SHSTC’s Student Directed Showcase

By: Brooke Janson Sharon High School Theater Company (SHSTC) is proud to present three Student Directed shows: August, Opnar Aun Kauerdas, and the Rainbow Beneath. This winter season, students take responsibility and create shows of their own. Each original show touches on relevant subjects in society today including sexuality, gender identity, and anti semitism. Senior Kyle Ginsberg, a writer and one of the directors of August says that, “this year we take on more serious topics and that’s important for any audience to see and any student to produce.” August, which is co-directed by junior Jasper Olson, features a teenager named Agnes who leaves a toxic group of friends and discovers that they are transgender. Kyle says that the plot is based around his life and the struggles he had to face. “I’ve had the idea of portraying it in a show for a while. I started writing it in

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