Name: Catherine Emond
Hometown: Marblehead, MA
Major/ Minor: Marketing / Communications
HC: What are your other involvements on campus?
CE: Alpha Omicron Pi, Student Ambassadors, and I’m a Writing Consultant at ACE
HC: What roles have you played in the past (if any)?
CE: Bird Girl #3 was really my breakout role, in my 7th grade rendition of Godspell – however I have dabbled in many more chorus positions in the past.
HC: Who is your biggest inspiration as an actor?
CE: I used to say Dakota Fanning because I believed as a young child that I was extremely talented and was going to be discovered at one of my many productions – however, as time has gone on I have had to reevaluate so… Amy Poehler.
HC: What is your favorite thing about this cast?
CE:Somehow they believe I’m talented enough to play Sandy & also they know the entire “Hamilton” soundtrack which I am obsessed with. (Seriously though, this cast is so extremely talented it’s just a joy being around them)
HC: What is your dream acting role?
CE: Hosting “Weekend Update” on SNL
HC: Are you more of a T-Bird or a Pink Lady?
CE: I’m more of a good girl transfer student who really wants to be a Pink Lady but nobody likes her enough to give her a jacket
HC: Are you more of a sweet Sandy or a tough and cool Sandy?
CE: I’m more of an awkward too scared to get her ears pierced Sandy.. so we’ll go with sweet.
HC: What is your favorite scene in Grease?
CE: My favorite scene is probably the sleepover scene, because I was so obsessed with this movie as a young girl that I actually know every word to it. Also, I find everything everyone else says in it hilarious (everyone other than me, of course)
HC: What is your favorite line in Grease?
CE:“Sandy, where are you going? You can’t just walk out of a drive in!!”
HC: What is your favorite song in the musical?
CE: Summer Nights, like duh.
HC: Which of your cast mates is most like the character that they’re portraying on stage?
CE: Devyn Oakes is so hilarious and believeable as Kenickie it scares me (in the whole actually going to college to get a degree and also actually a nice person way)