Stefanie Sears's Reel

Paper Cup Reviews - Episode 3: Does MALEFICENT (2014) Live Up to…

Here it is! Our review of MALEFICENT (2014)! This is the best one yet! We had a lot of fun making this commentary discussing the title question and other musings.

Stef and Kelly Review Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party at MSU

Kelly and I review the final department show of the Peak Performances 2012-2013 season at MSU, Andrew Lippa's version of The Wild Party. Here we discuss understudies, cast members that auditioned for "American Idol", and more. We saw the show Tuesday, May 7 at 7:30 PM in the L. Howard Fox Theatre.

Stef and Kelly Review Jeremy Bloom's Peter/Wendy at MSU

Kelly and I discuss the play Peter/Wendy, which played at the L. Howard Fox Theatre at MSU. Be careful because we discuss the twist ending briefly. We saw the April 19, 2013 Friday night showing at 7:30 PM.

Stef, Kelly, and Katlynn Review Montclair State University's Equus

My friends Kelly, Katlynn, and I went to see Peter Shaffer's Equus at Montclair State University in Alexander Kasser Theater presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance. We went to the March 8, Friday night showing at 7:30 PM. This is a brief commentary that we put together before the show closed the following night. (NOTE: In Part 3 of this video, there is a minor spoiler. I left this part in, however, because I like our analysis of the scene we are discussing. The part is from 8:40-9:38ish so enter that section at your own risk.)

Theater Musing Series: (From the Vault) Theatrical Nudity from an…

From February 2012 Montclair State University senior Acting major Michael Brewer discusses his own views about theatrical nudity, what it was like playing "Al" in the Spring 2011 semester production of "The Grapes of Wrath", and what was next for him as an actor at MSU. I apologize for the windiness.

Theater Musing Series: (From the Vault) Theatrical Nudity from a…

From September 2011 Professor and Director Susan Kerner of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Montclair State University discusses the usage of nudity in theater with a special focus on Spring 2011's semester production of "The Grapes of Wrath".

Theater Musing Series: (From the Vault) Grateful and…

From July 2011 Recent Montclair State University graduate with a BFA in Acting Lena Chilingerian, who at the time of filming was a member of the Summer Professional Training Program at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, discusses her feelings about her achievements since her graduation thus far and shares her wisdom in the field.

Theater Musing Series: (From the Vault) dis connect Promotional Video

From April 2011 This is a promo video I made for my blog to help my friends publicize their original play "dis connect". Senior English and Theater Studies major and Assistant Director Amanda Schott discusses the upcoming Peak Performance dis connect at the L. Howard Fox Studio Theatre at Montclair State University.

Theater Musing Series: (From the Vault) Rape Scenes

From February 2011 Senior Acting major at Montclair State University Corinne Chandler and I discuss rape scenes and their place in the theater, particularly her scene in the play "The Rimers of Eldritch" by Lanford Wilson from the Fall 2010 semester.

Paper Cup Reviews Presents-Episode 1: Ted

The first episode of "Taking it One 'Stef' at a Time's" hopeful new YouTube series, "Paper Cup Reviews." My friends Breon, Abby, Janis, and I discuss the highly anticipated Seth MacFarlane flick "Ted," about a cuddly companion that is not your typical stuffed animal.

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