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BWW Blog: Agreeability, Community and the PandemicBWW Blog: Agreeability, Community and the Pandemic
by Student Blogger: Troy Freeman - June 5, 2020

College is going to look a little different next year. Specifically, for those in highly interpersonal fields, such as the performing arts. The stream of COVID-related emails from university heads are foreshadowing transitions in both quality of life and the way classes are operated. (more...)
BWW Blog: Black Voices MatterBWW Blog: Black Voices Matter
by Student Blogger: Isa Peña - June 5, 2020

I will never understand what it means to be a black person living in America right now. I cannot say better what has already been said. However, I will use my voice in any way I can to fight for justice.  a??a??a??a??a??a??a?? (more...)
BWW Blog: First Time DirectingBWW Blog: First Time Directing
by Student Blogger: Maria Pauer - June 5, 2020

My first-time directing was all thanks to a Facebook post. It was September of 2019, and my second year of college was just getting started. (more...)
BWW Blog: Freshman Year at Temple University – Musical TheaterBWW Blog: Freshman Year at Temple University – Musical Theater
by Student Blogger: Matthew Green - June 5, 2020

In August of 2019, I began my freshman year as a Musical Theater major in the School of Theater, Film, and Media Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia. I had not pictured myself going to school in a city, however as soon as I visited, I fell in love! (more...)
BWW Blog: To Northwestern Theater and Beyond - A Call to ActionBWW Blog: To Northwestern Theater and Beyond - A Call to Action
by Student Blogger: Sammi Tapper - June 5, 2020

I have expressed to my friends how grateful I am that even though my hometown may not be as educated and vocal about the systemic racism deeply rooted in our country, at least my school friends are.  (more...)
BWW Blog: Till We Reach That Day...BWW Blog: Till We Reach That Day...
by Student Blogger: Josie Reynolds - June 5, 2020

a?oeGive the people A day of peace. A day of pride. A day of justice We have been denied. Let the new day dawn, Oh, Lord, I pray... We'll never get to heaven Till we reach that day.a?? - Ragtime (more...)
BWW Blog: In Defense of RestBWW Blog: In Defense of Rest
by Student Blogger: Brittany Davis - June 5, 2020

With so much going on in the world, and so many other stories to be told and amplified, my perspective on theatre school feelsa??a little bit small. However, I also know that perhaps this message is one some people may need to hear at this moment, and so I will share. (more...)
BWW Blog: My Experience at NYU TischBWW Blog: My Experience at NYU Tisch
by Student Blogger: Alyssa Silver - June 5, 2020

The groundedness I felt after voice class, my entire body tingling with sensory awareness and of every acting impulse I had. The freedom of jumping into an impulse at 100%. I realized I had a voice and that I could take up space.  (more...)
BWW Blog: Why You Should Date a Musical Theatre MajorBWW Blog: Why You Should Date a Musical Theatre Major
by Student Blogger: Emma Rose Dorsch - June 4, 2020

We all know dating is hard, but dating in as a Musical Theatre major? Insanely difficult. (more...)
BWW Blog: Exploring Other MediumsBWW Blog: Exploring Other Mediums
by Student Blogger: Caroline Orejuela - June 4, 2020

What happens if current social distancing impacts the audiences attending live theatre in the long term? The world will likely not look the same post pandemic. (more...)
BWW Blog: I Just Can't Wait to Be King (Aka A Musical Theatre Major)BWW Blog: I Just Can't Wait to Be King (Aka A Musical Theatre Major)
by Student Blogger: Molly Tucker - June 4, 2020

My life changed for the better on my eighth birthday. My loving parents gifted me with tickets to the touring production of The Lion King because it was coming to Atlanta around my big day. (more...)
BWW Blog: My White PrivilegeBWW Blog: My White Privilege
by Student Blogger: Noah Skurtu - June 4, 2020

I reflect and realize that those are things that I, a white male, could do without any issue before the virus. Not just without issue, but without the chance of being harassed, attacked, or even killed for the color of my skin.  (more...)
BWW Blog: The Truth About Community College Theatre MajorsBWW Blog: The Truth About Community College Theatre Majors
by Student Blogger: Holly Stefanik - June 4, 2020

As a theatre person, we go through high school assuming that in order to be successful and make our big break, we have to go to one of the top theatre schools in the country. But my experience as a Theatre Arts major at a community college in New Jersey has proven the exact opposite. (more...)
BWW Blog: A Fish in the SeaBWW Blog: A Fish in the Sea
by Student Blogger: Spencer Hall - June 4, 2020

