and could be bought at the door. The student performers were Conor...

Scene Monkeys auditions yield new group

Marcella Park November 20, 2013

The improvisation program will expand to two groups this year, performing arts teacher Michele Spears announced in an email Nov. 19 to students who auditioned for Scene Monkeys. One will remain the Scene...

Scene Monkey auditons to be held on Oct. 25.

Jacob Goodman October 1, 2013

Auditions for the Scene Monkeys, the upper school improv group, will be held Friday, Oct. 25. in the drama lab. Callbacks will be held the following week on Friday, Nov. 1. Additionally, performing arts...

Scene Monkeys

Noa Yadidi May 18, 2013

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