This month we had the chance to connect with Megan Krauszer, a graduate of our Dance Department who frequently performs at the Metropolitan Opera, among other venues. Megan was kind enough to reflect on her Walnut Hill experience and catch us up on the past eighteen years.
Upon the return from winter break, each arts department launched its own special “January Project”, an opportunity for our young artists to delve deeper into a specific topic, work, or medium. Our five department directors took the time to share what their students are up to this month.
Julia and her husband Roger Rodriguez opened a new chocolate shop, Vesta Chocolate, earlier this month in Montclair, NJ. Julia is a pastry chef and Roger is a chocolatier.
Harley's newest short film entitled The Maids Will Come on Monday will have its world premiere at the Manchester Film Festival in the UK this March.
Chloe recently attended a performance of Mean Girls on Broadway and caught up after the show with Barrett, who plays Janis Sarkisian.
Dean of Students Melissa Cassel and Director of Alumni Giving and Engagement Garrett Murphy '08 recently caught a performance of Cinderella at Paper Mill Playhouse, featuring Ashley as Cinderella and John as Ensemble.
Old roommates and still best buddies Christie Coon and Mary Turner Cattan recently celebrated their birthdays (born one day apart!)
Catherine's grandson Maxx Parys, a competitive skier, is in Lausanne, Switzerland competing in the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics as part of the men's alpine and combined events.
Lena and Emerson both appeared in Two River Theater's Love in Hate Nation, which made the New York Times's reader picks list for the best theater of 2019.
Avery is currently a trainee with BalletMet in Columbus, Ohio, and recently danced in the company's 42nd Nutcracker.
Ted Gibson and Alexandra (Zan) Berube, now both in their senior year at the University of Michigan, performed for two weeks in concurrent productions at UM in October 2019.