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Community

I think the most important lesson I’ve learned this semester year and throughout my BU experience is about community. So much of my young life has been discovering who I am operating independently but ultimately at the end of the day its the people I love and care about that make me want to get […]

Busking

Street performance has always been one of my great passions. It began as a fun way to meet people and get cash and has developed for me as an honest form of exploring what the population is like in a specific region. I first started busking in Halifax Nova Scotia my first year at university. […]

The brilliance of the office.

It has been 6 years since I first watched NBC’s hit sitcom “the office” and 6 years later it is still the best sitcom I have ever had the privileged of watching. So many shows try extremely hard to be funny but almost no show succeeds. The office I feel has a lesson for me […]

Don Juan and the Dangers of our societies ideas of Masculinity.

For our thesis Jessie and I chose to put on a Production of Don Juan comes back from the war. This play at the time I read it instilled fear in me at the thought of putting it on. We both felt the script spoke to the toxicity of masculine culture we had been raised […]

Auditioning

The world outside the walls of the University is fast approaching. It is hard to not get overwhelmed with all the new faces and projects I will be surrounded with in the near future. I need to remind myself that every audition is an opportunity. Most everything that I go out for I will not […]

Hope in the Darkest Places

I recently finished the play Pillowman by Martin McDonagh. I was struck by the lightness of the dialogue¬†and the darkness of the action. On first glance this could be interpreted as the sinister underbelly of the world. We are brought up as children like in the stories of the play believing one thing but our […]

Labyrinth and the use of Comedy

I have been struck by the darkness of our world recently and have been fascinated with the way art speaks to our current moment. I want to know what form of theater (Drama, Comedy) whatever it may be will have the most effect on an audience to cause them to seek change for the better. […]