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A great Northeastern tradition now in its 81st year, Silver Masque is the student-sponsored branch of the Department of Theatre. Self-governed by Northeastern students, the Masque regularly presents performances and workshops outside of the traditional classroom setting. It is open to all student theatre-lovers who are imaginative, entrepreneurial, and independent.
Silver Masque invites students to push beyond their self-imposed boundaries and provides a supportive, open, creative environment where they can present personal, experimental, and emerging work to one another. New plays, comic sketches, improv, drag, scenes, songs, monologues, dances. Take off your masque and reveal your artistic self.
Silver Masque Programs
Fortnight: Every two weeks there is a late night performance featuring work acted, directed, and designed entirely by students. All Fortnight performances take place in the Ryder Theatre Lab, 334 Ryder.
Silver Masque is led by 20 core members and elected officers. For Spring 2017 they are:
Claire is the President of Silver Masque and is a second-year theatre major with a performance concentration from Carmel, California. She is also part of the PlusOne program to get her Master’s in elementary education. Previous Northeastern credits include Prudencia in The House of Bernarda Alba, Ensemble in Dead Man’s Cell Phone, wardrobe run for Clybourne Park, and light board for The Heidi Chronicles. She is currently on co-op at The Price School in Brookline.
Liam Hofmeister is a third-year theatre major and journalism minor, currently serving as the Vice-President. Previous credits include playwriting and directing Silver Masque commissioned plays Pinned and A Wake, assistant stage managing Dead Man’s Cell Phone, and assistant directing The Sex Myth. Last spring, he worked as a full-time reporter for The Patriot Ledger, a newspaper based in Quincy, Mass.
Ismaeil Abdelrazek, Marketing Director
Megan Warshofsky, Treasurer
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Carla Mirabal, Secretary
Rose Mancuso, Technical Director, is a sophomore theatre major and a business minor. She has been involved in a few productions during her time here at Northeastern so far: The House of Bernarda Alba as the assistant master electrician and light board operator, The Heidi Chronicles as the assistant stage manager, as well as working in the scene shop and the theatre office. Mancuso has also been involved with NUstage, Revenge of the Villains and Catch Me If You Can as run crew and Rebels, Revolutionaries, and Radicals as the assistant stage manager. Mancuso is really excited to be a part of Silver Masque this year and cannot wait to see what great theatre comes out of it.
Matt Price, Griffin Rademacher, Desiré Bennett, Logan Meyer