About the Staff

The First-Year Arts Program (FAP) is overseen by the Office for the Arts, the Dean of Students Office, and the FAP director, Dana Knox. In addition, there are 7 Resident Artists20 Guest Artists, and 19 Student Proctors. The Resident Artists are all top artists in their fields, and each teach a full workshop, a smaller master class, and advise on development of content for the FAP Pageant for each of their threads. Guest Artists are all working professionals that each teach individual Master Classes in their respective areas of expertise. The FAP Proctors are all prolific arts leaders here on campus who help to run all of the programs, advise on Pageant content, and can offer great first hand insight into the social, academic, cultural and artistic fabric that is Harvard.

Director and Resident Artist Bios

Dana Knox, Director

Dana is the Manager for College Theater and Director of the First-Year Arts Program at Harvard University.  He oversees all theater activity for the Office for the Arts (OFA), and collaborates with leadership of the Theater, Dance & Media (TDM) program and the Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club (HRDC) to mount theater in venues all over campus.  He was on the opening team of Farkas Hall, formerly the New College Theater, and was the departmental Producer for the launch of the TDM Program for four years.  Dana has also spent 6 years working with Broadway in Boston as Assistant Theater Manager for the Boston Opera House (2004 opening team), and House Manager for the Colonial Theater.  He was Lecturer and Administrator for the Boston University School of Theater where he also received his MFA in Production Management.  He has worked in all disciplines of theater making, and has also studied dance, studio art, and music (piano and voice).

 

Dara Badon '22, Assistant Director

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Dara (pronounced "dare-uh"; she/her/hers) is the Administrative Assistant for Dance at the Harvard Dance Center and the Assistant Director of the First-Year Arts Program. Dara is a recent alum of Harvard College, where she studied History & Literature, Educational Studies, and made sure to make art part of her learning, growing, and joy both in and outside of the classroom. No stranger to the arts at Harvard, Dara spent her four years running—both figuratively and literally—with the Harvard University Band; elevating the importance of confidence, community, and creativity with CityStep and its middle school participants; and finding new avenues to support artists and their art as a Student Production Assistant in the Office for the Arts.

 

Dara is equally no stranger to FAP, where she happily began her own undergraduate career “breaking the ice” and was (and forever will be) thankful to have continued her involvement with the program as a Creative Writing Proctor for her junior and senior year summers.

 

The co-recipient of the 2022 Robert E. Levi Arts Prize for efforts and energies devoted to arts administration and the art-making community, Dara is thrilled to apply her academic, co-curricular, and personal passion for all things art to her new professional roles, and she is overjoyed and deeply honored to be able to share in this year’s FAP! She can’t wait to cheer on (and gas up) the Proctor Team, learn from the Resident and guest artists, director-duo it up with Dana, and get to know, support, and be inspired by this special first-year class at such a special beginning point of their college adventures!

 

 

 

Jim Augustine '01, Drama

Jim Augustine is COO of Zuckerberg Media. He is a media entrepreneur whose career has spanned theater, film, publishing, technology and business consulting. A summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard College and graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Jim began his career on the 6-time TONY-winning original Broadway production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. Additional theater credits include the Roundabout’s Broadway production of Nicky Silver’s The Boys from Syracuse; the American Repertory Theater’s Lysistrata starring Cherry Jones; and the Off-Broadway hit Gone Missing. Film credits include The Audition, winner of Best Picture at the Iris International Film Festival; and Angel acquired by KQED TV. At Zuckerberg Media, Jim has built lasting partnerships in publishing, television, theater, film and emerging media. Jim is Co-Founder of Sue’s Tech Kitchen and the Zuckerberg Institute, as well as Co-Founder and Managing Director of Broadway Beta Ventures. Jim has lectured at colleges across the country, and has served for more than a decade as Resident Artist in Drama at Harvard’s annual First-year Arts Program

 

Kadahj Bennett, Creative Writing

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Kadahj is performer/writer/musician/spoken word artist. Recent credits include Tyler from THE HALLS (web series, Beyond Measure Productions), and Hank from HOW WE GOT ON (Company One). Kadahj is a Posse Scholar, graduate of Hamilton College and Boston Arts Academy alum. Currently a teaching artist in the Boston area, Kadahj moonlights as a lyricist/vocalist for two bands, Danceluja (Boston) & the Downbeat Keys (Brooklyn).

