Student Focus: Isabelle Anderson

Name: Isabelle Andersonsmiling woman

Major: Performing Arts

Hometown: Galena, Illinois

Planned Graduation Date: May 2023

In addition to Theatre, what are you involved with here at ISU and beyond? 
I'm an executive for The Vibe, a club here on campus, and I work at Hoyt Sherman in Des Moines.

What music and theatre projects are you working on right now or have recently completed?
I am currently working on a short film, Casting Cull, with some other seniors as our capstone project, and I am performing in Night of the Living Dead! The Musical!

What is your favorite thing about your experiences at Iowa State?
My favorite thing has been getting to pursue so many different aspects of theatre and getting tons of opportunities!

Why did you choose the Department of Music and Theatre at ISU?
I chose ISU because it's such a welcoming space!!

What are your plans after graduation?
I'm not sure exactly what I'm going to do after graduation, but I will definitely be continuing work at Hoyt Sherman and performing in local shows.

Any words of wisdom for prospective students?
Showing up to class is 80% of the work; make sure you're there.