When deciding to pursue an education in Musical Theatre, it took a lot of convincing to my peers, counselors, and voice teachers that I'd be ready to go for it. My parents on the other hand were incredibly supportive, so that's something I was truly grateful for. However, nothing prepared me for what took place in some of those audition rooms. (more...)
BWW Blog: Brazilian Girl Finding Her Way into BroadwayBWW Blog: Brazilian Girl Finding Her Way into Broadway
by Student Blogger: Isabella Schiavon - June 4, 2020

How did this Brazilian girl find her way into writing blog posts for BroadwayWorld? To be honest, sometimes, I find myself asking this question as well. (more...)
BWW Blog: SomedayBWW Blog: Someday
by Student Blogger: Izzi Diaz - June 4, 2020

Equality. It feels like we've been fighting for years, decades, ages. Yet, why does nothing seem to change? Racism is not a new issue. Innocent black lives are constantly being taken, whether we see videos or not. The world is bleeding, America is burning, and we are tired. (more...)
BWW Blog: We Must Be Here for Black LivesBWW Blog: We Must Be Here for Black Lives
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick - June 3, 2020

I'm here. These words are championed by theatrical hero Celie from The Color Purple. These words inspire Celie to scream out to the world that she is beautiful and has the right to live a wonderful life. These words must echo across the nation in support of black lives. We all must be here for black lives.  (more...)
BWW Blog: Living and Learning During the PandemicBWW Blog: Living and Learning During the Pandemic
by Student Blogger: Maura Consedine - June 3, 2020

I never in a million years thought that I would live through a global pandemic. Just saying it aloud now that we are in the middle of one still feels incredibly strange. (more...)
BWW Blog: Staying Creative and On Task!BWW Blog: Staying Creative and On Task!
by Student Blogger: Benjamin Simonetty - June 3, 2020

In my journey from community college to university I've come across some obstacles with the current changes. With the help of my Professors and peers I've discovered some tricks to help navigate this tricky time.  (more...)
BWW Blog: June is Bustin' Out All OverBWW Blog: June is Bustin' Out All Over
by Student Blogger: Christina Samanie - June 3, 2020

My immediate thoughts were along the lines of: a?oeHow on earth do they expect students to retain any kind of theatre teaching in solely an online setting?a?? a?oeWhat will be their expectations of us moving forward?a?? a?oeWill I continue to succeed or lose interest?a?? a?oeWhat will I do for my dance class?a??  (more...)
BWW Blog: Revival! - Bringing a Show to KCACTFBWW Blog: Revival! - Bringing a Show to KCACTF
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - June 3, 2020

Did you ever see the video of the cast of Be More Chill finding out they were going to Broadway? That's how we felt. (more...)
BWW Blog: How the Pandemic Popped the Princeton BubbleBWW Blog: How the Pandemic Popped the Princeton Bubble
by Student Blogger: Kate Semmens - June 3, 2020

It was on Wednesday, March 11th that Princeton announced to students that the rest of the 2020 Spring semester would be virtual. By the time that Wednesday rolled around, not only were Princeton students knee-deep in midterms and excitedly preparing for Spring Break, but the reality of the virus was quickly settling in. (more...)
BWW Blog: How to Keep Pursuing a Job or Internship in the Time of a PandemicBWW Blog: How to Keep Pursuing a Job or Internship in the Time of a Pandemic
by Student Blogger: Brigid Pfeifer - June 3, 2020

Just a couple of weeks ago, I earned my Bachelors in Theater. At least I did virtually. As a member of the class of 2020, my final semester of college came to an end abruptly back in March. (more...)
BWW Blog: A Day in the Life - A Look at Full Time Theatre School Before the PandemicBWW Blog: A Day in the Life - A Look at Full Time Theatre School Before the Pandemic
by Student Blogger: Olive Elzinga - June 3, 2020

In the first week it was a whirlwind of singing for voice teachers so I could be placed with the right one, running from ballet to tap classes to be put in a dance level that would make sure I didn't end up with someone who had been dancing since the age of three, an abundance of meetings about what to expect, and meeting my new classmates.  (more...)
BWW Blog: My Temple University ExperienceBWW Blog: My Temple University Experience
by Student Blogger: Will Harding - June 3, 2020

Being a part of Temple University's theater program has been an absolute pleasure so far. From the friends that I've made to the professors I have worked with, there is no doubt in my mind that I made the correct decision in entering the world of theater, or at least taking the first step. (more...)

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