Who are you? What year are you? What are your interests? Hello, my name is Sierra/ Oscar-Edgar (my tentacle name) and I’m a senior performing in my very last musical! My hobbies include watching Parks and Rec, The Office, bringing sally down, and creating a million and seven Pinterest boards full of different shows I … More Meet the Artist: Sierra Mackiewicz
As I put on yet another layer of black grease paint and eyeliner on my face, I tried to remember how I got here, to this moment. How a subtle and loosely constructed conversation at a coffee shop led to staring into the glowing hot incandescent light bulbs of a dressing room in a college … More The Road We Traveled by Betsy Baker
“Inferior to us God made you, and our inferiors to the end of time you will remain.” Dean Burgon of Chichester Cathedral made this observation in a sermon to the academic women of Oxford in 1884. He would have been appalled to learn that British women have now overtaken men at all levels of educational … More History behind the play “Bluestockings”
Hi! I’m Julia Rowe and I am a freshman. I’m a part of the Duloc Ensemble and also a featured dancer. It’s so exciting to be a part of my first musical at Homestead! I first performed on stage in a dance recital when I was 3, but my first theater performance was The Jungle Book when … More Meet the Artist: Julia Rowe
Four years ago I wrote a post on this blog titled “What is the point of Theatre?” It showed up on my facebook memories yesterday and I wanted to share it again. Here is my post from 2013 in a different format.
Shakespeare’s The Tempest has always been a favorite of mine. Why? That’s easy. It’s full of beauty and magic. Prospera brings to life an “insubstantial pageant” in which she creates “the cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, the solemn temples, the great globe itself.” She is the playwright of her own performance, and this performative layering utilizes and … More An Aerial “Tempest”
The message author of 2017 is Isabelle Huppert, the theatre and cinema actress from France. So, here we are once more. Gathered again in Spring, 55 years since our inaugural meeting, to celebrate World Theatre Day. Just one day, 24 hours, is dedicated to celebrating theatre around the world. And here we are in Paris, … More World Theatre Day Message 2017 by Isabelle Huppert