“I’ve found that there’s a certain drive behind the academic and the search for research and compiling evidence and developing complexity and structures that I really like,” Holly Griffith, an undergraduate at the University of Washington studying Drama, told me during a recent conversation. The premise of our conversation? To congratulate Holly on winning the 2014 National Amy and Eric Burger Essays on Theatre Competition, and to discuss the research and coursework that led to her winning essay. We ended up chatting about much more.
Drama is, of course, also learning how to articulate complex concepts and topics, just in a different way and through a different medium.
What are you studying at UW, and what’s your involvement with the School of Drama, beyond taking classes?
I am a double-major in...Read more