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Summer Days @ Marmon Valley

Written by    Jul 27, 2013

“Hey, welcome to Marmon Valley Farm! Are you here for camp?”

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Events, Personal Events, Student Life, Work

Tales from the Trail – Things Not Covered in Staff Training (episode 1)

Written by    Jul 17, 2013

Before camp, we went through two weeks of staff training. These are some snapshots of trail rides with campers and other camp conversations I’ve had this summer, all highlighting things NOT covered during those two weeks. (All campers have been renamed “Camper” to protect their identities.)

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Personal, Personal Events, Stress, Student Life, Work

Marmon Valley Staffer

Written by    Jun 15, 2013

I’m glad that I’m a Marmon Valley Staffer, that is what I truly want to be And if I weren’t a Marmon Valley Staffer . . . bored is what I’d be!

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Personal, Student Life, Work

Camp Hope

Written by    Jun 10, 2013

This past weekend we made our halfway mark through summer staff training at Marmon Valley Farm. Over the weekend, we got to practice our skills with a camper group staying at the farm: Camp Hope.

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Spending Summer Horsin’ Around

Written by    Jun 2, 2013

This past week I’ve been home, I’ve been getting unpacked from my internship and packed for my summer job. I’ll be a counselor and riding instructor at a horse camp called Marmon Valley Farm – and its only an hour from Columbus and The Ohio State University!

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Author, Personal, Personal Events, Student Life, Travel, Work

“Finals Week” Intern-Style

Written by    May 20, 2013

So, its our last week as interns at the Logos Theatre. We have “final exams” on Wednesday – they measure how much we’ve learned in each category over the past year; tech, costuming, stage makeup, lighting, special effects, directing, etc. Along with the finals coming up, we also have reports due. Interns have three types of reports to write: Observation reports (30/yr), Project reports (15/yr), […]

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Author, Co-curricular work, Events, finals, Personal Events, Research, Student Life

Our Town – Behind the Scenes

Written by    May 18, 2013

So what goes on when you’re blocking a play with a close-knit bunch of interns, as opposed to a group of high schoolers, or a group of singers? In case you were wondering, here’s several pictures of the behind-the-scenes footage from blocking Our Town.

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Co-curricular work, Events, finals, Personal Events, Student Life

Final Performance Preparations

Written by    May 13, 2013

Yes, preparations are underway for our final performance of the year – Our Town. Its a well-known classic that can either be extremely boring or very funny, depending on the blocking and your sense of humor. The three act play portrays life in small town America at the beginning of the 20th century. At the end, one of the main characters learns the importance of […]

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Author, Co-curricular work, Events, finals, Personal Events, Schedules, Student Life

The Secret Side of Theatre

Written by    May 12, 2013

You show up to a theatrical production and see the set, built and beautiful. You see the lighting, illuminating the stage just so. You see the decorations, you smell the refreshments, and you watch the actors in their wonderfully-fitted period costumes. The director and tech personnel are credited in your nicely-printed playbill. You enjoy the show, read your playbill, and leave, the glory of the […]

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Author, Co-curricular work, Personal Events, Student Life, Work

Road Trip Survival Guide

Written by    May 3, 2013

So, since we interns and staff here at the Logos Theatre also travel across the East Coast teaching drama seminars in schools, we do a lot of road trips. I’ve been on the road for about two months just this past spring! I’ve been in South Carolina, North Carolina, New York, Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee . . . and all the states in between. In all […]

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Author, Co-curricular work, Stress, Student Life, Travel