10 Pupil Blogs to Test Out This Week

Our student bloggers write about how they are dealing with the current global health crisis, provide insights into their school’s performing arts programs, share their opinions on the latest theater news, and more.

Check out some of this week’s top blogs below!

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BWW blog: A week in the life of a student at the LIU Post Musical Theater

Student blogger: Jaclyn Hansen

Excerpt: As I go into my third week of the second semester, I’m slowly falling back into the school groove. While it is certainly not easy to take socially distant theater courses with masks on, I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to continue learning and growing with my colleagues. The theater department at LIU Post was able to face the challenges that we face, and I am glad that we continue to be successful and that we have made great progress with our craft.

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BWW Blog: <a href=Ivy Austin – A woman with many voices and many hats “height =” 150 “src =” https://cloudimages.broadwayworld.com/columnpiccloud/200200-54c045bb5de8b1e6e09dc0b7fc2365bb.jpg “align =” left “width =” 150 “/> BWW Blog: Ivy Austin – A woman with many voices and many hats

Student Blogger: Drew Eldridge

Excerpt: There are only a few artists who can be declared as talent of the “triple threat”. Ivy Austin is undoubtedly one of them. A star of the stage, radio and recording studio, Austin has been involved in hits like “Grease 2,” “A Prairie Home Companion,” and “Sesame Street,” where she has recorded with The Muppets since the show began!

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10 student blogs to check out this week - February 22-26, 2021BWW Blog: The most popular musical theater songs from the most popular musicals (according to Spotify)

Student Blogger: Madison Moore

Excerpt: To quench my own curiosity more than anything, I decided to compile a list of the most popular songs from each of the most popular musicals (at least according to Spotify statistics). The only qualifications are that the song must have at least a million hits on Spotify, that I only play up to 100 songs and only one song per musical.

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10 student blogs to check out this week - February 22-26, 2021BWW Blog: Broadway Stars and their Music

Student Blogger: Rachel Branning

Excerpt: While support for our favorite artists looks different these days, they have continued to share their talents with us, much of it through music releases and virtual performances. I recorded some of the artists who have music that single-handedly kept me sane during this pandemic. They are insanely talented and deserve so much support – so please check them out!

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BWW Blog: (Some of) My Quarantine Dream CastingsBWW Blog: (Some of) My Quarantine Dream Castings

Student Blogger: Sydney Emerson

Excerpt: While I was alone in a room the whole time, I turned to the old standby dream castings to pass my time. And let me tell you – I would pay good money to see one of these shows. So, without further ado, here are just a few of the auditions I came up with during the quarantine.

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10 student blogs to check out this week - February 22-26, 2021BWW blog: highlighting milestones in the history of black theater

Student blogger: Joey Tabasco

Excerpt: Theater wouldn’t be theater without the efforts of black artists, and it’s important to educate yourself about its impact on the industry. In honor of Black History Month, here is a timeline of theater milestones achieved by black professionals.

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BWW Blog: College Auditions / Pandemic Interviews - An Interview with My ClassmatesBWW Blog: College Auditions / Pandemic Interviews – An Interview with My Classmates

Student blogger: Izzy Betz

Excerpt: Instead of being able to travel across the US to attend schools and audition for various programs, you now had to do everything right. All you needed was a computer, a camera and a ring light. I decided to interview some of my close friends who had also auditioned / interviewed for college theater programs to see what their experience was like!

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BWW Blog: Take it personallyBWW Blog: Take it personally

Student blogger: Lily Kaufman

Excerpt: The multi-award winning play Roadkill was staged and conceived by Cora Bissett, the artistic director and founder of a Scottish company called Pachamama, and has been performed around the world, although I saw it on the outskirts of the Edinburgh Festival in 2010.

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BWW Blog: At the momentBWW Blog: At the moment

Student Blogger: Student Blogger: Claire Desenberg

Excerpt: 16 weeks, 112 days, that’s how long I have until the end. The days are long but the weeks are quick, a moment and it will all be over before I know. […] I just want to be done, but at the same time, part of me isn’t sure I’m ready for what’s next.

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10 student blogs to check out this week - February 22-26, 2021BWW Blog: Where are you now?

Student Blogger: Maggie Cummins

Excerpt: With all the talk about animals, the theater’s question arises: do you ever sit back and wonder what happened to the animals that star on Broadway? No, neither have I … until now. I’m no expert on the lives of dogs, cats, and other species that have stepped on the boards, but I can make some educated guesses.

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