Musical theater composer Timothy Huang started writing because he wanted to change the “nature of representation” for Asians and Asian Americans. He's at Harvard this week working with the Asian Student Arts Project and the original musical The East Side.
Conducting an orchestra or ensemble is demanding. It also offers students deep and detailed exposure and experience to leadership qualities in the world of music. A roundup of Harvard students and professionals discuss their roles and reasons for pursuing the baton.
Barry Jenkins' newest film If Beale Street Could Talk inspires one student to think more deeply about Black mythology, Black giants and the power of storytelling. The film opens nationally on December 14.
Ashley Tata hopes her mixed media adaptation of Weimar-era creativity will teach students about art making and offer audience members an emotional experience that resonates beyond an hour. The TDM show s.i.n.s.o.f.u.s. runs Dec. 6-9 at Farkas Hall.