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Students learn self-confidence in Stage Combat

By Mark Haiko and Soren Ryan-Jensen Staff Writers From fighting ghosts to dueling with longswords, Stage Combat is an Expeditions class that delves into the art of fighting on stage. In the class, students design skits to play out for different projects. Stage Combat teacher Keith Brown said finding new ways of expressing yourself and experimenting are the backbone of

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Tahoma students explore new talents in Stage Combat class

By Omar El-Bandrawy and Caden Vu Staff Writers Stage Combat is a performing arts class that allows students to step out of their comfort zone with the respect of their peers and their teacher. This class teaches students about how fight scenes in movies and plays are done without endangering actors, but this isn’t the only aspect of the course.

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Stage Combat course emphasizes trust and fighting techniques

By Deandra Han, Jennifer Rico and Karla Tran Staff Editors Stage Combat instructor Keith Brown teaches students fighting choreography, commonly known as stage combat, where they illustrate the illusion of physical fighting without causing harm to one another. Students get to use materials such as fake props to perform their acts live in class. This Expeditions class is not a

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Performing Arts teach us humanity

By Evelyn Archibald Staff Writer “The most important thing any kind of arts can teach,” Stage Combat and College Readiness instructor Keith Brown says, “is what teaches us humanity.” Stage Combat, an acting class focusing on combat and physical communication on stage, is the only performing arts class currently offered at Summit Shasta, but maybe that should change. While, as

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