This week, justArts spoke with Gabi Nail ’18, who played Jeannie in The Brandeis Theater Department’s production of “Leveling Up.” justArts: Can you give me some background on your character, Jeannie, as you view her? Gabi Nail: Going into the show, there were a lot of strong feelings about Jeannie, myself included.
This week, justArts spoke with Emily Galloway ’18, Gabe Walker ’19 and Leah Sherin ’19, the producers of the annual Quckies, a series of 10-minute plays written by students. justArts: What are the “Quickies”? Emily Galloway: So, “Quickies” is a festival of ten-minute student-written plays.
This week, justArts spoke with Maria Kulchyckyj ’20 and Liv Molho ’20, the coordinators of the ’DEIS Impact event, “Rise Above: An Exploration of Dance and Body Culture.” They performed in the dances and choreographed them. justArts: How did you come up with the idea for the event? Maria Kulchyckyj and Olivia Molho: We really wanted our dances to provoke introspection for the people in the audience.
Brandeis freshman Jack Rubinstein ’20 put together a final slam, hosted by Dean of Student Life, Jamele Adams, in Cholmondeley’s Coffee House, this past Saturday evening.
This week, justArts spoke with Victoria Richardson ’20, the winner of the Slam that took place at Chum’s this past Saturday.
This week, justArts spoke with Sarah Steiker ’17, a senior Theater Major who is writing a Senior Thesis with Sarah Ackerman ’17. justArts: What is a Senior Thesis? Sarah Steiker: The Theater department has an application to do a thesis, and then it’s approved by the faculty.
Marius von Mayenburg’s “Martyr” is not for the weak-hearted. Following one boy’s tempestuous journey into the depths of Christian fundamentalism, the show evaluates the more antiquated beliefs in monotheistic faith and contemporary religious extremism we see in today’s society.
Marius von Mayenburg’s play “Martyr” unearths troubling ideas regarding religious extremism and its roots through the story of one young German teen’s enchantment with religious fundamentalism in relation to the mundane teenage experience.
Old tires and broken toys are not the first things that come to mind when presented with the idea of sculpture.
In college, most of us have hopefully grown to appreciate the people who make our education what it is ― those who teach and those who give us the tools to learn and indulge our own interests.