Last Call: Brian Cross

As the semester progresses at the speed of light, the senior class is beginning to make peace with that fateful day in May: Commencement. Until the class of 2012 up and leaves us, BlogDH wants to highlight all the interesting things the class has been up to. To this end, we are (re)starting a series, Last Call, featuring seniors reflecting on their experiences at Brown. Each featured senior will tag another senior for the next installment. Find this year’s other “Last Call” chain here.

Then + Now

People might know me as…a Jabberwock? Maybe an actor in some productions on campus?  But that might just be how I’m known to people that know me…

Bridget’s question: What are you most passionate about? Teaching and acting.

What plays have you been in? I did a play called “Gross Indecency” that was on the main stage last semester, and I did a piece called “Standing On Ceremony,” which is a series of readings about gay marriage. That was done in conjunction with Trinity Rep.

BDH: So are you majoring in theater, then?
BC: No, I’m majoring in Economics.

On a Friday night you might find yourself…Now, probably the GCB. Back before I was 21… I don’t know. It depends on how busy I was. My friends and I were part of the Wayland crew — we all lived in Wayland and stuck together. Maybe play some drinking games… I’m not sure what you’re allowed to publish? [Edit: “Basically anything.”] Me and my group of friends, [we] play a lot of word games and board games…We started with Apples to Apples, but we outgrew that pretty fast. We play games but then try to improve them — like we invented our own version of Apples to Apples.

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