Category Archives: Backstage at the Egyptian

Sep
28

Backstage at the Egyptian: Leslie Cullen of The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra

KARYN: For readers who may not know, what is the “Ragtime Era”? LESLIE: The term refers to early 1900’s  America, a very exciting period of expansion, exploration, and inventions. It was also the period when America began finding its own …
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Sep
15

Backstage at the Egyptian: Chris Getsla of BritBeat

Interview with Chris Getsla of BritBeat, coming to our stage on Saturday, September 17th at 8 PM! Interview conducted by Marketing Intern Karyn Holmes. KARYN: Why did you personally want to play music from the Beatles? CHRIS: I did a …
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Sep
07

Backstage at the Egyptian: Michael DuBois of The Great DuBois

KARYN: What or who inspired you to learn circus arts? MICHAEL: My grandmother took me to see the Circus when I was 5 years old and I have been in love with it ever since. My lovely wife, Viktoria, is a 5th generation …
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07

Backstage at the Egyptian: Marketing Intern Karyn Holmes

Hi, my name is Karyn Holmes and I am the marketing intern for the Fall of 2022. I am a senior at Northern Illinois University in the Bachelor of General Studies program and am pursuing a certificate in Nonprofit Studies. …
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Jul
25

Backstage at the Egyptian: Technical Intern Ben Irick

Hi! I am Ben Irick. I am a senior at Illinois State University, and I’ll be graduating in spring of 2023 with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Technology, with a focus on Sound Design. My goal, after I graduate, …
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