Political science and theatre double major Fatima Faris ’17 juggled performances, homework and extracurricular activities with the help of a great faculty advisor.
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Meet Our Students and Graduates
Hear straight from students just like you. Or read stories from successful alumni who'll tell you just how far a degree in accounting can take you.
Now a Broadway hair dresser, Ashley Leitzel-Reichenbach '02 graduated with a degree in theatre and went on to earn her master's degree in wig and make-up design from the North Carolina School of the Arts.
Alumnus Craig Housenick won his third Emmy for his outstanding lighting work on NBC's The Voice.
Coming into college with an undecided major, James Costello was quickly drawn to the theater department's contagous love and enthusiam.
Jacob Brittingham '14 previously taught biology for grades 6-11 and ran the drama club at New Life Christian School. Today, he is pursuing a doctorate degree in molecular, cellular and integrative biosciences at Penn State. He is also involved with the State College Community Theatre.
Having the freedom to take several courses outside her field of study allowed Shayna Freed '11 to build skills that have been crucial to her job at a Philadelphia theater.
Choral ensembles provide students with unique musical experiences on and off campus.
The Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band perform a wide repertoire in a challenging and rewarding environment.
Pianists and organists perform in a range of solo, chamber, and large ensemble settings on the finest instruments.
A traditional big band and small combos appear at a variety of venues.
Small ensembles offer opportunities to study highly specialized literature.
The Opera Studio performs fully-staged productions with orchestra in addition to programs of opera scenes.