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2016 News in Brief



CEE student combines science, entrepreneurship and theater

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This fall, CEE student Samantha Harper ‘16 combined her passion with entrepreneurial spirit and founded the student-run Experimental Theater Company (ETC). While MIT supports organizations like Shakespeare Ensemble, Dramashop, and Musical Theatre in which students perform, Harper said her inspiration for the ETC was focused more on behind-the-scenes. “I have been looking for an opportunity for students to not only act in, but also design and produce contemporary and experimental theater on campus,” she said. “We also wanted to encourage the incorporation of other media in theatrical performance.” Harper plans to remain involved in theater after graduation while employing her Course 1 education. Read the article.