Audrey Pillsbury has many different identities on campus: She is a musician and composer, she rows for the women’s openweight crew, and she studies chemistry (Course 5). Now she is exploring her identity as a second-generation Asian-American through her first collaborative musical, “The Jade Bracelet.”
As an MIT Burchard Scholar, Pillsbury discovered many options for sharing her experiences through the humanities, arts, and social sciences, which led her to write “The Jade Bracelet” libretto. “Being at MIT has given me access to a lot of resources. I have this platform where people will sort of care about what I’ve written or what I’ve done. Fellow students want to see what their fellow students came up with,” says Pillsbury.
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