Haley Chouinard has been a self-proclaimed theater-buff since the age of five, when she saw her first Broadway show – “Beauty and the Beast.” Originally from Destin, Florida, Haley studied both theater and journalism at the University of West Florida, where she earned her undergraduate degree. Haley is currently a Goldring Arts Journalism M.A. student at Syracuse University. She is very excited to explore all of the theater that central New York has to offer.
Lauren is a native New Yorker and an art fiend. She wants to promote the arts and inspire others by engaging in artistic discussion. She graduated from Providence College with a B.A. in English and art history. Lauren is an amateur archaeologist and loves a good book. Lauren is currently a graduate student in the Goldring Arts Journalism graduate program at Syracuse University.
Kate Drozynski has a passionate love of music coupled with an uncontrollable urge to share her opinions and experiences with anyone willing to listen. She spent the six years since obtaining her bachelor’s of journalism degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as a production art coordinator at an international packaging graphics corporation in Pittsburgh. Kate was a contributor to M-Pressions Magazine, the newsletter of Matthews International, and managed a team of graphic artists. She’s currently earning her master’s degree in arts journalism at Syracuse University. She’s had her headphones in, happily listening to music the whole time.
Dianna Bell is a consumer of culture – books, film, television, art, theater. She loves becoming immersed in worlds that others create and finding the meaning behind that creation. She graduated from High Point University in 2011 with a bachelor’s in communications. Here, she was the Arts and Entertainment editor of The Campus Chronicle. She also interned with the High Point Enterprise and 88.5 WFDD, a local NPR affiliate. Aside from the arts, Dianna enjoys running long distances, drinking coffee, and watching NBC’s “Parenthood” and “Parks and Rec” before they are canceled.
Patrick is a Goldring Arts Journalism graduate student at Syracuse University. He graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 2012 and, while there, helped take the campus radio station, WSBU, to No. 1 in the nation. An indie music devotee, he’s had reviews published at Verbicide magazine and several blogs. He spends far too much time on Twitter writing compact record recaps @1record10words and other musings @patrickhosken. Multimedia reporting is kind of his thing.
Seamus Kirst is a graduate student in the Goldring Arts Journalism program at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. He graduated from Brown University in 2013, with a double concentration in history and ethnic studies. Seamus is currently an intern at “Brige Street,” a talk show on News Channel 9. In addition to Green Room Reviews, Seamus contributes to The NewsHouse, Syracuse.com, The Stand and ThoughtCatalog. He also shares personal writing on his blog, seamuskirst.com.
Jake Cappuccino is a writer and reporter from Buffalo, NY. In the past, he has written music reviews for Inyourspeakers.com and movie reviews and articles for the Johns Hopkins University Newsletter. After he graduated from JHU as a history major, he enrolled in the magazine, newspaper and online journalism master’s program at Syracuse University where he started to write for the Daily Orange newspaper. He always had a soft spot for theater and has seen dozens of productions in Buffalo, New York City and more. He considers The Producers, Wicked, and The Phantom of the Opera to be his favorite plays, but always hopes to find new favorites in Syracuse.