Life’s but a walking shadow

Guiding shadow puppets across the stage, Animas High School student puppeteers from left, Corinne Truax, 14; Oli Sakadinsky, 14; Rebekah Kuster, 15; and Kaylie Evans, 14; rehearse Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” on Wednesday at the school. Forty-eight ninth-grade students, who have been studying Shakespeare in their humanities class, have been involved in the publicity, sound, lighting, and stage design of the shadow-puppet production. Two classes will be presenting shows with student actors and different scripts at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Friday at the school. Enlarge photo

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Guiding shadow puppets across the stage, Animas High School student puppeteers from left, Corinne Truax, 14; Oli Sakadinsky, 14; Rebekah Kuster, 15; and Kaylie Evans, 14; rehearse Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” on Wednesday at the school. Forty-eight ninth-grade students, who have been studying Shakespeare in their humanities class, have been involved in the publicity, sound, lighting, and stage design of the shadow-puppet production. Two classes will be presenting shows with student actors and different scripts at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Friday at the school.

Animas High School teacher Jessica McCallum goes over chores with students before their shadow-puppet production of “Macbeth” on Friday. Enlarge photo

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Animas High School teacher Jessica McCallum goes over chores with students before their shadow-puppet production of “Macbeth” on Friday.