MHS Shines at State

Minnetonka makes its eighth appearance at the One Act Play Festival.

Minnetonka High School (MHS) made its eighth appearance and earned its eighth Starred Performance rating, the highest honor, at the 2012 Class AA State One Act Play Festival on Feb.10. MHS theatre and English teacher John Lynn directed the stellar all-student cast and crew as they presented a 35-minute cut of Equus by Peter Shaffer.

In the story, Alan Strang, a 17-year old boy who has blinded six horses, is treated by psychiatrist Martin Dysart. Over the course of treatment, Dysart grows puzzled by the boy’s passion and has to face his own doubts about what it means to lead a “normal” life. The festival, sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League at the O’Shaughnessy Auditorium on the St. Catherine University campus in St. Paul, celebrates the top acting and technical theatre students in Minnesota and does not involve direct competition.

Congratulations to MHS on achieving this high honor!

Information provided by Krista Hoitomt