Miranda Summers Lowe, class of 2009 MA

Abstract In this interview, Miranda Summers Lowe, MA class of 2009, talks about her decision to enlist in the Army, her service, and her time as a veteran at Brown University. Summers Lowe begins by sharing some personal background information about her childhood. She explains having to move around for her parents’ careers as college […]

Kimberly Dan, class of 2006

Abstract In this interview, Kimberly Dan, Brown University class of 2006, describes her path since leaving Brown as well as her experience with the COVID-19 global pandemic in the Philippines. Dan begins by explaining that she chose to attend Brown because her father insisted that if she wanted to study abroad she had to go […]

Charise Castro Smith, class of 2005

Abstract In this interview, Charise Castro Smith, Brown University class of 2005, talks about why she decided to attend Brown, what her campus experience was like, and how she pursued a career in theatre and film. Smith begins by describing her childhood as a first generation Cuban-American in Miami, Florida, and her high school education […]

Manya K. Rubinstein, class of 2001

Abstract In this interview, Manya Rubinstein, Brown University class of 2001, talks about opening and operating the Industrious Spirit Company in Providence during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Rubinstein begins by recalling that she first learned about COVID-19 from a friend who was living in China. She notes that she did not immediately feel like the […]

Maria Manuela Goyanes, class of 2001

Abstract In these interviews, Maria Manuela Goyanes, Brown University class of 2001, describes why she decided to attend Brown, her experience in the Theatre Department, and her career in theatre after Brown. Goyanes begins Part 1 by describing her childhood in Queens, New York, her parents’ immigration stories, and her early education at Bronx High […]