Juan Acosta

Class of 2015


  • La Traviata delivers drama

    Audiences expect tragic operas to be dramatic, elaborate, and highly emotional. The Pittsburgh Opera’s performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, stage-directed by Crystal Manich with music director Antony Walker, delivered magnificently in all these respects.

    Pillbox | October 17, 2011
  • Setzuan makes audience think

    The Good Person of Setzuan by Bertolt Brecht, directed by the internationally acclaimed Peter Kleinert, opened to a crowded room bursting with enthusiasm and anticipation. Energy radiated from the stage as the actors prepared themselves for the performance, deeply involved in their pre-show warm-ups. The public nature of this activity — which usually takes place somewhere backstage, safe from th...

    Pillbox | October 10, 2011
  • Pirates present quirky works

    Themes can bring life to any event. They can be cute. They can be funny. They can be creative.

    The theme for the recent creative writing student reading was all of the above: Walking into the creative writing room in Baker Hall 260 (also known as The Glad) last Thursday, the audience was welcomed by a handful of friendly pirates to Pirates vs. Ninjas: The Creative Writing Student Reading.

    Pillbox | October 3, 2011
  • H&SS celebrates pride day

    Tie-dyeing, free food, balloon animals, music, and free T-shirts were among the offerings at the first Dietrich College Pride Day, held last Wednesday on the College of Fine Arts lawn. The Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences Pride Day was intended to encourage H&SS students to interact with their academic peers, as well as raise awareness of their presence on campus.

    News | September 26, 2011
  • Annie sprinkles love across Carnegie Mellon

    “Smell her. Taste her. Sing to her. Kiss and lick her. Keep her clean. Please recycle.” These are suggestions from Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephen’s 25 Ways to Make Love to the Earth.

    Pillbox | September 26, 2011