TAPS is hosting a virtual student hangout for admits! Current students with experience in acting, dance, and theater-making will be available to chat and answer your questions on WEDNESDAY APRIL 28 at 5:30-6:30PM PDT. Drop by on Zoom and we'll direct you to a breakout room hosted by students with your interests. Copy THE LINK below and save the date!
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Brenna McCulloch is a senior double majoring in TAPS (Acting Concentration) and English. Her previous Stanford credits include TAPS's Life is a Dream (Bugle), The Tempest (Iris), and The Laramie Project (Ensemble), as well as Theater Lab's Stupid F***ing Bird (Mash). She's also worked as a producer and performer for Stanford Repertory Theater for the past two summers. Most recently, she's proud to have directed Ram's Head's Gaieties 2019.
Irie Evans (he/him/any) is a Senior majoring in TAPS (Acting Concentration) and minoring in Spanish. This past Winter, as his TAPS Capstone project, Irie directed and produced an original full-length play he wrote called Too Good. Most of Irie’s previous theatrical work has been in acting. His past credits include A Raisin in the Sun (Walter Lee) and Life Is a Dream (Segismundo). After graduation, Irie plans to move to Los Angeles and pursue an acting career.
Alexa, a member of the Class of 2021, is pursuing a BA in TAPS (Acting) and a BS in Science, Technology, and Society (Communication and Media Concentration). Previous productions include TAPS's ReVIVAL: Millennial reMembering in the Afro NOW, Constellations (Marianne), Theater Lab's Angels In America Parts 1 and 2 (Angel), WiT's Hamlet (Laertes), and Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts' Blues for Mister Charlie (Juanita).
Claire is a senior majoring in TAPS and minoring in Translation Studies. They are currently writing a thesis on Yiddish theater and are fascinated by non-traditional theater and performance, as well as theater that tells stories that are often silenced or erased. A favorite class at Stanford was Transgender Performance and Performativity. On the production side, Claire is primarily interested in stage management; they have been lucky to stage manage three TAPS main stage shows, and currently serve as production manager for the Nitery Experimental Theater. They have worked in both the scene shop and costume shops, as well as extensively in student theater.
Kerstin is a senior double-majoring in Anthropology and TAPS. In addition to working for TAPS as a Space Supervisor and in the Marketing and Events Office, she has worked on countless productions in exclusively technical roles. With a focus in Production Management, Lighting Design, and Stage Management, Kerstin has worked on over 25 productions on campus not only with TAPS but with Ram’s Head, Theater Lab, Stanford Rep, and others. She also works for Event Services and the Office of Special Events and Protocol. All she’s done recently is play Animal Crossing.
Kaitlyn is a junior studying American Studies and TAPS, the latter at which has worked in both the Scene and Costume Shops. Favorite Stanford credits include Ram's Head's The Addams Family (Stage Manager), Gaieties 2019 (Production Manager); TAPS Capstone next to normal (Stage Manager); Stanford Rep Theater's Hecuba/Helen (Asst. Stage Manager). She also serves on the Ram's Head Board of Directors.
Jess is a junior majoring in Physics and minoring in TAPS (Dance). She has performed professionally on Broadway in M. Butterfly; on National Tour in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; regionally in Jerome Robbins’s Broadway and Mamma Mia. Within TAPS, she has performed in faculty pieces including Spatial Shiftand In a Winter Garden and represented Stanford TAPS at ACDA performing her own choreography. She also perform with student groups such as Ram’s Head, Alliance Street Dance, Urban Styles, and Cardinal Ballet Company.