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“You’re Just a Bloody Woman!”

PINTER’S WOMEN: Emma (Olivia Mell ‘09, right) faces her husband (Josh Mervis ‘08  after having an affair with his best friend in a scene from Pinter’s “The Betrayal.”<br /><i>PHOTO  courtesy of  Amira Mintz-Morgenthau/The Hoot</i>

PINTER’S WOMEN: Emma (Olivia Mell ‘09, right) faces her husband (Josh Mervis ‘08 after having an affair with his best friend in a scene from Pinter’s “The Betrayal.”
PHOTO courtesy of Amira Mintz-Morgenthau/The Hoot

Pinter, by definition, is a man’s … Read More...

Inside the actor’s studio: typecasting

diverse-city-2-13-09_page_2_image_0002Columbia in “Rocky Horror,” Roberta in “Quickies,” Mallory/Avril in “City of Angels,” Louise in “Gypsy”… it seems that if you need someone to be onstage in little to very little clothing, I’m the girl to cast. Typecasting is often one … Read More...

Hell Week or, Why Auditions Aren’t for Me

diverse-city-1-23-09_page_3_image_0002It’s weeks like these which make me question my choice of profession. The stress, the disappointment, the sleepless nights. I’m referring of course, to the period of auditions for the Undergraduate Theatre Collective, which I participate in at the beginning … Read More...

Hollywood’s finest five from 2008

My top five may not even be close to your top five. A few of them aren’t even up for the major awards. But my top five made this list for many different reasons: some showcased lesser-known talent, some had Read More...

Top movie prospects in 2009

1. “The Brothers Bloom”

Academy Award winners Rachel Weisz and Adrian Brody headline this intricate caper movie by director Rian Johnson (Brick). Mark Ruffalo and Academy Award nominee Rinko Kikuchi also star. Ruffalo and Brody are the Brothers Bloom, the … Read More...

Dancing in the New York City streets

Let me start off by saying how thrilled I am that I can now add the words “professional dancer” to my resume.

At the end of a not-so-thrilling summer, I was given the opportunity to audition for a dancing commercial … Read More...

TV becomes reality

I seem to have become The Hoot’s Museum of Science girl. Last year, I wrote about the controversial exhibit, Body Worlds II, which involved plastinated bodies in elaborate poses. Why not write about crime this year?

Those of you who … Read More...

Jorja is CSI's goodbye girl

Wouldnt you if you were married to Mrs. Roper?

I dont even have to turn around. Sara Sidle.

With this brief interchange, crime scene investigator Sara Sidle made her first appearance on the CBS hit show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. … Read More...

Waltzing back into the spotlight

I love Dancing with the Stars. There, Ive said it. As a general rule, Im not one for reality televisionIll take my Greys Anatomy and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation any day over Survivor or Americas Most Smartest Model. But I … Read More...

Deviant Culture Club puts on Rocky Horror Picture Show

Michael Rennie was ill, while the Earth stood still, but he told us where we stand and Flash Gordon was there in silver underwear, Claude Raines was the Invisible Man

So begins the wild campus event that is the Deviant … Read More...

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