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- The Bridge: News for Students
Submit your entries for the 2023 Annual Juried Student Art Show by March 21Read “Submit your entries for the 2023 Annual Juried Student Art Show by March 21”
All Carthage students are invited to submit artwork for the 2023 Annual Juried Student Art Show. Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 via an online digital form.
- The Bridge: Arts
See Hannah Czaplicki ’23 in her student recital ‘Hello, Gorgeous!’ March 21Read “See Hannah Czaplicki ’23 in her student recital ‘Hello, Gorgeous!’ March 21”
Hannah Czaplicki ’23 will perform her recital “Hello, Gorgeous!” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in the H. F. Johnson Recital Hall.
- Top Stories
Carthage’s triumphant return to regional theatre festivalAfter two years of remote festivals, Carthage students attended the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in person Jan. 11-15, in Flint, Michigan.Read “Carthage’s triumphant return to regional theatre festival”
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Carthage’s cast and crew of ‘Memento Mori’ invited to KCACTFRead “Carthage’s cast and crew of ‘Memento Mori’ invited to KCACTF”
The Carthage Theatre Department’s world-premiere production of “Memento Mori: A Meditation” may have ended its opening run, but the work of the cast and crew is hardly over.
Carthage awards nearly half a million dollars in scholarships to visual and performing arts studentsCarthage provides scholarships up to $10,000 per year, and each scholarship is renewable for all four years at Carthage. Each year, the visual and performing arts award nearly half a million dollars in aid. Apply today!Read “Carthage awards nearly half a million dollars in scholarships to visual and performing arts students”
Welcoming Our New Director of Choral Activities, Director Maggie BurkRead “Welcoming Our New Director of Choral Activities, Director Maggie Burk”
As Carthage College begins its 2022-2023 school year, you are sure to find many new faces, both students and faculty alike! One of these people you are sure to meet is Professor Maggie Burk, our new Director of Choral Activities! Professor Burk is a choral conductor and performer and will be overseeing the growth of our choral productions and undergraduate music courses here at Carthage College. After recently completing her DMA at the University of Michigan, Professor Burk is excited to connect with her new students and become a part of the Carthage family. I spoke with her about her experience with choral music, upcoming events at Carthage, and her expectations for this school year.
Summer Internships and Senior Year with Marielle Shiring ’23Read “Summer Internships and Senior Year with Marielle Shiring ’23”
As our summer break comes to an end, we collectively look back on our memorable vacation after our recent 2021-2022 school terms. Whether it be internship opportunities, summer jobs, or rest and relaxation, each student is currently finding themselves wrapping up their current plans and preparing for yet another year at Carthage. This is especially true for our upcoming seniors as they gear up for one final year before they begin their time post-graduation. One of these seniors is Marielle Shiring ’23, a fine arts student that has spent her summer working as an administrative assistant for an internship at Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (HRT). I spoke with Marielle regarding her internship, her upcoming senior year, and her plans for the future.
Carthage College Says Farewell to Professor Lorian Schwaber “Mama Lorian”Read “Carthage College Says Farewell to Professor Lorian Schwaber “Mama Lorian””
Carthage College says a tearful farewell to our Broadway veteran and musical teacher of sixteen years, Professor Lorian Schwaber. Otherwise known on campus as “Mama Lorian”, Professor Schwaber has helped countless students as a mentor, coach, and a confidant. Due to her support, many Carthage students and alumni are currently working to become the performers they have dreamed to be. Mama Lorian plans on spending her retirement teaching master classes and workshops and traveling with her husband. I spoke with Professor Schwaber about her future plans, most memorable moments as a professor, and her time as a performer.
Musicals and operas for the 2022-23 season!Get your tickets to the 2022-23 season musicals and operas!Read “Musicals and operas for the 2022-23 season!”
See the 2022-23 music performances and get your tickets!The 2022-23 music performances are now available on the music calendar!Read “See the 2022-23 music performances and get your tickets!”
2022-23 theatre and dance performances announced!The 2022-23 theatre and dance season has been announced — see the performances and get your tickets today!Read “2022-23 theatre and dance performances announced!”
A Year After Graduation: An Interview with Mia Vilanova ’21Read “A Year After Graduation: An Interview with Mia Vilanova ’21”
After graduating college, seniors are gently pushed into the world so that they may take their place in the world. Some may not have a set plan or goal, but their experience and knowledge collected by their college experience helps them find the lifestyle that they want to partake in. After her graduation in 2021, Mia Vilanova is working her dream job as a Programming Associate at the Marcus Performing Arts Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I spoke with Mia about her current career, her plans after graduation, and how her time at Carthage College gave her the experience she needed to become the person she is today.