At an institution primarily dedicated to engineering, the Ferst Center for the Arts has, for over 20 years, provided a major gateway to art and entertainment at the Institute.
“There are people here from every background,” said Douglas Abrams, DT stage manager and a fourth-year CM major. “None of us are theater majors. This is a creative outlet for us. We have all of this creative energy we can’t put into book based work that we save for Drama Tech,” said Solace Collestan, DT technician and third-year CS major.
The Freshman Experience at Tech mandates that all incoming students live in a residence hall with another person. Indeed, first year would not be the same without the experience of living in a room that’s not only smaller than the room students had at home, but also one they share with another person.