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Second Stage Presents: Weekend of Workshops ROUND 2!!!

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Second Stage Workshop Queen Maya Herbsman ’17 writes in:

Welcome to Weekend of Workshops Round 2!! This time around we are teaching a WHOLE BUNCH OF EXCITING NEW THINGS!!!!

This weekend we have workshops for DIRECTORS, ACTORS, PLAYWRIGHTS, STAGE MANAGERS, DESIGNERS (Costume, Set, Lights, Sound, EVERYTHING!), DRAMATURGS AND MORE! As always, all workshops will take place in the ’92 Theater and will last around an hour unless otherwise specified. We’re doing some amazing stuff this weekend, come check us out and email Maya Herbsman (mherbsman[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) with any questions!

Click through the jump for the schedule and descriptions of each workshop:

Wesleyan x Yale Film Mixer

wes-yale-film-mixerFrom Emily Feher ’17:

Join Cardinal Pictures for a mixer with the Wesleyan film community co-hosted by the Yale Film Alliance, Yale’s student-run filmmaking club!

Please fill out THIS FORM to confirm your spot since space is limited.

SCHEDULE FOR THE NIGHT:
7:30 – Yale students arrive at Wesleyan
8-9 – screening of Yale/Wesleyan student work
9-10 – mixer at Russell House

Check out their website! https://filmalliance.yale.edu/pages

Date: Friday, September 30
Time: 7:30-10 PM
Place: Russell House

Drive Manny Drive Auditions (Senior Thesis Film)

drive-manny-drive-posterThe inimitable Ben Goldberg ’17 writes in for all u actors:

Come audition for Matt Shelley-Reade‘s senior thesis film DRIVE MANNY DRIVE

An uninspired voyeur stuck in suburbia. A driver’s test instructor out to get him. An overzealous father. And a sports car just waiting for him to pass his test. What would it look if you couldn’t pass your driver’s test to save the life of you and what if you had the same instructor every time? This short film tells a coming of age story of a young boy facing his own anxiety.

DATES & TIMES:
WEDNESDAY, 9/28: 5pm-7pm in Usdan 110
FRIDAY, 9/30: 3pm-4pm in Boger 112
Sign up for an audition time HERE. 

You don’t need to prepare anything for the audition, just bring yourself! We’ll have sides for people to read. Walk-ins are also welcome! If you can’t make one of these times but are still interested in auditioning, please send us a message on FB (or email mshelleyread[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) to set up a different time for an audition.

Dates: Wednesday, September 28 and Friday, September 30
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Apply to be on the Green Fund!

wesleyangreenfundFrom The Wesleyan Green Fund:

Looking for a way to get involved in sustainability on campus? Want to support others in making their environmentally friendly dreams a reality? The Wesleyan Green Fund is accepting applications for new members until October 3rd! Email ieck[at]wesleyan[dot]edu with any questions.

Apply here.

Application deadline: Monday, October 3rd

 

Espwesso Is Hiring!

Espwesso writes in: espwesso1

Espwesso is currently looking to hire two new employees! Applicants must be work-study and must fill out the questions below. Please send answers as well as relevant resumes to rmanayan[at]wesleyan[dot]edu by Friday, September 30. Hope to hear from you soon!

  1. Are you work-study?
  2. What is your relative availability Sunday – Thursday nights (9pm – 1am), and how many hours do you anticipate wanting to work per week?
  3. Describe your relationship with coffee. Why do you want to work at the café?
  4. What other activities/organizations do you participate in during the school year?
  5. Tell us something interesting or weird you’ve heard/read about this past week!
  6. Use an experience to illustrate your ability to work in customer service. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?
  7. You’re working at Espwesso and you realize we are ALL OUT of non-dairy milk. Sasha and Malia Obama walk in and both ask for almond milk lattes. What do you do?

All best,
Espwesso mgmt

Application Deadline: Friday, September 30 at 12 AM

8 to 8 is up again!

8-to-8-telephoneA very important message:

8 to 8 (the student run anonymous, confidential, listening service) is starting up for the semester. Call us anytime between 7pm-7am on weekdays or 7pm-10pm on Friday/Saturday at 860-685-7789 or chat with us through our website http://8-to-8.group.wesleyan.edu/ from 7pm-2am any night of the week. Our well-trained, committed, non-judgmental members are here to listen to your problems (or non problems). Please call us!

Seriously, 8 to 8 is awesome, and they’re there if you want to talk about anything at all. Call ’em! Beep ’em! Chat ’em thru the website!

The Writing Workshop is Officially Open for the Semester!

spongebob-essay-memeFrom Ford Fellow Gabe Borelli ’16:

Writing is hard. Sometimes we make mistakes. But whether you like it, love it, or hate it, writing is a part of life here at Wes. And sometimes it’s hard to get our ideas into just the shape we want them.

But fear not! Professor Meg Furniss Weisberg and I have just the solution! We’re excited to announce that the Writing Workshop has officially re-opened its doors as of Monday, September 12th.

At the Writing Workshop a staff of trained peer tutors is available to meet with you at every stage of the writing process. You can meet with a tutor to discuss ideas for an upcoming assignment, edit a rough draft of a paper, or review a professor’s comments on completed work. Everyone is welcome and all services are free. Make an appointment through your E-portfolio (click on “Writing Workshop”) or stop by during drop-in hours. One-on-one appointment slots last 45 minutes (though you do not have to use the whole time period), and all Workshop Tutors will be taking drop-in students in the event that there are un-booked appointments when you decide to drop in.

If you have any questions, please contact Ford Fellow Gabriel Borelli at (860) 685-2440 or writingworks(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.

For the writing workshop’s fall schedule, click through: