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‘Be Mean to Me’ – A New Play by Alumni Sofya Levitsky-Weitz

Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts 1949 Campus Drive, Evanston

A new play by Sofya Levitsky-Weitz Directed by Halena Kays At 17, Meril and Jean are best friends who can finish each other’s sentences. At 27 they are struggling to reconnect and make sense of their shared past. Moving fluidly across a decade of change, growth, divergent choices, immense love and deep hurt, playwright Sofya

‘The Teddies’ at Steep Theatre

Steep Theatre 1044 W Berwyn Ave, Chicago

After completing the development workshop, our alumni Patrick Vermillion created a piece titled The Teddies, which ready to share, showcasing a variety of talent including acting alumni Mickey Jordan and directing alumni Hamid Dehghani. Here's a brief plot description: "In the era of post-covid anxiety, a gym and its patrons are haunted by the ghosts of

An Evening with Melissa Villaseñor

Helmerich Auditorium 1920 Campus Drive, Evanston

In hybrid format, join us for a lively conversation with Melissa Villaseñor about the relationship between comedy and mental health. Melissa Villaseñor is a stand-up comedian, actress, and impressionist who broke barriers by becoming the first-ever Latina cast member of Saturday Night Live. Melissa has voiced characters for Toy Story 4, Wreck It Ralph 2, Cartoon