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Bringing the stage to life through lighting design

Chelsea Vanoverbeke

Chelsea Vanoverbeke, the lighting designer for Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice

A single spotlight shines bright and draws your attention to the action happening at center stage. It has been carefully designed to draw you into the scene as Chelsea Vanoverbeke, a fourth year Joint Honours Student in Theatre and Performance can attest.  Chelsea is the associate lighting designer for Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice, where she works to bring the play to life through light.

Designing her future: One student’s experience in the Theatre and Performance program

Sandy doing behind the scenes costume touch-ups during an evening shoot.

Costumes, design and the theatre are what Sandy Thi, a fourth year Honours Theatre and Performance major, has experienced in her years at Waterloo. Her love of theatre started in high school as a hobby and soon became her passion.

Making a global impact through dance, fashion and artistic design

Fashion for Change Dance

Long hours, persistent planning and undeniable passion are all in a day’s work for the members of Fashion for Change. Started in 2010, the Feds club’s mission is to provide the opportunity for students to express their artistic interests and talents through fundraising events showcasing fashion design, dance and much more. This mission is fulfilled through the hosting of their Annual Charity Fashion Show along with additional events such as coffeehouses and dance and modeling workshops.

Celebrating Canada's 150th birthday

A Global Business and Digital Arts student's interest in Canadian culture and history has led her to national recognition by having her design chosen as Canada's logo for its 150th birthday celebrations this July. 

An ethical dilemma

Have you ever had to deal with an ethical dilemma? Perhaps in your schoolwork or your personal life? Well, an undergraduate student is looking more closely at ethical decision-making and how it impacts us all.

Sparking a change

A recent Sociology grad is putting his best foot forward tomorrow night as he pitches his company that connects people looking to hire live entertainment, on CBC's Dragon's Den.

On a mission for justice

When Stephanie Fong wanted to join a club on campus that focused on social justice, she had a hard time finding an opportunity that matched her interests. Instead of giving up she created her own club - the International Justice Mission Club.

The ultimate number cruncher

Here's someone who really knows his numbers. Out of approximately 4,000 students, a recent UWaterloo grad achieved the highest standing this year on a nation-wide exam.

Bridging cultures with a new startup

Exploring and learning about different cultures may seem like a dream come true for some. An Economics and Business student has taken his intercultural experiences to launch a startup that seeks to connect Aboriginal communities and their resources to investors in Asia.

Student wins excellence in teaching

Many may consider studying English and Engineering to be two very separate worlds. A UWaterloo student has been working to show these two worlds can nicely complement each other in the world of teaching. Now he has an award to prove it. 

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