Entertainment

Fall dance concert blends tradition, innovation

Fall dance concert blends tradition, innovation

There was a pretty large crowd in the MAC for Thursday night’s dress rehearsal of the McCallum Youth Dance Company’s fall concert “TRADITIONS, innovating.” The dance company performed the entire concert of student-choreographed and faculty-choreographed pieces during the dress rehearsal. The […]

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‘Catch Me if You Can’ Photo Gallery

‘Catch Me if You Can’ Photo Gallery

If you are heading to the MAC for the first show of the second week of Catch Me if You Can‘s run tonight at 7 p.m., you might enjoy seeing our photo gallery documenting how the show went from tech week […]

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MacTheatre’s fall musical debuts tomorrow

Junior Sophia Mullican and  freshman Magnus Bowles dance together for their roles of Paula and Frank Sr. who are Frank Jr's parents. Photo by Jasmine Barrera.

Starting off the McCallum Theatre’s 2017-18 season is the musical Catch Me if You Can, which is hitting the stage this Thursday. The show is about con-man Frank Jr., portrayed by junior Till Simon. Frank runs away from home at […]

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Band plays at annual jamboree

Band plays at annual jamboree

The Mac marching band brought its show, “Art Pop” to the 45th annual AISD Marching Band Jamboree at Burger Stadium this Tuesday. The show is based on the artwork of Andy Warhol. Photos by Isak Contreras. Reporting by Rylie Jones, […]

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SoundCloud provides Sanders an online canvas for musical expression

Sanders, aka Don Otto, was the penultimate graduation to cross the stage at the Erwin Center in June.

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.’’ — Victor Hugo Senior Adoni Sanders is one of many students at McCallum that chooses to express himself through music. At the start of freshman […]

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All about the music but perks are nice, too

All about the music but perks are nice, too

When it comes to guitar, sophomore Krell is committed for life Sophomore Matilda Krell came to McCallum in order to be the best guitar player she could be.  “I’ve been playing guitar for nine years.” Krell said. “It’s really satisfying to […]

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The Stage is Moore-Thom’s World

The Stage is Moore-Thom’s World

From auditions, to rehearsals, to opening night, to strike, there was one girl behind the organization of Animal Farm, McCallum’s last production of the year. Sophomore Zora Moore-Thoms is the stage manager of Animal Farm. A stage manager is third […]

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Different styles at McCallum

Different styles at McCallum

How the average McCallum student’s clothing choices affect them and their confidence Genevieve Temple The Shield: When did you first get into fashion? Genevieve Temple: “I wanted to be a fashion designer in first grade because I got a business […]

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Spring Break in ATX

Spring Break in ATX

Swimming Looking to escape the heat and the chaos of South By but don’t want to endure the hoards of people with tourist guides flocking to Barton Springs? Check out these more secluded swimming spots to swim and get back […]

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MacTheatre collects school record 9 GAHSMTA nominations

MacTheatre's production of "Me and My Girl" received nine Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Award nominations, a school record. MacTheatre was nominated for best music, best actor, best actress, best supporting actor and best supporting actress.

Me and My Girl, McCallum’s spring musical, received nine Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards nominations this morning, an all-time record for McCallum’s theatre program. “It’s so rewarding,” said Tristan Tierney, who received one of the nine nominations for […]

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