By: Tyler Ferrari ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier University theatre department took a big risk when they decided to experiment with repertory theater, with having three shows performed over two weeks. The undertaking is an amazing accomplishment for the department. Maya Farhat, Mac Blais and Eric Minion star as Emma, Jerry and Robert respectively in “Betrayal.” The trio put on perfect British accents throughout the show as they tell a tale of deceit, friendship and loves gained and lost. Bruce Cromer masterfully directs the show, effectively conveying the undertones of “Betrayal” through body language. A hilarious bit with Micah Price as … Continue reading Xavier Theatre triples the dazzle with its shows
I love music. I study music. I am, in fact, a music education major. I do not imagine that I will have a career where I will do much of what can be called “useful.” Not in the way that, say, an engineering student or a pre-med student will have a useful career. I also do not imagine that I will contribute a great deal to the economy, even though the music industry as a whole generates billions of dollars each year. Let’s be honest, we can’t all be Beyoncé. To be even more honest, I can’t guarantee that I … Continue reading Core allows students to find joy in learning
By: Alex Spindler ~Staff Writer~ The Department of Music and Theatre hosted the Sophomore Spring Vocal Recital this weekend at Bellarmine Chapel. Under the tutelage of vocal instructor Harriet Beebe Arrasmith, the voices of sophomores Brandon Langjahr, Elizabeth Rancourt, Mary Bond and Griffith Bludworth pierced the night air with selections ranging from classical to contemporary songs. Each student sang a few songs that best fit his or her vocal range. Rancourt started the evening’s festivities by singing, “If God Be for Us, Who Can Be Against?” by George Frederic Handel. Her lofty soprano vocals as well as Bond’s jazzy mezzo … Continue reading Sophomore Spring Vocal Recital features Xavier students’ talent
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