The Perfect Ensemble
A new semester begins! Only three weeks in and I already feel like our group has discovered such a profound and wonderful new way of w..
A Semester in Review: Graduate School vs. Undergrad
Me! Right after my May 2021 graduation!
Has it been a few months or a few years since you completed your undergraduate degree? Are you..
Post-Covid Artist Communes: How to Survive an MFA Program
As a reformed freelancer of 15 years, one of the main reasons I attended graduate school was to gain access to and become connected with t..
One foot in, one foot out
November hit and the countdown to the end of the semester seemed to commence simultaneously for all of the grad students. This was accompanied mostly with excitement and a little stress mixed in. For those of us graduating in May, the conversation is starting to turn toward the ever-looming job hunt. Within the month of November, we have applied for Spring graduation, enrolled in our courses for the last semester, and have started fielding questions from family members about what’s next. My first though: yikes. There has always been a good amount of stuff to juggle as a student in this program but now it feels like everything is ramping up when it should (theoretically) be slowing down. More and more, I am finding myself continuously balancing the here and now, plans for two months from now, and looming questions about my life six months from now.
Devising a Festival
For our EDPP thesis projects, each of us is responsible for submitting an inquiry that we will investigate through performance. We can c..
Delving into the summer
My entire cohort with a few extra folks from interdisciplinary MFA programs, plus our leadership professor Beth Ryan on our last day.
What It’s Like to Write A Thesis
Last Thursday, at 11 p.m., my finger hovered over the touch pad of my laptop. The cursor was poised ominously over a send button. I stared..
I’m writing this post under a pile of deadlines.
I’m not sure I ever told you this, but I never thought I could be a writer. Yet here I stand today, almost at the end ..
Spring break 2018 is fast approaching. When we return, there will only be seven more weeks in the semester. When I walk out of my evening ..