By Lenore Flower
“I just want people who are passionate about the message, and the concept and the process,” Bianca Roman ’10 said as she described her cast, punctuating each word with a pound on the table. The choreographer-turned-playwright’s devotion to her original play, “shading silhouettes of smaller ones,” has infected cast members and spread to the campus community.As of Monday, “shading silhouettes of smaller ones” had already sold out for Saturday’s debut performance.
Student-directed theater productions are not uncommon at the University. What makes “shading silhouettes” different is its originality-every detail of the production, from its poetry-inspired script to its costumes, has been conceptualized and created by students over the course of the past year.