Archive for May, 2006

Toby Praises “Forum”

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

In this morning’s Philadelphia Inquirer, Toby Zinman writes that “Arden’s ‘Forum’ is a funny thing.” It runs through June 25.

Practice Makes Perfect?

Saturday, May 20th, 2006

What makes a virtuoso? Is it talent or training? There’s food for thought in an article entitled A Star Is Made from The New York Times Magazine. This article points to the statistical connection between “deliberate practice” and “expert performance.” SAVI singing actors, take note!

Dancing in the Streets

Thursday, May 18th, 2006


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Originally uploaded by Chazzyg.

This is how UArts celebrates after the ceremony – a Brazilian samba band and carnival dancers lead the procession back to Hamilton Hall.

An Academic Family

Thursday, May 18th, 2006


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Originally uploaded by Chazzyg.

The three of us in our caps and gowns, out on Broad Street in front of the Merriam Theater after the ceremony.

A Moment After

Thursday, May 18th, 2006


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Originally uploaded by Chazzyg.

Snapped on the stage just after Alex received his diploma – D’Arcy and I got out of our faculty seats and came round to greet him.

Looking Up in the Great Hall

Thursday, May 18th, 2006


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Originally uploaded by Chazzyg.

This is the place where the students line up prior to the march to graduation. That’s Alex standing under the UArts banner, and several of his multimedia classmates to his right.

Caps and Gowns – His and Hers

Thursday, May 18th, 2006


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Originally uploaded by Chazzyg.

From Alex’s graduation – April 17 2006