Tag Archive | School of Theater

How vulnerable am I willing to be?

The Autobio performance is fast approaching. In fact, it is less than one week away. Yesterday, we took the time in class to watch what everyone has been working on, to see the scope of the performance as a whole. This includes a piece that I wrote. This particular piece was one that I had […]

We’re doing better(?)

Last week in Dramaturgy, we selected plays to work on for our final project. Ilana put a table up on the chalk board and asked us to tally off where our playwrights fell within the following categories: Gender Identity:    Male | Female | Nonbinary | Trans Race: White | Afro-Caribbean | Asian/Asian American | LatinX […]

We’re NOT an MT Program…are we?

I used to be a musical theatre kid to the MAX. Not just to the max, but to the Max Bialystock. Then I came to BU and musical theatre took a back seat which was exactly what I needed when I first came into the program. My world was exploded from the world of the musical […]

How Theatre School has let a Black Girl Down

It was a dream come true when I heard about the upcoming season for the 2017-2018 school year at BU’s School of Theatre: we’re putting on an August Wilson play, Gem of the Ocean. For those of you who don’t know who August Wilson is, August Wilson (1945-2005) is one of our great American playwrights. […]

Why We Have Yet to Pop Our CFA Bubble

I’m sure it will come as no surprise to any other CFA student reading this post that we as artists and members of the BU community are extremely insular. Throughout my four years here, this conversation has been brought up in a multitude of ways, by many if not most of us. Who comes to see our […]

Self Care in the Theater

This weekend I attended a POC healing night for artists and activists in Boston put together by a dear friend of mine, Lauren Miller, who works in Community Engagement and is an Administrative Manager at Company One Theater in Boston. This event was constructed in three parts: a session of reconstructive yoga, a group listen […]

The Extent of Inclusion

This week, in an article written by Erica Nagel, I was introduced to a new method of theatrical inclusion called Relaxed Performances (RP’s). RP’s are designed to offer sensory- friendly performances of fully produced plays so as to invite members of the theater going community who are sensitive to sensory overload (ex. those on the […]