We Got the Beat

We Got the Beat

Unlike the popular TV Series Glee, there is no drama about who gets to sing the solos for Wentworth’s first-ever a capella club, Note-oriety. “Whoever is willing to arrange the song gets to do the solo,” says Esther Brown, BSA ’12, club vocal coach. It’s a peace-keeping rule that has helped keep the club intact and in form since their first...

The Business of Being Funny

The Business of Being Funny

“I’m always nervous before a show,” says Seth Pruter, BCET ’13, president and founder of Wentworth’s Improv Club. “But once I hear someone laugh, it turns into pure energy.” The spur-of-the-moment comedy troupe, which began in fall 2010, has already opened for Boston’s masters of the form, The Improv Asylum. Key to their success, says Pruter, is...

Talk to the Hands

Talk to the Hands

When Bryan Webb, BCET ’13, noticed a hearing-impaired classmate on the first day of his junior year of high school, he employed his basic sign language skills to say “Hi.” The classmate responded with a flurry of signs, to which Webb could only smile, unable to keep up. Three years later, Webb is fluent in sign language—thanks to his former...

Robert Cote

Robert Cote

This past fall, Robert Cote, BIND ’14, started Wentworth’s first-ever parkour club, which now has 12 members. An acrobatic, athletic discipline focused on fluid movement and creative navigation of obstacles through jumps, vaults, and climbs, parkour originated in France in the mid-1990s and began growing in popularity in the United States around...