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Six freshman make their collegiate debut in “Dracula”

at rehearsal for Dracula, Sept. 28, 2018. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Nicole Smalls, Reporter

October 12, 2018

Dracula, the theater department’s first mainstage show of the season, features some fresh faces to the program: six cast members and the assistant manager. Of the 14 people that are involved with the show, almost half of them are freshman. Rebekah Gardner, Emma Hart, Hannah Kelly, Callie Payne, Rachel Ship...

Theater department sinks teeth into Dracula

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Actors lay on stage, setting the first scene as the audience filed into the Fain Fine Arts Center for the theater department’s opening performance of Dracula Oct 4. The horror novel by Bram Stoker was originally adapted into a play by Steven Deitz. The story undoubtedly paved the way for the mo...

Stage Manager Emily Burns: the woman in charge


Nicole Smalls, Reporter

October 3, 2018

Theater junior Emily Burns has been involved with theater since her sophomore year of high school, and with the theater department’s production of Dracula opening on Oct. 4, Burns will have worked in stage management for 17 shows. “Being a stage manager means that you’re the closest thi...

Sweeping sickness limits progress on Dracula production

Samuel Mitchell, Reporter

September 25, 2018

The theater department’s production of Dracula has hit a cough in the road as actors and technicians are suffering from a sickness sweeping over the department. “We were ahead of schedule thankfully, so this has only set us back to a normal pace,” Addrian Gaut, theater senior, said. While the prod...

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