 

Glenn Kiser '91, Film

 

Glenn is the Director of the Dolby Institute, the outreach initiative of Dolby Laboratories to educate and inspire the next generation of content creators. After acting in some 20 productions (including the Hasty Pudding) and making short films through the AFVS department, Glenn clutched his Harvard Psych degree and moved to Los Angeles to make it in the movies. He started off working in editing on low budget independent films, then he moved to San Francisco where he ran George Lucas' company Skywalker Sound, where he oversaw sound work on massive projects such as the HARRY POTTER series, the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN films, the IRON MANs, TRON: LEGACY and AVATAR. Glenn also occasionally directs short films, his most recent being “Sabbatical,” which played in over 40 film festivals around the world and is available on YouTube.

 

La'Toya Princess Jackson, Dance

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La’Toya Princess Jackson is a writer and producer of ballets, songs and plays. She is also a blacks in ballet historian for Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet. As founder of LaPrincess Entertainment Group, LLC, she aspires to create original works that provide diversity and inclusion in the arts and provide positive representation of African Americans in arts and entertainment. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Media Arts (Radio/TV/Film) at Clark Atlanta University and she began her professional career in the ballet world at the Boston Ballet as teaching faculty for the Boston Ballet School. She has implemented free ballet programming in both the Atlanta and Boston communities with the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta and the Boys and Girls Club of Boston. 

At Harvard, she engaged in performance research under the direction of senior faculty in the Theater, Dance, Media department at Harvard and presented her thesis Black Swans Shattering the Glass Ceiling: A Historical Perspective on the Evolution of Historically Black Ballet Companies. She was a company member in the Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company and a dancer in the Harvard Dance Project, a faculty-led performance company. She has performed in several Theater, Dance, Media department productions at Harvard and she was the first graduate student to write and produce an original black ballet at Harvard. She wrote, produced and performed Vanity Lane: The Ballet and was one of the lyricists and composers for Black C.A.S.T.’s original musical which premiered on the Loeb Mainstage at the American Repertory Theater. She graduated from Harvard University in 2019 with a Master of Liberal Arts degree in Dramatic Arts in an interdisciplinary study of music, dance, and performance. 

 

Sam Wilmott, Music 

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Sam Willmott is a NYC-based composer, lyricist and librettist whose projects include the bhangra musical Bhangin' It (with playwrights Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew, premiering at the La Jolla Playhouse and McCarter Theatre in 2021), Yo, Vikings! and the marionette show Wake Up, Daisy! (both with Marcus Stevens), the Emmy-nominated HBO documentary Song of ParklandStandardized Testing - The Musical!!!!, the mini-musical Scarlet Takes a Tumble, and additional lyrics for the stage adaptation of Jule Styne and Bob Merrill's Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol. Sam is the recipient of the Richard Rodgers Award, the Kleban Prize for Most Promising Lyricist, a Jonathan Larson Grant, the Fred Ebb Award, and the ASCAP Foundation's Cole Porter and Harold Adamson Awards. He is also a proud educator who has taught at Harvard University, in Pace University's BFA Musical Theater program, and with Lincoln Center's Songwriting in Schools Program. Sam is also a staff writer for the Korean English-language program English Egg, for whom he has written over 150 songs.

 

Julia Rooney '11, Studio Art

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Julia Rooney is a visual artist and arts educator. Though rooted in painting, her practice often bridges other disciplines, including writing and collaborative, community-based projects. Since 2011, she has been using the U.S. Postal Service as a medium for the production, distribution and exhibition of visual and text-based work.

Rooney holds an MFA in Painting/Printmaking from the Yale School of Art and a BA in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard College. She has exhibited her work with Kopeikin Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), Diane Rosenstein Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), Zeit Contemporary Art (New York, NY), The Painting Center (New York, NY), and ChaShaMa (Brooklyn, NY), amidst others. In 2019, she was an artist-in-residence through LMCC’s SU-CASA program, and previously has had teaching fellowships/partnerships through the Yale Prison Education Initiative, The Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, Yale University Art Gallery, More Art/Engaging Artists and The Joan Mitchell Foundation. From 2011-2016, she worked in the Department of Islamic Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, helping organize public programs, including a live music series in the Moroccan Court. She is also trained as a Legacy Specialist through the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) program, which focuses on archiving a senior artist’s lifetime of work through one-on-one collaboration in the artist's studio.

In the coming year, Rooney will do residencies at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts (Saratoga, WY), the Joan Mitchell Center (New Orleans, LA) and MASS MoCA (North Adams, MA), followed by a solo exhibition in North Adams, MA.

