“Tuck Everlasting” is a story about a young girl who stumbles upon a family of immortal individuals and teaches them what it means to enjoy life, no matter how long or short it may be. This lesson can be applied and carried out in the lives of every audience member in attendance. Wesleyan Fine Arts premiered their first production of “Tuck Everlasting” on Feb. 5. “Tuck Everlasting” is a story with grandiose meaning and many lessons to be learned from the characters. English Teacher and Assistant Director Cameron Alexander, senior Adam Rogers and junior Constance Harris gave insight as to what it means to not take your life for granted and to live a full and meaningful life as long as you can. Keep Reading
What college are you going to/ applying to?
University of Michigan, NYU, Florida State, etc.
Who was your first Wesleyan crush? When?
Lindsay Rappe in kindergarten.
If you were stranded on an island, what three things would you bring with you?
A phone, a cellular tower and Braden Thorne’s angelic vocals.
What was your dream job when you were a little kid versus what is your dream job now?
Actor versus Actor.
Where do you expect to see yourself in 10 years?
Being an actor.
What was your most embarrassing moment at Wesleyan?
One time, I forgot to come onstage for a good seven minutes and the cast was running around looking for me. The orchestra was playing in a vamp for the whole time and the audience was incredibly confused. They found me later just hanging out upstairs. Also, I never went on stage. Carter Gravitt just said my lines.
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be? Sushi.
What are you most excited and scared for when entering your first year of college?
Saying goodbye to my friends of old.
When writers, speakers, singers and actors come together from all over the region, a most intense competition ensues. Students who specialize in literary and fine arts have the opportunity to compete in a little-known event called a Literary Meet. Keep Reading