The 88th Annual Waa-Mu Show Co-Chairs

From left to right: Lindsay, Ziare, Gabriella, Alexander

GABRIELLA GREEN  Gabriella Green is a senior Theatre major in the Music Theatre Certificate Program. She has worked with Waa-Mu in almost every possible department! She was an assistant stage manager for ANOTHER WAY WEST, creative team member and cast member of BEYOND BELIEF, choreography co-chair and cast member for MANHATTAN MIRACLE, wrote for all three shows, produced New York Songwriters Showcase, and served as Co-Director of Community Programming for three years. Favorite performance credits at Northwestern include A CHORUS LINE (Connie Wong), COMPANY (Marta), HEATHERS (Ms. Fleming), PARADE (Monteen), THE WHO’S TOMMY (Pinball Wizard), and SPAMALOT (Tim the Enchanter). She is a proud member of the X-Factors A Cappella. Gabby is incredibly thankful for the mentors and collaborators who have made Waa-Mu so special to her in the past, and she hopes to make this year the best one yet.

ZIARE PAUL-EMILE  Ziare Paul-Emile is a senior Theatre major and English Literature minor in the Musical Theatre Certificate Program. Her involvement with Waa-Mu started sophomore year when she joined the Executive Board as a Community Programming Assistant. Her involvement continued with performing in BEYOND BELIEF: A SUPERHERO STORY and MANHATTAN MIRACLE, writing for both shows, and serving as the Co-Director of Community Relations for the 87th Annual Waa-Mu Show. Recent performance credits include AMTP and The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's LEGACY: A MOTHER'S SONG, RAGTIME, IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER, and THE WHO'S TOMMY, along with various pieces of new work across campus and in Chicago. Ziare is the Co-Director of The Bix and a proud sister of Delta Delta Delta. She is absolutely thrilled to see the Waa-Mu organization grow with her amazing co-chairs & Waa fam, and absolutely cannot wait to see what the year brings!

ALEXANDER ROTHFIELD — Alexander Rothfield is a senior Voice and Opera and Music Education double major in the Music Theatre Certificate Program. His involvement with Waa-Mu began his freshman year in the Waa-2 performance ensemble. He then served as a Head Writer for BEYOND BELIEF: A SUPERHERO STORY (2017) and MANHATTAN MIRACLE (2018). Additionally, he has been a cast member of BEYOND BELIEF and a co-producer of the 2018 Northwestern Songwriters Showcase at the Triad Theater in New York City. His favorite Northwestern performance credits include A CHORUS LINE (Zach), COMPANY (Peter), THE PROXY MARRIAGE (Lew), SWEET CHARITY (Vidal), and HAIR (Tribe). Alexander is also a Tour Guide Coordinator in the Office of Admissions, and he is a member of the Northwestern Undertones a cappella group. He is thankful for this opportunity, and he excited to be working with an amazing team of people to make Waa-Mu the best it can be.

LINDSAY WHISLER — Lindsay Whisler is thrilled to be a co-chair! A resident of Winnetka, IL, she has been seeing Waa-Mu for years. Lindsay majors in International Relations and theatre and has a minor in business institutions, as well as being in the Musical Theatre Certificate program. She spends a lot of her free time performing and has appeared in the Wirtz center productions of URINETOWN, COMPANY, WAA-MU (a few times), SOMETHING IN THE GAME, and A CHORUS LINE. She is also a songwriter and musical theatre book writer, and has served on the Waa-Mu Executive Board. Passionate about service, she works with SCNO, a student consulting group that provides free services to non-profit organizations, and tutors with NU Heights at Evanston and Chicago schools. Lindsay is a proud member of Alpha Phi Sorority.  She is dedicated to maintaining the spirit of Waa-Mu while striving to improve it for future generations.