Sebastian Von Stauffenberg


"Hillbilly Elegy": A Source of Political Division?

Maroon Arts reviews the controversial new film based on J.D. Vance's best selling autobiography.


January 27, 2021


4:37 p.m.

"Cuties": Addressing Its Controversy

As the audience follows the events of "Cuties" protagonist Amy’s life, we are forced to recognize the ever-growing pressure on young women—or, in this case, a group of prepubescent girls—to capitalize on their sexuality.


October 5, 2020

The Importance of Staying In Touch During COVID-19

An important distinction to make under these quarantine restrictions is the difference between social and physical distance, behavioral scientist Nicholas Epley said.


May 5, 2020

Pop Songs and Porn: Off-Off Campus Delivers A Duet

Off-Off Campus was both absurd and relatable in their recent music-themed show.


November 26, 2018

Yesomi Umolu on Directing the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial and Being a Global Citizen

Umolu discusses architectural tradition and “architecture as an international dialogue.”


November 1, 2018

"Beautiful Boy" Unveils Ugly Truths

Adapted from a pair of memoirs, the film touches on intimate topics of family and self-worth.


October 25, 2018

In "Indecent," Art Provides Solace While Also Prompting Homophobic Backlash

Mini theatrical dances are juxtaposed with the somber reality; glitter stands next to ashes as the lives of these characters constantly shift over the course of the production.


October 23, 2018