Tag: performance

Christmas on Campus and Charlie Brown

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Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

"Isn't there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?!" "Sure, Charlie Brown. I can tell you..." When it comes to Christmas, I admit it: I am that girl. Carols the day after Halloween. A Netflix queue stacked with 14 versions of A Christmas Carol. Peppermint-flavored everything. read more

Did You Say Bagpipe Major?

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Assistant Editor

When someone tells you they are majoring in performing arts, it is unlikely that the first specialty that comes to mind is the bagpipes. For a Carnegie Mellon student, however, it isn't so strange . . . read more

A Star is Born

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Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Natalie Portman earned rave reviews--and an Academy Award--for her performance as a brilliant but troubled ballerina in the 2009 psychological thriller Black Swan. But convincingly portraying a world-class dancer with the moves to match took more than a few weeks of practicing her pliƩs and pirouettes: Portman actually began studying ballet as a teenager at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts summer camp. read more

One-on-One with Sara Vogl--Dance Minor

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Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

Sara Vogl is originally from Williamston, Michigan but attended Loyola University in Chicago where she majored in finance and double minored in marketing and dance. She has been dancing for 14 years with most of her training in ballet. read more

One-on-One with Lindsey Liberatore--Theatre Major

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Assistant Editor

Lindsey Liberatore is originally from Lakeville, Massachusetts and attended Marymount Manhattan College in New York City--a liberal arts college mostly known for its theatre and dance programs. Interested in hearing more? Read a Q&A with Lindsey: read more