Daniel Ermel

    Daniel Ermel

    Class Year: ’11

    Majors: Music Theatre and Music Education

    Current Hometown: Wheeling, Illinois


    Choral Director at Lakes Community High School, Lake Villa, Illinois

    “The well-roundedness of the program at Carthage was extremely beneficial to my success. I didn’t just perform. I learned to build sets, to sew costumes, to direct one-acts. I spent a J-Term studying the wildlife in the Costa Rican rainforest. Carthage made me so much more than just an actor or a musician; it made me a person.”

    Rachel Page ?10

    Rachel Page

    Class Year: ’10

    Majors: Music Theatre

    Current Hometown: Chicago, Ill.


    Performer, pianist, and vocal instructor

    “I think the best thing Carthage has to offer is its professors. I felt like each one of my professors had my well-being in mind. I felt like I was an individual personality, not just a face in a class. My professors always made time for me, even when they weren’t in my major. I could stop in an office and contemplate life or assignments and then make jokes about both. I owe a lot to my mentors.”