As an intern on Marvel’s new blockbuster, "Ant Man and the Wasp," Jeremy Colwell of McDonough got an up-close view of the state’s new billion-dollar movie industry.
Drew McDaniels found creative ways to use his computer skills – and his fresh perspective has kept keep him in demand, both on and off campus, ever since.
In the minutes leading up to “The Nutracker’s” premiere 2016 performance Amelia Pelton, the production’s artistic director, is out among the seats of Russell Auditorium greeting audience members. She’s easy to spot in her festive red sequined jacket adorned with a glittering holiday wreath broach. What you can’t tell by the smile and twinkle in her eyes is that, just minutes before, she was putting out a thousand fires.
For junior theatre major Haley Fusia, her study abroad trip will involve traveling through the streets of Prague, tasting traditional Czech fare and also performing in the world premiere of “The Vision of Čapek.”
Her career has spanned broad horizons including directing off-Broadways plays, teaching both at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and Georgia College, as well as co-founding a theatre company called Washington Women in Theatre, which strives to give voice to new women playwrights.
Elizabeth Coleman met the world-famous producer of Broadway shows and films, including “The Lion King,” in New York City at the Amsterdam Theatre. She told him her ultimate goal was to be on Broadway, and during their 45-minute conversation, he offered her tons of advice.
Aside from their day jobs of designing and building scenery for the many performances through the Department of Theatre this semester, the group also took on a community-based engaged learning project.