When she was a Ball State theater student, Laura Sportiello said, going to the rehearsal room felt like “a total escape” from the “crazy whirlwind of classes, and studying and getting papers done.”
Ball State broke ground Saturday morning on a new Multicultural Center to the east of Bracken Library.
Coinciding with the events at Ball State’s 2019 Homecoming is a live improv show by cast members of an Emmy-nominated TV show where, as the show’s former host used to put it, “everything is made up, and the points don’t matter.”
When junior acting major Ogunde Snelling found out he was cast in the Department of Theatre’s upcoming production, “Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet,” he said it was insane how similar he was to his character, Marcus, a young black man coming to terms with his sexuality.
Singing, clapping and tapping feet filled the Student Center Tally as two piano players from Midwest Dueling Pianos gave a free, request-driven performance.