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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Matt Rivera (11) hoists the first place trophy above his head as the rest of the cast begins to cheer and reach toward it. Rivera has been heavily involved in Manitous theatre department since middle school, and played a significant role in this years fall play, A Servant of Two Masters.

“The Last Illusion,” Earns Manitou Theatre First Place in Competition

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2016

Anticipation was high in the Mitchell High School Auditorium on the evening of February 5. Students from eleven neighboring high schools were gathered around the stage, waiting for the winners of...

Harry (Bennett Cross, 12) tries to convince Paul (Matt Rivera, 11) to build him a submersion tank. Paul refuses, saying that he would not want to build something that would kill Harry, who is a dear friend of his. Cross and Rivera have both been in Manitou theatre productions since middle school, and have shared the stage many times, including in this years fall production of A Servant of Two Masters.

Preview: “The Last Illusion” pays Homage to Houdini through Magic and Drama

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2016

The theatre department is hard at work preparing for their annual winter performance, the one-act play. The cast of twenty-one students spent rehearsal on Wednesday, January 21 practicing magic tricks,...

Hunter Bogush (11), the lead singer of Bottom Line.

Theatre Department Hosts Manitou’s First Coffee Shop

Aubrey Hall, Reporter October 31, 2014

On Friday, October 24th, following the last day of midterms, Manitou's Theatre Department hosted a "coffee shop" in the high school media center. It was complete with coffee, treats, and live entertainment...

Tuck (Morgan Baker, 11) and Mother Hicks (Maddie Dayhoff, 10) force Girl (Cate Montville, 10) to drink something that will allegedly cure her of the pneumonia she has contracted.

Review: Mother Hicks

Aubrey Hall, Reporter October 22, 2014

Mother Hicks by Susan Zeder is set in the town of Ware, Illinois, during the era of the Great Depression. Through the use of a chorus, the play is like a narrative novel, with its powerful imagery...

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