One of the biggest additions to the department is the newly-formed Theatre Appreciation Club (TAC). While the club was first announced at the annual theatre picnic in August, meetings have now begun, and everyone is excited for the upcoming projects associated with TAC.
At 7:40 a.m., I sat in the Galvin lobby, waiting nervously. I'm not much of a reporter, and I'd never done a face-to-face interview before. Plus, the subject of my interview was a well-known, well-respected, and somewhat intimidating presence: Michael Kennedy.
On September 28, curtains opened for the Night Owl production of Stephen Karam's Speech and Debate at the Playcrafter's Barn Theatre. The production was directed by St. Ambrose alum Max Moline '17 and starred a cast entirely of SAU 2017 Theatre alumni Jordan Webster-Moore, Jordan McGinnis, and Helene Devine.
The senior highlighted for this issue is Kendall McKasson, a Theatre major with a minor in Arts Administration. She's a beloved "Techie" and captain of the St. Ambrose Tech Team. Most recently, she stage-managed the main stage production of Rumors by Neil Simon.