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President: Laura Zawarski, '18

Laura majors in Russian Language and Literature with a particular interest in Russian theater and film. She has been involved with Upstage in different capacities for all of her time at Wellesley, including serving as treasurer during the 2015-2016 season. Beyond Upstage, Laura enjoys playing classical and baroque violin and stealing sandwiches from the Russian department.


Vice President: Alicia Margarita Olivo, '19

Alicia is a Sociology and Theatre Studies double major from the self-proclaimed Strawberry Capital of the World, Pasadena, TX. When not involved in Upstage E-Board or productions, you could find her working at Clapp Library, or hanging out with fellow Mezcla members in Acorns House. In her free time, she enjoys translating songs from Spanish to English and vice versa, looking for authentic Mexican restaurants in the Boston area, and Skyping with her two dogs, Laika and Chica.


Treasurer: Elise Griffin, '19

Elise is a Theatre and Cinema and Media Studies double major from the sunny and tech enriched Palo Alto, CA. She has been involved in Upstage ever since she dropped volleyball for the pursuit of making people smile. Apart from Upstage, she is also in the Shakespeare Society and directing Rocky Horror this year. When she is not goofing around, she is usually found walking around the lake, freaking out about homework, and obsessing about RuPaul.



Secretary/Box Office Manager: Paige Calvert, '20

Paige is an English major originally from a small shoreline town in CT. She has always loved theater and has dabbled in acting and stage managing across campus. Apart from Upstage, Paige is a member of Residential Life and the Shakespeare Society. When she's not doing theater or classwork, you can catch Paige walking around the lake, fangirling about *something*, or hanging out with friends.


Technical Coordinator: Roz Rea, '19

Roz is a junior double majoring in Medieval & Renaissance Studies and English. Her involvement with Upstage comes in various technical roles including set design. When not in Alumnae hall she can be found editing for Counterpoint magazine or running up her El Table tab or crying about pageant wagons. Keep a look out for Roz as PM for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead later this year!