Natalie Daninhirsch, a rising senior at North Allegheny Senior High School, will attend College Break Thru in Chicago, a summer symposium giving performing arts students the opportunity to receive the tools needed to excel in their college auditions. Only 75 of the nation’s high school performing artists were accepted.
Natalie attends Pittsburgh CLO Academy and takes private voice and monologue lessons. Some of her roles have included Alice in “Alice in Wonderland,” Ursula in “The Little Mermaid” and Crystal in “Little Shop of Horrors.” Natalie was a former Diller teen fellow and currently serves on the regional board of Keystone Mountain Region BBYO; she previously served two terms as chapter president (N’siah) of the Gesherim chapter. Natalie is the daughter of Michael and Hilary Daninhirsch of McCandless.
The Jewish Week has named Pittsburgher Bari Weiss, The New York Times staff editor and writer for the Opinion section, as one of “36 Under 36 2018, The Bridge Builders.” The 11th annual collection selected people for being changemakers across divides and edging the Jewish community forward. Weiss was noted for “Writing with Chutzpah.” Weiss is the daughter of Amy and Lou Weiss.