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Student Blogger: Mary Felix


Student Blog: Mary's Summer Specials
July 6, 2021

It’s summer time, which means, hopefully, there’s some extra free time for relaxing. For this blog, I have compiled a list of my latest favorites. Enjoy!

Student Blog: Pittsburgh Playhouse's Dance Nation: Final Curtain Call
June 1, 2021

All in all, the filming of the Playhouse's performance successfully translated the work of the stage onto the screen. Utilizing only minor adjustments, such as zoom-ins and close-ups, the piece remained a theatrical performance, captured by the work of three different cameras on two separate runs of the show.

Student Blog: Pittsburgh Playhouse's Dance Nation: Rehearsing the Routine
April 26, 2021

The cast and crew of the Pittsburgh Playhouse's production of Dance Nation moved into the theatre, preparing for the final filming of this virtual production. With this new space comes excitement, nerves, and change. Yet, this amazing cast and crew is ready for tech!

Student Blog: Pittsburgh Playhouse's Dance Nation: Learning the Routine
April 1, 2021

Initial rehearsals for the Pittsburgh Playhouse's performances of Dance Nation have concluded. Now for reflection and analysis!

Student Blog: Pittsburgh Playhouse's Dance Nation: Warming Up
March 16, 2021

The Pittsburgh Playhouse has begun rehearsals for their upcoming, virtually-filmed production of Clare Barron’s Dance Nation. And I, Mary Felix, am the dramaturg!

BWW Blog: How I Learned to Drive... In a Month
February 25, 2021

My first opportunity of this semester has been through my school’s student led theatre organization, Pinnacle Productions. I was cast in Paula Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive here at Point Park University.

BWW Blog: Theatre - Taking A Step Back
February 8, 2021

In order to grow as an artist and theatre-maker, I need to separate success from happiness, and theatre from life.

BWW Blog: Activities That Fuel My Inner Artist
January 26, 2021

While these tasks do not directly relate to theater, they still keep my creative juices flowing.

BWW Blog: A Zoomtastical Production - Curtain Call
December 21, 2020

This blog marks the finale of my “Zoomtastical Production” series, as Point Park’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play has come to a close.

BWW Blog: A Zoomtastical Production - Interviews with Team and Cast
December 3, 2020

Here are the interviews with team member Elleanna Stoner and cast member Alli Sutton!

BWW Blog: A Zoomtastical Production - Filming
November 11, 2020

After a few initial weeks of filming, I am back continuing onto this series, discussing how we’ve filmed our virtual show during this global pandemic. 

BWW Blog: A Zoomtastical Production - The Rehearsal Process
October 26, 2020

This semester, I was assigned to act as an Assistant Director for my school’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.

BWW Blog: Living with Three Theatre Roommates
October 2, 2020

Yes, let the truth be told, I voluntarily decided to live with three other theatre majors this year.

BWW Blog: Learning How to Juggle
September 10, 2020

Freshman year of college is challenging for multiple reasons, but I believe it truly comes down to finding your own groove, your own schedule, and your own self.

BWW Blog: Fighting COVID-19 Stage Fright
August 31, 2020

In just a few hours, I will continue my journey as a sophomore in college. Sitting back, I dona??t know where the time has gone or where my future will take me, but I am left with an overwhelming amount of energy.

BWW Blog: Ditching the Original Plan
August 14, 2020

As a senior in high school, I felt 100% confident that theatre was my life passion, a passion I could not and would not abandon moving forward into college.

BWW Blog: Why Theatre is More Important Than High School
July 31, 2020

Many of my most valuable life lessons Ia??ve learned through theatre, not through high school. Let us not forget, theatre is an art form.

BWW Blog: Just Say No.
July 8, 2020

As an artist, I feel such a deep sense of commitment towards theatre. Theatre gives me a purpose to live, along with endless comfort, joy, and growth.

BWW Blog: Theatre Needs to Change
June 29, 2020

This is a time of necessary change, change that is urgent. It is always a good and adequate time to listen to other's stories, especially those involving our world's injustices.

BWW Blog: The Road to Flexibility
June 1, 2020

A Port Authority bus in Pittsburgh fell into a massive sinkhole last year. After only a few months in the city, I quickly added another possible problem onto my concerns list: missing class, making friends, getting stuck in a sinkhole, finding a free washing machine, etc.