Alec Lugo ’16 was about 11 when he saw his first live stage performances. Little Shop of Horrors was a Halloween production in his community that year: “There was gore and blood and singing, and it’s happening right in front of me. It’s a spectacle,” he said. “I told my dad, ‘I want to do […]
Dance Slow Decades is coming to the stage at Pacific University. Written by Kailea Saplan ’15 and inspired by the letters of Cheron (Messmer) Mayhall ’64, the play explores the lives of two Pacific University women living 50 years apart.
This project began in September of 2013, when Theatre Professor Ellen Margolis introduced me to Ginger Moshofsky, then in Pacific’s Office of Alumni Relations. She was inspired by the Whitman College Letters Project, which gathered original materials, like journals and letters, from their alumni and pieced them into a play.