Community Culture

Dana Pierangeli

Basement Arts broke from tradition this year and opened their new season not with a play or musical, but with their brand new “Latinx: Caberéy.” Directed by School of Music, Theatre & Dance senior Lauren Kenner with assistance from SMTD sophomores Ruby Pérez and Sammie Estrella, this performa


The night was a perfect example of what can happen when friendship and genius come together, creating a partnership in which innovation can flourish.

Isango Ensemble

They bring their works of cultural fusion all over the world, including a variety of people into the conversation. Their production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” was one of their many ingenious inventions of taking a while known classic and making it almost unrecognizable in the best possible ways.

Ryan Cox

Just like the original piece, the Digital Music Ensemble plans on recreating the album through tape. Although Rush wrote that the group plans on recreating the piece as closely as possible, he also chose to make the piece more of their own.


Human hair is not often found in stockings. Neither are rings, cotton balls, jewelry, glitter or nail polish. But hanging ominously in the Irving Stenn Jr.

The Arb in its full, famous fall glory

Fall came on my birthday this year. Not officially, and not according to the seemingly arbitrary “first day of fall” that our calendars mark every year. On that official day, the high was 82 degrees. Given my unconventional love for cold weather, this sequence of events seriously depressed me.

Alix Curnow

Abate’s detailed and intricate choreography work allowed for fabulously orchestrated movements between performers. There was constantly something to catch your eye, be it a flip, a kick or a tap dance.

'The Rose Tattoo'

As the play began to conclude, furthermore, I couldn’t help but allow the tragic ending of “The Glass Menagerie” to keep my constantly on edge — just as Tom’s relationships to his family fall apart, I all but assumed that Serafina’s would fall apart as well.

Stephanie Guralnik

“Pockets of Silence at the Glorified Disco.” Fourteen School of Music, Theatre & Dance students stare at this strange amalgamation of words, amazed (and perhaps a little intimidated) by the fact that they have named a show they haven’t even created yet. 

Alix Curnow

We only have a few years of our life to spend at University, why not take advantage of all the glorious resources it has to offer?