Category Archives: Creative

The Moth Who Shot for the Moon: One Transguy’s Search for Closure.

An update from Jaime Shim, SMU ’17, who is writing a graphic novel memoir in the Korean “webtoon” comic style.     I was playing with the scrolling bar, jerking the Engaged Learning logo about. The red label with white spikes … Continue reading

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Life is Good in Byron Bay

Taken from Ariana’s blog “Spirit and Earth: A performance project” https://dreamtimeabroad.wordpress.com/ Hello from the other side of the world! I am currently in Byron Bay, which is probably the most beautiful place I’ve ever been in my life. It sort … Continue reading

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First Show in Moscow: Шут Балакирев (Jester Balakirev)

Adapted from http://evameilingpollitt.wordpress.com/ My show breakdowns will vary slightly for this project, since I am discovering connections between the shows and my sociopolitical observations in Russia. As follows: Who did the show? When, where?  I saw the performance on Monday, … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts

Jacob Nice, SMU ‘15, is exploring the customs and practices of an international touring theatre company. (Major: THEA; Mentor: Dr. Gretchen Smith) Blog post taken from http://jacoblnice.wordpress.com/ Tuesday, May 13th I had lunch with Johnny and Michael at Carluccio’s in Dublin. We … Continue reading

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StageD

Adapted from http://staged214.wordpress.com/ My name is Ally Van Deuren and I am pursuing a BFA in theatre and a BA in journalism from SMU in Dallas, Texas. I am originally from Southern California, where I caught the “stage bug” at age … Continue reading

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Exploring International Theatre

Junior theatre major Eva Meiling Pollitt (Mei Mei) will be attending international theatre festivals in Avignon, France and Edinburgh, Scotland and collecting information about the artistic work being done abroad. You can follow the rest of her blog at evameilingpollitt.wordpress.com  … Continue reading

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One Week Out

Junior Thomas Gelo will bring to life the view of a foreign culture from the eyes of a study abroad student through the medium of an Avant Garde film. Read the rest of his journey on his blog site http://tomgelo.wordpress.com/ … Continue reading

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White Girl

For her Engaged Learning project junior Lauren Mishoe will create a mixed-media solo performance as a result of her time abroad studying female empowerment of the Maori people in New Zealand. Read all of Lauren’s blog posts on her blog … Continue reading

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Bye Taos…

So here I am again, in the sky, at 35,000 feet.  I have the best spot on the plane, as it is both an aisle and window seat, which puts into perspective the size of this aircraft. If I could … Continue reading

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Blueprint of a novel

Today, I passed the 20,000-word milestone! It is a fantastic feeling to have written that much in so little time. I figured that I would give you an idea of how my writing process works, since it seems to be … Continue reading

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