Thursday, June 25, 2009

Track-and-Field Championships, Romeo & Juliet, Academic Success Centre, UofT Swing Club

June 25th, 2009
Guests on the Show:

1. Mary Beth Challoner, Promotions Manager for the Varsity Blues

Leading off today's show was Mary Beth Challoner, who spoke to us live from a Press Conference on Bloor. Varsity Stadium is the site for the 2009 Canandian Track and Field Championships and the Varsity Blues are well represented with five athletes competing. Mary Beth spoke about these athletes and their involvement as well as how important it was for UofT to host this significant event.

2. Andrea Wasserman, Director of Canopy Theatre's Romeo and Juliet & Amy Connolly who plays Lady Capulet in the same production.

Also on today’s show we interviewed Amy Connolly, who will be playing Lady Capulet in the upcoming Canopy theatre production of Romeo & Juliet and also the play's director, Hart House’s own Andrea Wasserman. Andrea and Amy discussed some of the dynamics involved with putting on possibly the world’s most famous love story.

3. Andrea Graham, Learning Skills Counsellor at the Academic Success Centre

At half past the hour Darcy spoke with Andrea Graham, a Learning Skills Counsellor from the Academic Success Centre. Andrea explained how councellors work with students to help them develop the skills, strategies and competencies that lead to success in their studies.

4. UofT Swing Club Members

Our final guests on this week's show were two members from UofT's Swing Club. They spoke with Kimberly about the music involved with Swing dance, as well as the merits of Swing as a fun, social and aerobic activity available on campus.

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