Senior Anna Gooler can't believe that she's been in four productions of Big Show. That makes 16 Uni shows in all, including fall plays, spring plays, and StudProd. How did she manage to do it? Check out her perspective as one of Big Show 2010's co-directors. "The fun overbearingly outweighs any tiny gripes I could ever have," she writes.
Senior Danny Ge has had experience of acting in one other Uni production before this year's Big Show, and he has realized that the atmosphere at Big Show is much different from those of other plays. Read on as he takes you through Thursday's dress rehearsal, and reflects on the disordered herd that is Big Show.
If the end of the school year is almost upon us (and it is), then it must be time for Big Show, Uni's annual showcase of student comedy sketches and videos. Senior Laura Dripps, one of Big Show's three directors this year, begins our backstage diaries with reflections on the final days of her involvement in Uni theater.
A scorching performance by dance crew Tempe Fugi, a talent show featuring a human pyramid and some of Uni's finest musicians, a spirited senior auction, and of course a water-balloon toss — they were all part of X-Week '08. Take a look back at some of the events that helped raised more than $1,600 for Urbana-Champaign Books to Prisoners.