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Meet Carthage Theatre Majors

What’s it like to study theatre at Carthage?

Take a look at what these students have to say about majoring in theatre at Carthage to learn about the department from their perspective.

  • Christian Aldridge ’16

    • Majors: Theatre Performance and Music Theatre
    • Hometown: Huntley, Ill.

    “There is literally never a shortage of opportunity at this school.” 

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  • Justice Good ’18

    • Majors: Theatre Performance and Music Theatre
    • Minors: Secondary Education
    • Hometown: Barrington, Ill.

    “From day one, the professors make it clear that they will help you grow. The professors here are extremely compassionate and give you the right tools so that you can excel in your major.”

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  • Dylan Heeter ’16

    • Majors: Theatre Performance, Technical Production Design
    • Minors: English
    • Hometown: Chicago

    “Opportunities at Carthage are endless. Even as a freshman, the chances to participate in the department are all available to you, backstage and on it. Also outside of theatre, the amount of opportunity you have to study abroad and see the world are next to none.”

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  • Claire Heronemus ’17

    • Majors: Theatre
    • Minors: Communication
    • Hometown: Batavia, Illinois

    “I am going to school for something I love and being surrounded by wonderful people while I’m at it.” 

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  • Laurel McKenzie ’16

    • Majors: Theatre Production, History
    • Minors: Spanish
    • Hometown: Appleton, Wis.

    “For students who can’t squeeze in a semester or year abroad but still want that international experience, the J-Term trips are a great opportunity.”

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  • Corey Riedl ’17

    • Majors: Music and Theatre Performance
    • Minors: Business Administration
    • Hometown: Appleton, Wisconsin

    “My first year at Carthage has been more wonderful than I ever could have imagined. I’ve been given opportunities left and right, I’ve made incredible friends that I know will last a lifetime, and I’ve learned and grown so much from just a few months ago.”

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