As butterflies build, and my breath shortens, the lights come up and it’s my cue. The first one to step out on stage, the first actor the audience lays eyes on. No pressure. But as I step into the spotlight and begin to speak my first line, the anxieties seem to subside, and I feel completely at home.
To manage and promote his various endeavors, Monty Craig (right) has become a prolific user of social media and developing technologies, and he hopes to equip his students with professional skills that will allow them to succeed in the industry.
As always, the depth, passion and drive of Clemson students never fail to impress. The graduating Class of 2012 has spent a lot of time exploring — their futures, their interests, their research and their passions. With so much potential, we know they’re off to great things. In the meantime, check out the stories of five of our incredible seniors.
Imagine walking around the streets of London during the 2012 Summer Olympics. People from all over the world have congregated in one city, and every nationality imaginable is represented in the sea of people before you. Among the hustle and bustle of the crowds you hear the familiar tune of “Tiger Rag.” It will sound […]
Clemson students who endeavor to receive a degree in the performing arts department have chosen to take on a life of long rehearsals, hours of set painting and tedious nights of sleeping with their scripts in hand. They hope to soak in their characters. There is no such thing as being too dedicated.
If you’re at all familiar with ABC’s reality television program Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, then you have an idea of the frenetic challenge the Department of Performing Arts and the Clemson Players recently faced. After finding out they had been accepted to participate in a prestigious national competition, the Players spent their days rehearsing, preparing […]
By Sallie McKenzie Performing Arts Ordering 85 or more pizzas each time she calls makes Sonja Massey one of Papa John’s favorite customers. As the administrative assistant for Clemson University Bands, placing food orders of such a large quantity has become rather standard; however, feeding hungry band students is not the only item on Massey’s […]
For her summer break, Sherwood moved to the heart of the entertainment industry — Los Angeles. While on the West Coast she worked as a writing intern on the award-winning television show “The Closer.” The internship, sponsored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, gave Sherwood the opportunity to work with the show’s eight-member writing team.