Jackson Artis ’20 is in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a certificate in East Asian studies. On campus Jackson is the Artistic Director of Fuzzy Dice Improv comedy (Princeton’s Most Attractive Improv Group*) as well as a cast member in Daniel Krane ‘18 and Paddy Boroughs ‘18 senior thesis production “We Are Proud…” Jackson has been trying to get more involved in theater on campus and really enjoyed learning about Princeton’s history and creating this artistic work with his classmates. (*Self-Proclaimed)
Eli Berman ’20 is a Music major with intended certificates in Vocal Performance and American Studies. They study composition with Steve Mackey, Dan Trueman, and Dmitri Tymoczko and sing bass-baritone & countertenor with the Princeton University Glee Club, Chamber Choir, and Contrapunctus XIV. Eli has written and been commissioned for a variety of pieces for concert, film, theater, and multimedia, so they are thankful for the opportunity to use their musical experience to help tell some of the real life stories from the Princeton and slavery research, which they have been involved in since freshman year.
Fergus Binnie ’21 is a perspective Woodrow Wilson School major and vocal performance certificate from Princeton. His long time love of musical theatre and history drew him to the Atelier project, and he has loved his time learning and telling new stories. He’d like to thank Cara Reichel and Pete Mills for their time and dedication to this project.
Douglas Corzine ’20 is from Nashville, TN. A prospective English major, he is pursuing certificates in Translation/Intercultural Communication and Humanistic Studies. On campus, he is a member of the Footnotes, an all-male a cappella group. He enjoyed learning from his classmates and professors and hopes the project makes an impact.
Haydon John ’21 is from Brooklyn, New York, and is undecided in his major, pursuing certificates in theater and urban studies. She is heavily involved with theater on campus and was immediately drawn to the Atelier course by the magnitude and importance of its focus. She is incredibly grateful to have collaborated with her talented peers and to have been a part of such a creative piece.
Jinn Park ’21 is an international student from South Korea and a potential Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs major with a certificate in theater. She comes from a theater and dance background, and although she’s a little shy about singing, she will try her best. Jinn is grateful for having been a part of a meaningful project with talented (and funny) people.
Lavinia Liang ’18 is in the Politics Department with a certificate in creative writing. She is involved in slam poetry and plans arts and entertainment events on campus. She hopes you enjoy the show and that, if you laugh, you laugh with her rather than at her.
Asia Matthews ’20 is a proud New Yorker. She is part of the African American Studies Department and is pursuing a certificate in Statistics and Machine Learning. On campus Asia is a friend, scholar, and member of the campus community that is deeply concerned about Princeton’s history with slavery. She found this Atelier course to be exciting new turf and had a meaningful experience with the project and her peers.
Taylor Pearson ’18 is in the Woodrow Wilson School with a focus in Race, Ethnicity, and Discrimination as well as a certificate student in the African American Studies Department. On campus, Taylor serves on the Executive Board of the Princeton Association of Black Women, is a Global Ambassador to the Office of International Programs, and is a member of the Princeton Perspective Project committee. Taylor plans to pursue broadcast journalism upon graduation.
Irene Ross ’20 is an African American Studies major with certificates in ethnography and visual arts. Because she was born and raised in Princeton, the history covered in this class holds special meaning for her. She loves writing and music, but hadn’t put the two together until this Atelier course!
Andrew Tye ’21 is an aspiring actor and poet with an interest in studying and performing drag. He has performed in 21 shows, including Cabaret (Clifford Bradshaw), Bug (Peter), Gurls (Chorus Member), and Etched in Skin on a Sunlit Night (Jonsi). He hopes to major in either English or Anthropology and to perform professionally.