California native Miranda Rizzolo is a double major in English and Theater Studies at Yale University. She interned at the Los Angeles Review of Books and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. At Yale, she has acted in fourteen productions under student, faculty, and professional directors. She herself recently directed The Importance of Being Earnest in the Yale Repertory Theatre. Her interdisciplinary senior thesis will explore a feminist interpretation of Kate in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Miranda also served as president of Yale UNICEF and works with New Haven Reads and Camp Kesem. She will pursue an MA in classical acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.