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Less 'knee-slapping' humor, more wittiness in ACT's 'Blithe Spirit'
February 22, 2018 - 8:07am
February 9, 2018
Dakota Wesleyan University student Taylor Smidt pours blue and yellow water together to create green while her classmate Breanne Bradenburg looks on during a free art class held Thursday night at the Visual Arts Center on campus. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Educating with art elements
February 9, 2018 - 8:04am
January 31, 2018
Gary Thury waits behind the front desk at the Mitchell Area Community Theatre on Tuesday morning to sell memberships following the announcement of the 2018-19 lineup. (Matt Gade/ Republic)
Area Community Theatre reveals 2018-19 season lineup
January 31, 2018 - 3:54pm
January 19, 2018
Members of Friend de Coup perform their community show on Thursday night at the Mitchell School District Performing Arts Center. This year's theme for FDC's competitive show is Daring Greatly. (Matt Gade / Republic)
An 'adventure' with the arts
January 19, 2018 - 8:34am
December 22, 2017
Moriah Plastow, a junior at Mitchell High School, plays guitar during the show choir's annual Up With Show performance earlier this year at the performing arts center. (Matt Gade/ Republic)
Mitchell teen selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
December 22, 2017 - 8:24am
December 2, 2017
Father Andrew Thuringer poses for a photo inside of Holy Family Catholic Church earlier this week. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Holy Family Catholic pastor's passion for acting 'is contagious'
December 2, 2017 - 8:00am
December 1, 2017
Gary Thury, who portrays George Bailey in "It's A Wonderful Life," speaks with A.J. Bierman, who plays Mr. Gower, during a dress rehearsal on Wednesday night at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Fine Arts at the Mitchell Area Community Theatre. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Latest ACT production to define 'what it means to be good'
December 1, 2017 - 3:35pm
Members of Friend de Coup, Mitchell High School’s show choir, perform their closer for their "Wishes" performance on Thursday night at the Mitchell High School Performing Arts Center. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A dazzling debut for Mitchell's FDC
December 1, 2017 - 8:10am
November 29, 2017
Jonelle Margallo, a 1997 Mitchell High School graduate, made her Broadway debut on Sept. 25 in “Miss Saigon” The show runs through January. (Photo courtesy of Billy Bustamante)
Margallo goes from Mitchell to Broadway
November 29, 2017 - 10:13am
November 9, 2017
Dakota Wesleyan University student Chris Gollnick portrays Marc in the school's latest production "Art." (Submitted photo)
Friendship explored in Dakota Wesleyan's production 'Art'
November 9, 2017 - 8:11am
November 8, 2017
Hazel Mebius serves as the narrator for "Into the Woods" during a dress rehearsal on Monday at the performing arts center. Students Autumn Lentz, Morgan Schutte, Heaven Brinker and Alexis Christenson, who also have roles in the musical, stand in the background. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Mitchell Middle School shows off talent in "Into the Woods"
November 8, 2017 - 8:10am
November 6, 2017
Noel Ahlers, and her two children Kate and Tyler, pose for photo on stage at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts — home to Mitchell's Area Community Theatre. (Sara Bertsch/ Republic)
Feels like family: ACT members share theater stories
November 6, 2017 - 11:33am
October 23, 2017
Actors and actress perform during dress rehearsal for the Mitchell Area Community Theatre's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" on Wednesday night at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Expect the unexpected in ACT's 'Sleepy Hollow'
October 23, 2017 - 12:16pm
October 21, 2017
A group of Twinkle N Twirl dancers cheer during a volleyball game on Tuesday night in Mount Vernon. Twinkle N Twirl dance began two years ago in Mount Vernon to provide area children with dance classes. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Twinkle N Twirl dance mixes cheer, dance and gymnastic for Mount Vernon students
October 21, 2017 - 10:48am
October 19, 2017
Mitchell High School students Jamison Gross and Tessa Yeo take the stage during dress rehearsal of "Bye Bye Birdie" on Tuesday night at the performing arts center. (Photo courtesy of Gretchen Wilson/ Mitchell High School)
Teen angst surrounds MHS' latest musical 'Bye Bye Birdie'
October 19, 2017 - 9:27am
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