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Student Blogger: Abigail Connolly


Student Blog: Experiencing 'Back to School' Nerves? I've Got Them Too.
July 8, 2021

If you’re a theater student like myself or just a performer in general, and you’re nervous about doing it all in-person again, just remember that you’re human. Not only that, but you’re a human who has been working to survive a worldwide pandemic.

Student Blog: When Sondheim Meets Sufjan: A Review of SUF/SOND's Album, 'A Perfect Little Death'
June 25, 2021

I’m not going to lie, when I first heard of the album concept, a tiny part of me wanted to say, “Don’t touch Sondheim’s work!” Which I guess is a reasonable reaction - but after listening to only one of her cover videos on Instagram, I realized how smart this idea truly is.

Student Blog: Why I Decided Not to Get My B.F.A. in Musical Theater
June 3, 2021

I got to see Broadway shows starting when I was only around 4-years-old. I loved the thrill and excitement of seeing an actor live on stage, singing and performing their heart out. I knew from then on that I wanted to be like them, that I wanted to be on Broadway and perform on a great, big stage, like so many of us do. It’s such a light-hearted dream, a dream that’s gotten me through some hardships and kept me inspired. But as the years went by, and it was eventually time to decide where I was going to go to college, my dream wasn’t seeming so light-hearted anymore. Instead, it felt like pressure.