The hundreds of videos on the TASIS YouTube channel have now amassed 1.5 million views—with nearly 500,00 views coming in the past year alone! We've compiled a list of ten of our favorites from 2018, many of which were produced by TASIS student filmmakers.
We recently topped 5000 followers on the tasislugano Instagram page, and here are 15 of our favorite posts from the past year.
Led by Director Julie Frazier-Smith, Sweet November Dance Company unveiled six original pieces of choreography in front of a full house in the Palmer Center on the evening of November 27.
Congratulations to Director Valerie Bijur Carlson, Assistant Director Matthew Frazier-Smith, and the entire antigone/CAESAR cast and crew for three outstanding performances of the double tragedy over the weekend of November 16–18. Watch the play and learn about the cast and crew.
Bryan Soh '18 spoke with High School Theater Director Valerie Bijur Carlson about the uniqueness of this year's fall play, the double tragedy antigone/CAESAR, which will premiere in the Palmer Center on the evening of Friday, November 16.
The High School Theater and Dance programs ended Family Weekend on a high note with a trip to see a Chekov-inspired dance-theater production at Lugano Arte e Cultura (LAC) on the afternoon of October 14.
Students concluded the 2018 TASIS Summer Programs by showcasing their considerable talents at the Summer Arts Festivals on July 16–18 (session one) and August 8–10 (session two). See their excellent work and learn more about the unmatched performing and visual arts programs offered at TASIS.
Amelia Panella '18 sat down with Rosenbaum, a professional actor and composer from New York who has worked at the TASIS Summer Programs since 2014. He discusses how his predecessor, Matthew Frazier-Smith, prepared him for his demanding new role and shares his vision for the future of DPAT.
The Elementary School Theater Program performed the original musical Cry Wolf in front of sold-out crowds in the Palmer Center on the evenings of May 31 and June 1. Watch the premiere in its entirety.
TASIS teachers and students will now have access to Digital Theatre Plus, a 21st-century educational library of classic and contemporary plays, literary theory and criticism, theater history, and interviews with theater practitioners.