Xinyi Lin

Wed, Apr 23, 2014, 4:01am

Members of the “Passing Strange” creative team discuss how the original script of the show allowed for freedom and improvisation in their creation of choreography and music.

Wed, Apr 16, 2014, 3:01am

“Passing Strange” costume designer, Becca Guthrie, BC ’16, shares her vision for the look of the upcoming show and gives colorful sneak peek at some of the costume pieces audience members will see next week.

Tue, Apr 8, 2014, 1:48am

Spectator recently sat down with Julian Wright CC ’17 and Dylan Jones CC ’16 to discuss their roles in “Passing Strange.” Most cast members play multiple roles over the course of the show while Wright and Jones play “Youth” and “Mother,” respectively, for the entirety of the production. 

Thu, Apr 3, 2014, 5:01am

This spring, the Columbia Musical Theatre Society and the Black Theatre Ensemble are teaming up for the first time to produce the blues-rock musical “Passing Strange,” which follows an African American man's journey of self discovery.

Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 12:08am

Before coming to Columbia, Ian Hewitt, CC ’17, played Peter Pan in Mickey's Soundsational Parade at Disneyland Park. Check out this video to hear stories about what it's like to be backstage at Disneyland (and have lots of fans). 

Fri, Feb 28, 2014, 5:25am

Organized by the Chinese Students Club, the Lunar Gala is an annual culture, fashion, and talent show that celebrates Chinese culture.

Wed, Feb 19, 2014, 12:48pm

Varsity Show cast raises expectations for the full version of the show, which opens in May.

Wed, Feb 19, 2014, 2:36am

Did you miss the 120th Varsity Show West End Preview this week? Check out some scenes from the short performance and hear students’ first reactions to this year’s production.

Sun, Feb 16, 2014, 11:54am

Vikas Arun, SEAS ’17, is currently performing with the Catastrophe Dance Company and will be touring five cities next year with the Celebrity Dance Company. He recently sat down with Spectator to discuss how he balances his workload with his passion for tap.

Fri, Feb 14, 2014, 1:32am

Learn some foundational Bhangra skills and show them off this weekend alongside Columbia Bhangra at their popular event, “Bhangra in the Heights.’’

 

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