This past weekend, the only student-run ballet companies in the Ivy League —Princeton University Ballet, Harvard Ballet Company and Columbia Ballet Collaborative —joined forces to produce performances that both showcased and celebrated the strengths of the dance groups. The Ivy Ballet Exchange was founded two years ago by the leaders of the ballet companies at Princeton, Harvard and Columbia with the intention of recognizing the works of student-run dance companies and emphasizing the fact that these diligent dancers could pursue their academic studies while remaining committed to ballet. “It was started as an idea for these really great ballet companies to come together and share what they had been working on, artistically,” Princeton University Ballet president Emily Avery ’17 said. The leaders of the dance companies began planning for this event over a year ago because the exchange required a lot of foresight and logistical planning. “Getting the logistics worked out was definitely a challenge.
“Unfamiliar Street” is a travel series in which we introduce you to streets from all around the world, far from the well-trod gravel of Prospect Avenue.For ten years after school ended, regardless of heat, rain or snow, I would make the same seven-minute walk home.
“The vagina becomes a site for women’s empowerment and individuality among women,” Olivia Robbins ’16 said, in reference to the play she is co-directing with Azza Cohen ’16, Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues.”Ensler, the play’s author, interviewed over 200 women about the female experience and compiled them into her 1996 play.
Princeton 3D Printing is a student organization that aims to make 3D printing technology available to the Princeton community.
President Barack Obama announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba last December, but if you’d like to visit Cuba before the embargo potentially ends, then take ART 466: Havana: Architecture, Literature and the Arts.
Phil Klay is a veteran of the Iraq War, having served as an officer in the Marine Corps.
Sociology professor Miguel Centeno’s course, SOC 250: The Western Way of War, is an iconic course on campus.
Although community service is often associated with direct volunteer-based service, Breakout Princeton is a Pace Center for Civic Engagement program offering an alternative break that allows students to engage in issues through service learning, a hybrid of community service and learning from policy stakeholders.
At first glance, Anna Leader ’18 and Alexandra Mendelsohn ’18 might seem like practically the same person.
Last week, “Bombay Velvet” showed at Princeton Garden Theatre as a Prof Picks movie.
A musical that reimagines romantic tropes as age-old as Pyramus and Thisbe with the music of the 1960s and runs almost uninterruptedly for over 50 years is, quite literally, timeless.
In Theatre Intime’s production of Alan Ayckbourn’s 1969 play “How the Other Half Loves,” the stage is literally divided in two halves. “One half [of the set] is painted blue and gray; it’s got nice molding, nice wainscoting, nice furniture and it’s supposed to be for the wealthier family in this play,” production manager Rachel Xu ’17 said.
Founded in November 1992, Quipfire!, Princeton'soldest improv comedy group, has developed its particular style of improv over the past two decades. “They started off predominately doing short-form improv,” artistic director Jake Robertson ’15 said.
In some ways, Princeton Latinos y Amigos can trace its roots back to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Acción Puertorriqueña, the group she co-chaired while a student at the University.
“Pehchaan” means “identity” in Urdu, and an on-campus sense of Pakistani and Pakistani-American identity is precisely what the student group Pehchaan seeks to build. “Pehchaan represents Pakistani and Pakistani-American students on campus,” treasurer Haider Abbas ’17 said.