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The 2013 YPAS Dance concert will bring a more upbeat tempo to the stage

Eliza Coleman

February 15, 2013

On February 20, YPAS will kick off the 2013 Dance Concert, featuring all dance majors in every grade level. The concert will consist of contemporary dances like ballet, and modern dances including tap. The wide variety of dance...

Gallery: Drama 1 workshop

Gallery: Drama 1 workshop

February 15, 2013

Stage Door gets off to a chaotic start due to confusion


January 25, 2013

Rumors flew through YPAS on January 18 saying that the Stage Door cast list would be posted that day. The rumors ended up being untrue. "The cast list was supposed to be up, and I was stressing out all the night before. Since...

YPAS holds PRISM concert for eighth graders

Margo Morton

November 15, 2012

The YPAS Music Department performed the 4th Annual PRISM Concert on Oct. 12, 2012. Traditionally, a Prism Concert is meant to move fast, with each group playing in quick succession of each other. The YPAS PRISM concert was intended...

YPAS dance to perform Harold and the Purple Crayon

November 5, 2012

On Nov 10., the YPAS dance ensemble will put on two shows of Harold and the Purple Crayon at the Girl Scouts of America's Festival of the Arts. About 200 students are scheduled for the first show, and 100 in the next. "We...

YPAS actress prepares for iconic Shakespeare role

Travis Ryan

October 1, 2012

For the recent opening of MacBeth at YPAS, the student actors have put in months of preparation. One such actor is Chloe Bell. Bell is a junior and theatre major at YPAS who plays the iconic role of Lady MacBeth, the spirit-summoning...

YPAS performance of “Macbeth” impresses

Graham Manuel

September 30, 2012

The Youth Performing Arts School's performance of Macbeth is definitely a play worth seeing. The actors did an amazing job especially considering they were performing a play in Early Modern English. There was the occasional stumble,...

New teachers replace long-time faculty


September 27, 2012

New teachers have taken over several long-held teaching positions at Manual after the 2011-2012 school year. The teachers left Manual to retire, to pursue another teaching career elsewhere, or for multiple other reasons. Many...

Piano majors will perform a recital

Margo Morton

September 26, 2012

Piano majors are performing in a recital on September 27 in the Main Stage Theater at YPAS at 7:30. The musicians will play one song each and have been practicing their individual pieces since May. “We all picked pieces that...

YPAS takes trip to Actors Theater of Louisville


September 26, 2012

YPAS students as well as a few English classes took a field trip to Actors Theater of Louisville to see the famous Shakespeare play, "Romeo and Juliet" The play kicked off Actors' 49th season and opened September 6. YPAS students...

YPAS theatre plans for the 2012-2013 school year


September 26, 2012

YPAS's theatre magnet prepares the plays for the 2012-2013 school year. Some of the performances included are Macbeth, Little Women, the New Works Festival, and Stage Door. Currently, the YPAS theatre department is focusing...