Designing, Directing, and Disney: An Artistic Discussion With Kennon Cliche

In little over a week, I’ll be making my tentative, facemasked return to New York City– resuming University in a Covid-19 world. The pandemic has shifted what it means to get an Acting degree and while I’m thankful for the hybrid, somewhat in-person class model I’ll be returning to- I’m forced to acknowledge the fact… Read More Designing, Directing, and Disney: An Artistic Discussion With Kennon Cliche

A Pandemic’s Impact On Theatre: An Interview With Jason Brubaker

Theatre companies have been thrown into chaos amidst Covid-19. In the face of this pandemic, though, many of them have shown inspiring resilience and ingenuity. One of these companies is The Playthings Theatre. The Playthings Theatre is an intimate theatre company based in Midtown Manhattan. Their mission? To create a safe space for a family… Read More A Pandemic’s Impact On Theatre: An Interview With Jason Brubaker

You Could Be An Expert At Anything… So Why Aren’t You?

You could be an expert at anything, right now. So why aren’t you? People say that if you comprehensively read three books on any given subject, you’ll know more on that subject than 95% of the population (of course this only accounts for book knowledge, not tactile experience). Additionally, you can learn anything and everything… Read More You Could Be An Expert At Anything… So Why Aren’t You?

The Influence of Individuals and Associated Responsibility

You are an incredibly influential individual. The choices you make, big and small, have direct and consequential effects on the world as we know it. You are burdened with immense power and subsequently an immense responsibility. You– specifically, you. This isn’t a line ripped from a superhero origin story, nor is it an obnoxiously patronizing,… Read More The Influence of Individuals and Associated Responsibility

A Guide To Friendship: Navigating Shifting Social Circles

Most of us don’t talk to our best friend from kindergarten all that much anymore. There isn’t anything wrong with that, it’s totally normal. Maybe one of you enrolled in a different middle school. Maybe, as time went on, you both pursued different interests and time slowly dissolved the connection you both found on the… Read More A Guide To Friendship: Navigating Shifting Social Circles