Pepperdine Scotland Blog

Our First Week In Glasgow

Week one in Glasgow has been absolutely incredible. It may have only been one week, but some of us are already starting to feel like locals. After a glorious week in the highlands filled...

Writing Our Legends

Let’s play a game of word association! Think of the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear: Scotland. What’d you see? An intricate tartan kilt?  Someone proudly blaring on the bagpipes?...

Enchanting: Our First Week in the Highlands

Now let me clarify before you all jump to conclusions. When I titled this post “Enchanting”, I was not necessarily referring to the twenty plus hours of travel it took to reach our final...

Let us be brave, and let the work continue. 

The Scotland program was one of the biggest selling points of attending Pepperdine from the moment the school entered my radar. The opportunity to design for an original piece of theatre is enticing enough,...

The Journey to Scotland

February 24, 2017 was the start to one of the most transformative weeks of my life: the weeks leading up to this date being equally as impactful. Along with two of my fellow classmates,...

Let it be this time

Let it be this time. It was a year ago today, February 25, 2017, I was on my way back to Scotland for spring break to begin workshopping and devising the new show for...

On the Origin of Pieces

Hello folks!  Here we are again, I’m on the plane to LA and it’s time to hand over the Pepperdine Scotland blog from one biennial company to the next.  As we get ready to...

That’s A Wrap!

That’s A Wrap!  written by Nicholas Connolly  photography by Brit Rivera Our Scotland experience is at its end and we are all home. It feels so great to leave this beautiful country with a...