 

Grace Laubacher '09, Theater Design

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Grace Laubacher is a scenic designer for theater and opera.  Originally from Cambridge, MA, she concentrated in VES/Film Studies and was a FAP proctor at Harvard, and holds a master’s degree in performance design from Central Saint Martins in London.  Her multidisciplinary approach to scenic design draws stems from a fundamental belief that space is a powerful shaper of individual journeys and collective histories, and should be considered an active tool of dramatic storytelling.

Grace designs theater, opera, and immersive installations.  She has recently designed sets for the Santa Fe Opera, Emursive (the presenters of Sleep No More), Opera Columbus, Kentucky Opera, Walt Disney Creative Entertainment, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.   She has also been the associate set designer for a number of Broadway productions, including the 2019 revival of Oklahoma! (designed by Laura Jellinek) and the Roundabout Theater’s Noises Off (designed by Derek McLane).  Before becoming a full-time designer, Grace built sets for children’s theater and held various positions behind the scenes as a stage manager, crew member, carpenter, scenic painter and props artisan.  She currently lives in NYC and is thrilled to return to FAP, where she met some of her closest friends and collaborators to this day!

Proctor Bios

Karina Cowperthwaite '23, Production Proctor

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Hi FAP!!! My name is Karina and I am a Production Proctor with the amazing Ian! I’m a rising senior in Winthrop House pursuing a joint concentration in English and Theater, Dance, and Media! On campus, you can most definitely find me in a theater or frantically running between rehearsals (sometimes eating while running, studying while running, gasping for breath because I cannot run while running). I am involved in various theater groups on campus as well as the Co-President of ASAP, our Pan-Asian arts organization on campus! I dabble in a bit of everything in the arts (a little acting, a little directing, a little writing, a little dancing) so if you want to chat about anything theater-related, musical theater-related, musical-theater-dance related, why I went to Shakespeare camp for 3 summers in a row, why skim milk is the most superior milk, how and why I am allergic to water, why I study English when this sentence is clearly a run-on, please reach out at kcowperthwaite@college.harvard.edu or find me on Instagram @karinacowp. FAP is such a special place and welcoming home to enter college in.  I hope you love it as much as I do and I cannot WAIT to meet all of you and for us to become friends!

 

Ian Chan '23, Proctor-At-Large

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HIIII FAP!!!!!!! I'm Ian (he/they pronouns), a rising senior in Winthrop House studying Linguistics and Math with a secondary in Comparative Literature! I could not be more excited to be one of your PROCTORS-AT-LARGE this FAP :D On campus, you'll almost always find me in a rehearsal room — I'm usually music directing or composing some musical for the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club or the Asian Student Arts Project, but you'll also catch me singing in my a cappella group, Harvard Din and Tonics, or in my choir, the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum! I additionally do lots of fun stuff with the Office of the Arts and the American Repertory Theater :) If you're interested in any of that — or if you are another die-hard fanatic of orange juice, overly competitive Mario Kart player, or just want to vibe, please do not hesitate to contact me at ianchan@college.harvard.edu or on Instagram at @imianchan_ . FAP helped me find my artistic home here on campus, and was nothing short of life-changing for me — I hope you'll love as much as we do! <3333

 

Kalos Chu '23, Creative Writing Proctor

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Hello! My name is Kalos (like the Pokémon region) — and I'll be one of your Creative Writing Thread proctors this year! I am a rising senior living in Dunster House and studying English with a secondary in Art, Film, and Visual Studies. I’m originally from San Diego, California, and am living proof that even the wimpiest, most cold-fearing people can survive Boston winters! It's my first year being a FAP proctor, and I'm super excited to meet all y'all and welcome you to the ~super cool~ art-making community here at Harvard! On campus, I've co-written a musical for the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, served as Arts Chair of The Crimson, and produced/music directed various musical theater productions, as well. I also enjoy eating large quantities of sushi, reading teen romance novels, watching animated movies, and—most of all—answering questions from incoming first-years! Please hit me up at kaloschu@college.harvard.edu or on IG at @kaloschu with any questions you have about creative writing, moving from California, the arts, or the Asian American community at Harvard!

 

Mira-Rose Kingsbury-Lee '24, Creative Writing Proctor

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HELLO! I'm Mira, a rising junior in Dunster House studying Human Evolutionary Biology, and I'm absolutely thrilled to be one of your Creative Writing proctors this summer! On campus, I'm an Arts Board writer for the Crimson, a finance producer on various shows, and an undergrad researcher in the microbiome lab. I also like writing musicals – please do reach out about that, or quite literally anything else (labwork, creative writing on campus, music recs, book recs, your great-grandparents' soup recipes - ANYTHING) at mkingsburylee@college.harvard.edu or on Instagram at @rosaeimr. SUMMERTIME LET'S GO

 

Angel Hoyang '23, Production Proctor

HELLO FAP!! My name is Angel (to varying degrees of accuracy), and I'm a rising senior/chaos demon who's beyond excited to be your ~Production~ proctor along with the incredible Karina! I'm from Los Angeles, California, and am fittingly interested in all things arts/entertainment, In-N-Out, and SNL's The Californians. On campus, you'll catch me singing with and president-ing for the Veritones (check out our Instagram and Spotify ;) ), directing/stage managing/choreographing/arts administering in Harvard theater, teaching and dancing with wonderful kiddos through CityStep, getting hype with the Asian Students Arts Project (ASAP), and of course, dancing and choreographing with the Harvard Ballet and Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Companies! I also love working in ~film/AV production and editing~. If any of the above strikes a chord, or if you just want to say hi, send me a message at angelhoyang@college.harvard.edu or Angel Hoyang on f*cebook! I will be all eyes, ears, and open arms to literally anything, be it questions, concerns, recent youtube wormholes, etc. (bonus points for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Star Trek, Vine compilations, Rina Sawayama, Drag Race tea, and Bill Wurtz). CAN'T WAIT TO MEET YOU ALL!! <3

 

Sara Komatsu '23.5, Dance Proctor

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Hi lovely FAPpers!! I'm Sara, one of your dance proctors, and I'm so excited to meet you all IN PERSON!! I am an off cycle junior (shoutout c/o '23.5) living in Dunster House (go Meese!!) and studying English with a secondary in Film Studies. On campus I co-direct the Harvard Ballet Company, am an Arts editor for the Harvard Crimson newspaper, and run Harvardwood on Campus for students interested in careers in entertainment with Kalos. Please feel free to reach out to me about any of the above or just about books you're reading, movies you're watching, food recs, Wordle rants, etc. at sarakomatsu@college.harvard.edu or on Instagram @saraa.kom! I am here as a resource for you guys and am so looking forward to helping introduce you all to the arts community I have called home for the last three years <333

 

Mattheus Carpenter, '23, Drama Proctor

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Pictured above with his best friend on a crisp autumn morning, Mattheus (pronounced Muh-tay-us) is here to welcome the incredible Class of 2026! I'm a rising Junior living in the fantastically beautiful Eliot House studying History of Science, and I am thrilled to be one of your drama proctors! In addition to stage acting, I sing jazz a cappella in The Din & Tonics (note our snazzy attire above), play the piano and trumpet (and a bit of the accordion... but we don't talk about that), and paint with broad strokes (literally) on giant canvases. Outside of the creative space, I am a Peer Advising Fellow, so if you have any questions about the arts, academics, or campus life, I would love to chat. I have an obsession with bread baking, swing music, comedy television, and regenerative agriculture (ask me about my apple trees, but not my wheat field... still a sore memory hehe). Please reach out to mcarpenter@college.harvard.edu - I would love to connect with you!

 

Elio Kennedy-Yoon '25, Drama Proctor

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Elio (they/he) is your friendly neighborhood '25 FAP proctor! They are super excited to be a part of the program... Like super super excited. Elio is from Salt Lake City originally, and you can generally find them looking at pictures of sharks or performing with Harvard's amazing theater programs! They love theater, music, dance and visual arts, and sharks, and FAP of course. A fun game is to ask them what their fun fact of the day is! Today's is that some sharks like to cuddle with each other!

 

Sam Dvorak '23, Film Proctor

Hello FAP!! I'm Sam! I'm a rising senior from outside of Albany, NY, and I'm studying neurobiology. I'm a professional magician, but since we don't have a magic thread, I'll be on TEAM FILM! I'm a huge movie fan - especially Star Wars. On campus I'm very involved in musical theatre - I direct shows and do my best to be a good rehearsal accompanist! I'm a co-founder of SHAM (the Society of HArvard-undergraduate Magicians), which I'm a part of with friends I made while FAPping! I also casually write for the Arts Board of the Harvard Crimson. When I'm not doing those things, you'll probably find me eating or working (read: socializing) in the Eliot dining hall for way longer than I probably should. I can't wait to dive into the arts on campus with all of you. FAP was the highlight of my first year at Harvard, and I met some of my favorite people in the world that week. Please reach out anytime at sdvorak@college.harvard.edu or on instagram @samsamthemagicman! I am so excited to meet all of you soon!!

 

Connor Riordan '23, Film Proctor

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HEY FAP!!!!! My name is Connor Riordan (he/him/his), and I'll be your FILM PROCTOR this year. You have chosen what is by far the best preorientation program at Harvard and we couldn't be luckier or more excited to work with you. A little about me - I'm from Chester, CT, I'm an actor, writer and filmmaker and I study History and Literature and Film at Harvard. I do a bunch of stuff with the Hasty Pudding Theatricals (HPT), the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club (HRDC), the Hyperion Shakespeare Company, Harvardwood, and more organizations with acronyms that are impossible to remember. I knew I wanted to be a FAP proctor the second I did FAP my freshman year, and I'm committed to making sure that your experience is as amazing as mine was (if not more amazing!). Please reach out to me at criordan@college.harvard.edu if you have any questions about the program, about life at Harvard, if you have any art (or anything else!) to share, or if you just need someone to talk to. Doesn't matter if I'm your proctor or not, I'm always here (and usually always awake). Sending lots of love and I hope you all are as excited as I am for a wonderful FAP and a wonderful year.

 

Travis Harper '23, Proctor-At-Large

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Hi, my name is Travis and I forgot to send in my bio, so someone is making things up about me! I'm a rising super-senior in the Phillips-Brooks house, and I am super excited to be one of your Proctors-At-Large! My favorite musical artists are 100 gecs and Tori Amos. In my spare time, I am involved with the Harvard Bee Keepers society, and I feel really passionate about scented candles. What's your favorite scent? Mine is 'Strawberry Bunny Shortcake' by Yankee Candle :) 
I am so excited to meet all of you, so please reach out!!!

 

Ava Jinying Salzman '23, Music Proctor

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Hey all you beacons of light and talent! My name is Ava Jinying Salzman and I’m a proud FAP alum hailing from LA. I study folklore and mythology and studio art as my concentration here at Harvard, and love to do everything in the visual arts as well as write and produce music! Here at Harvard, I’ve mainly dove into graphic novel illustration with an artist residency at the Advocate and other comic work, painting, film and animation, music performance, apparel design and production design, and choreography with AADT. The Harvard arts community center made me realize just how important storytelling is for me - I’ve really had the chance to dive into the story of my own heritage and history, mythology, and the stories of environmental and social history, all through the lens of art making. I love to think about different ways that disciplines, within and beyond the arts, can collaborate and tell meaningful stories - so anyone and everyone, please reach out & let’s make magic! SOOO excited to meet you all!!!

 

Bridget Chemberlin '23, Studio Arts Proctor

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Hi everyone! I'm thrilled to be returning for my third year as a studio arts proctor for FAP. I'm a rising senior studying social studies with a secondary field in Arts, Film and Visual Studies (AFVS). Outside the classroom, I am currently a co-president of Natives at Harvard College (Harvard's undergraduate organization for Indigenous students), a student at the Harvard ceramics center, a creative writer, a bead worker, a bat enthusiast, and avid Spotify consumer. I was also previously a member of the Harvard choruses and Harvard College Opera. Come talk to me about art-making and sculpture, classical vocal music, Indigenous student life and activism on campus, interesting animals, questions about college, or anything else! Welcome to Harvard, and I can't wait to meet you!

 

Isabel Haro '23, Studio Arts Proctor

Hi everyone :) My name is Isabel Haro, please call me Isa, and my preferred pronouns are she/her/hers. I'm so happy that I get to be your Studio Art proctor this year (for the third time :O) along with Bridget :) I'm an international student from Quito, Ecuador <3, and I study Art, Film, and Visual Studies with a secondary in Music. I make all sorts of visual art, compose music, and write and sing songs. I also live in the Dudley Co-op. I am a rising senior but I've been around for a loooong time… I myself did FAP in 2017 which feels like a lifetime ago, but even now, most of my dearest friends are folks I met through FAP. So I love FAP, and I’m here knowing you’ll love it too :) Please reach out to me at diharo@college.harvard.edu for anything.

 

Clarissa Briasco-Stewart '23, Theater Design Proctor

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Hi FAP!! I'm Clarissa, a rising junior in Leverett House studying linguistics and some flavor of computer science, and I'm super excited to be one of your Theater Design proctors! I spend most of my time on campus behind-the-scenes of theater productions, primarily in lighting design, and I'm a board member of the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert & Sullivan Players and the Hyperion Shakespeare Company. I also play cello, and in my nonexistent free time I enjoy video editing, graphic design, and making chainmail. If you're looking for someone to chat with about technical theater, the CS department, why linguistics is the most interdisciplinary field, whether the Chinese department is really worth the walk to Vanserg Hall, the best (and worst) cinematography you've ever seen, eating in the dining halls with dietary restrictions (Celiac disease rip), or literally anything else, hit me up at cbriascostewart@college.harvard.edu, and don't hesitate to email me again if your message gets buried in the haunted basement that is my inbox <3 I can't wait to meet you all!

 

Finn Bamber '23, Theater Design Proctor

HI FAP!!!! My name is Finn Bamber, I take he/him pronouns, I'm a rising senior in Leverett House, and I'll be one of your Theater Design Proctors alongside Clarissa Briasco-Stewart. On campus, I do a lot of lighting design, as well as some photography, so if you have any questions about theater tech, theater in general, or the larger visual arts scene here at Harvard, please send a lil 'ol email at bamber@college.harvard.edu. You can also find more of my work at scholar.harvard.edu/finnbamber Outside of that ... well that's most of what I do, but in theory I enjoy cooking, whistling at innapropriate hours, and walking faster than I need to. I can't wait to meet y'all :):):)

 

Odessa Deng '23, Music Proctor

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Hi everyone! My name is Odessa, I'm a rising Sophomore in Agassiz House, joint concentrating in Slavic Studies and OEB, and I'll be one of your FAP Music proctors! I didn't submit my bio so someone is just making things up, but on campus I love painting graffiti on the walls of historic buildings and I am a part of the Harvard Square Business Association. I can't wait to meet you all so I can introduce you to my favorite chairs and couches on campus (there's a great one by the Smith center), as well as hear all about your deep passion for the 1978 classic, Rasputin. See you soon!!!

 

Caron Sujean Kim '25, Dance Proctor

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HI BESTIES AND WELCOME TO FAP! WAAAAAAAA
I'm Caron (like Karen but I am the last person ever to ask for the manager), a rising junior in Leverett House (bc size matters) studying Sociology and Theater, Dance, and Media, and I'm so incredibly excited to be one of your Dance Proctors! I absolutely love to perform and just about everything to do with the arts—singing, dancing, acting, writing, and much more!! You can find me on campus choreographing and performing with the Asian American Dance Troupe, having midnight jam sessions in Leverett music rooms, eating bread in the dhall, working at the Music Library, eating out of to-go boxes while walking (and sometimes everything at once...?) I'm so excited to meet all of you, give you all a big hug (if ur cool w/ dat ofc), and live an in-person FAP vicariously through you :') Never hesitate to reach out to talk about anything including performing, the arts at harv, k-dramas, taylor swift, the motherland aka korea heh, dad jokes, going seventeen, vaseline lip therapy chapstick, etc. My email is cskim@college.harvard.edu and my ig is @caronkim !! SEE YOU ALL V SOON, SENDING SO MUCH LOVE AND GOOD VIBES YOUR WAY <3

 

Emi Park Cummings '24, Proctor-at-Large

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HELLO MY DARLINGS ❤️ my name is emi (she series), and i’m a junior studying theater, dance & media (tdm) and art, film, and visual studies (afvs). i was born and raised in cleveland, ohio, and spent my summers in tokyo with my grandparents, but now call pfoho (pforzheimer house) my “pfome”—be p(f)repared for more pfun & unsolicited pfoho p(f)uns. on campus, i’m a room 13 peer counselor, a citystepper, a costume designer, a public announcer for harvard athletics (let it be known that FAPletics is superior), and someone who occasionally makes short to mid-length films. i am beyond excited to be your proctor-at-large—in other words your PAL, in every sense of the word—and cannot wait to get to know all 106 of you individually and as a collective. please feel free to ask me about and for anything, but especially my review of HUDS tiramisu; why i really really REALLY dislike jennifer lopez, ACOTAR, and the bodyguard; piercings (i have 13 but want 20); my dream tattoo; being black/hapa @ harvard; and portrait of a lady on fire and the handmaiden and literally any other foreign lesbian film.