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Student Blogger: Jaclyn Hansen


Student Blog: My Top Ten Favorite Musical Theatre Finales
April 23, 2021

Whether it be a large dance number, a touching duet, or a beautiful ensemble number— the finale has the ability to set the tone of the show. I remember when I was growing up and doing Musical Theatre as a kid, I always loved the final number of a show. I loved performing in them, watching them, and listening to them on the Original Broadway Cast Soundtrack. The magical energy that these musical numbers is contagious and always follows the audience home.

Student Blog: “These are a few of my favorite things…” for College!
April 8, 2021

As most seniors in high school have finished up their college auditions, hearing decisions from schools, and putting down deposits, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my “must-have” items that have made college so much easier, especially as a Musical Theatre major.

Student Blog: Words of Wisdom to the High School Class of 2021
March 31, 2021

There is so much that I wish I could have told my younger self. Things that I have learned in the past few years and that I know about now. Things that would have maybe helped to ease any stress or concerns that were on my mind; things to make me slow down and not take anything for granted.

Student Blog: The Future of Theatre...?
March 11, 2021

It has officially been an entire year since the world shut down and the pandemic altered the way our society functions. It feels as if all of this madness had only just begun a few months ago. I remember being on my spring break last year receiving the unfortunate email stating that school would be moved online for the remainder of the spring semester. It was as if time had stopped and the only thought on my mind was: “What’s next?”

BWW Blog: A Week in the Life of an LIU Post Musical Theatre Student
February 18, 2021

As I head into my third week of the Second Semester, I am slowly falling back into the groove of school. While it certainly is not easy doing theatre classes socially-distant with masks, I am still exceedingly grateful for the opportunity to continue learning and growing with my peers.

BWW Blog: New Semester, New Me!
February 1, 2021

When I initially began my Musical Theatre training in the Fall of 2019 at Long Island University Post, I never imagined that my education would be impacted by such a large global crisis.