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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Farmers Alley Theatre bites the blade to the best of their ability with “The Revolutionists”

Farmers Alley Theatre bites the blade to the best of their ability with “The Revolutionists”

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022

“The Revolutionists,” written for the stage by Lauren Gunderson, is a four-woman play set in 1793 during the Reign of Terror, the infamously bloody phase of the French Revolution when execution by...

Conners Critiques: “Love Hard” is a heartwarming movie for the winter season

Conner’s Critiques: “Love Hard” is a heartwarming movie for the winter season

Conner McBride, Business Manager January 25, 2022

The worst thing that can happen to you when looking for love is the person you thought you were dating turning out to be the complete opposite of what you expected. Like an oatmeal raisin cookie innocently...

(Left to right) Elias Nagel-Bennett, playing Treville, inducts DArtagnan played by Max Butkiewicz into the Musketeers. The production of the Three Musketeers depicted was in 2019, in which Nagel-Bennett played Treville along with the Duke of Buckingham, marking his most recent performance at the Kalamazoo Civic.

Loy Norrix junior is forced to cut acting career short due to COVID-19 conditions

Amady Mboup, Knights Speak Team December 16, 2020

“I just want to act,” said junior Elias Nagel-Bennett, when questioned on his feelings towards COVID-19 and the effects the virus has had on his career.  Nagel-Bennett has been acting in Kalamazoo’s...

Senior Katie Kutzko stands on an empty stage, looking out at the empty theatre. The lights are still on from the show, but without an audience the theater is silent.

Student performers miss connections and time to perfect craft during the COVID-19 restrictions on theatres

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor November 11, 2020

“I’ve met some of my best friends in acting, but those opportunities just don’t exist without theatre the way it was,” Loy Norrix junior Elias Nagel-Bennett said. On March 12, 2020, Broadway...

Action: Students Direct One Act Plays

Action: Students Direct One Act Plays

Justin Timmerman March 6, 2019

The one-act play fest was a set of three plays that the Loy Norrix theatre department performed in front of a live audience in the Kasdorf Auditorium on Thursday, February 7th. All three plays were directed...

Junior Becomes Captain for the Forensics Team

Junior Becomes Captain for the Forensics Team

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2018

The Loy Norrix Forensics Team has been a large part of junior Riley Dominianni’s high school career since the start. Before coming to Norrix, Dominianni participated in many theatrical productions....

From Left to Right: Victor Moss, Bonnie Bremer, Jaylan Shields, Abigail Hauke, advisor Paige OShea, Sebastian Rodriguez, JT Mitchell, Lydia Achenbach, and Joey Welch. They make up Loy Norrixs 2016-2017 Improv Team. Photo Credit / Sidney Richardson

A Contagion of Laughter Hits Loy Norrix

Sidney Richardson January 18, 2017

A diverse cast of hilarious characters have come together to bring laughs to Loy Norrix. The 2016-2017 Loy Norrix Improvisational Theatre (Improv) Team is loaded with different personalities and people...

To answer Sophia Boismier’s question about the differences between T.V. and theater, Gibbs pretends to break up with Boismier two different ways, like he would on stage, and in front of a camera. Photo Credit / Grace Marshall

The Book of Mormon's Gabe Gibbs visits Loy Norrix Drama Students

Grace Marshall December 1, 2016

In a recent review in Loy Norrix Knight Life, Rachel Zook called the Broadway musical, “The Book of Mormon,” “shocking, offensive, and wonderful.” On Friday, October 21st the Loy Norrix drama students...

Student Actors Face Dramatic Challenges Preparing for the Upcoming Play "The Great Gatsby"

Student Actors Face Dramatic Challenges Preparing for the Upcoming Play "The Great Gatsby"

Emma Whitehead October 19, 2016

For many students their dream is to star in a play. For junior, Drew Strand, junior, Victor Moss, and senior, Olivia Mears this dream has become a reality as they have been giving the leading roles in...

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