As I’ve mentioned many times before in these posts and in my papers, the need to interact with others and to critically engage with discussions are of the utmost importance when it comes to getting involved online. Online classes are essentially useless without an interactive element like discussions in the…

Almost 15 years ago, researchers Jennifer Nicholls and Robyn Philip from the University of Sydney and Macquarie University in Australia created a study to find out how a real-life experience classroom could be recreated online. They viewed this project through the lens of theater. As an art form and in…

Nothing says grandeur like musical theatre. This is the art style that calls for gigantic set pieces, including entire restaurants, New York City skyscrapers, ships, ballrooms, barns, or even 19th-century French barricades. Sound design is at its height, oftentimes with as many as 20 actors on stage with a hot…

Hello, world! I probably am not the first person to tell you that live performance as both a culture and an industry is in a supremely bizarre place right now.

Live performances, and specifically theatre, keep me going (at least they did in the Before Times.) Every angle of a…

There is truly nothing quite like high school theatre. Something about hanging out with the same large group of people five or six days a week for nine months out of the year and putting on shows with these people creates an atmosphere that really doesn’t exist in any other…

Charlotte Phillipp

Journalism student based in Los Angeles & Chicago

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