News and Notables: October 2017


Tanji Harper (Dance ‘95) and her company Blu Rhythm Collective performed the show “Stories and Songs of Chicago” in September at the Harris Theater.

Media Arts

Alex Girav’s (Media Arts ‘13) short film Taksim Square was selected for this year’s Chicago International Film Festival.


Annemarie Pulawski (Music ‘09) is working with Gardeneers to fight food injustice by building school gardens with students and their communities. She is teaching youth to grow their own food, and connect with their health, communities, and the environment.

Musical Theatre

Jocelyn Adamski (Musical Theatre ‘99) has begun rehearsing for the part of Maddie in Making God Laugh at the Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles.


Molly Bires (Theatre ‘13) just earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and is moving to Israel to teach English in a public elementary school.

Visual Arts

Maya Ortiz (Visual Arts ‘14) is entering her last year at Rhode Island School of Design and is currently interning at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago.