Student of the Month: Katie Nowak


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Q: Why did you start theatre? 

A: I wasn’t really sure where I was supposed to be when it came to extracurricular activities so I auditioned for a play and I ended up liking it and have been doing it ever since. 


Q: How much time does theatre take up?

A: It takes up between 15-22 hours a week and for musicals, it’s more time commitment. 


Q: What are some misconceptions people have towards theatre? 

A: I think one misconception people have towards theatre is that you have to be a “theater kid” to do theater, when in fact It’s an activity anyone can do. 


Q: What is your dream role? 

A: Elphaba in wicked 


Q: If you could devote your time to something other than theatre, what would it be? 

A: Writing because you get to create worlds and craft plots and characters – similar to theatre.


Q: Do you have any siblings?

A: A younger brother who is a freshman 


Q: Do you have any pets? 

A: A dog; British lab named Obi


Q: What’s your favorite subject?

A: English 


Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: I like to sit at the piano and sing. I also like to do Yoga. 


Q: What’s your favorite food? 

A: Mac and cheese or pizza 


Q: What’s your dream job? 

A: My goal is to make it into the film or theater industry