The Emerging Professional


Ask an EP: Krystle Smith

Why lighting? I’ve always wanted to play the piano but never could get the hang of it, so I took up theatrical stagecraft instead as an art elective in school. We had huge dance concerts every semester, 40-plus pieces, and you can only be so creative with a two-scene pre set

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Ask an EP: Tony Esposito

Why lighting? For me, lighting was a complete accident. When I first entered Penn State, I had almost no knowledge of the university system, what majors were available or what I wanted to study. I enjoyed math and always had an interest in architecture; without hesitation,

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The Butterfly Effect with Darren Verasammy

Transitioning from student to Emerging Professional can be compared to a metamorphosis of sorts. During our post-secondary education, we are like a caterpillar entering a chrysalis, where we will gain the knowledge and skills necessary for survival in a fiercely competitive

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