• Oscars 2022

    Design Alum Nominated for Oscars 2022

    Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022

    Paul Tazewell, an alum of the Design for Stage and Film, has been nominated for an Academy Award for best costume design for “West Side Story."

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  • Justin Townsend

    Justin Townsend Announced as Incoming Chair of Design for Stage & Film

    Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022

    Justin Townsend announced as the incoming chair of the Design for Stage and Film Program at NYU Tisch School of the Arts

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    Design Students Present new Opera Films as part of the NYU/Tisch OperaLab and the American Opera Project

    Monday, Nov 22, 2021

    The American Opera Project, in partnership with NYU Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program and The Department of Design for Stage & Film will present UNDISCOVERED COUNTRIES, a series of three 30-minute filmed operas written in response to the chaotic, momentous year 2020.

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  • Hinda Miller, Polly Smith, and Lisa Lindahl

    Tisch Alumni Spotlight: How Hinda Miller '76 and Polly Smith '75 Changed the Game for Women

    Sunday, Nov 7, 2021

    In the summer of 1977, alumnae Hinda Miller ’76 (MFA, Design for Stage & Film), Polly Smith ’75 (MFA, Design for Stage & Film), and Polly’s friend Lisa Lindahl found themselves seeking an answer to a question that had never been addressed before: Why isn’t there a comfortable bra for female runners?

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  • Mimi Lien

    Mimi Lien ’03 on the Design of THE GREEN at Lincoln Center

    Monday, Oct 4, 2021

    Find out how set designer Mimi Lien's vision of The GREEN at Lincoln Center became a reality in this special mini documentary!

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  • Kimie Nishikawa ’15 Named as Recipient of Soho Rep Job Initiative

    Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021

    The next phase of the project thus far includes two artists for the 2021-22 season: The director and writer Abigail Jean-Baptiste and the scenic designer Kimie Nishikawa.

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    Tisch Design Costume Studio III Class Visits Loop of the Loom

    Thursday, Apr 29, 2021

    Our Costume Studio III class, taught by Constance Hoffman, took a socially distant trip to Loop of the Loom this week!

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  • NYU/Tisch Opera Lab Spring 2021 Announced: Undiscovered Countries!

    Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021

    After five years of developing and producing short operas for live performance, this year the NYU/Tisch Opera Lab moves into the realm of film. In collaboration with a team of designers, the pieces are being envisioned specifically for the filmed medium.

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  • Congratulations to Stuart Wurtzel on Lifetime Achievement Award!

    Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021

    Stuart Wurtzel won a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2021 25th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards!

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  • Design Department Featured in Article on Costume Design during the Pandemic

    Thursday, Feb 4, 2021

    “I think it’s impossible to predict what sitting in a theater will be like in a year or two from now because there are so many factors at play,” says Laurence Maslon, a theater scholar and associate chair of NYU’s graduate acting program. “The great thing about these experiments is that they’re making the best out of what’s within our control and honoring what’s not.”

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