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    Tisch Drama Administrator John Dietrich's Musical Selected for National Alliance of Musical Theatre Conference

    Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

    John Dietrich, Manager of Faculty Services and Academic Advisor, has been involved with several theatrical endeavors this fall, garnering attention for his new musical, 'Lautrec at the St. James,' for which he wrote book and lyrics.

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  • Tisch Drama Faculty Caridad Svich's 'The House of the Spirits' Receives UK Premiere

    Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

    Theatre Studies Adjunct Instructor Caridad Svich's 'The House of the Spirits,' based on Isabel Allende's novel, is receiving its UK premiere (October 28–November 30) at Cervantes Theatre in London—in addition to other recent achievments.

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    Tisch Drama Faculty Joshua Williams Co-authors New Musical 'At Buffalo' Featured in TED Talk

    Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

    In a lively, featured TED talk, Tisch alumna Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin (class of 2009) offered a sneak peek of her forthcoming musical 'At Buffalo,' cowritten by Tisch Drama Assistant Professor Joshua Williams.

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  • Q&A: Tisch Drama Directors Discuss Vision, Collaboration, and Redaction in All Department Festival

    Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

    We caught up with 'En Folkefiende' Director Shanga Parker and Project Director Andy Arden-Reese of '[REDACTED]' to discuss vision, collaboration, and the process of devising new work in the TISCH DRAMA STAGE All Department Festival, running November 21–26.

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  • Tisch Drama Faculty Christina M. Squitieri Receives PhD in English Literature

    Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

    Theatre Studies Adjunct Instructor Christina M. Squitieri has received her PhD in English Literature from NYU's Graduate School of Arts and Science. Her dissertation, "Theatrical Transformation and the Limitation of Identity on the Shakespearean Stage” analyzes how early modern theatricality is able to impose a discrete identity onto a character that is difficult to remove at the end of the play.

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    Tisch Drama Welcomes Award-Winning Playwright Carlyle Brown for Afro-Atlantic Playwrights Festival

    Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

    This December Tisch Drama welcomes Minneapolis-based playwright Carlyle Brown and company for the Afro-Atlantic Playwrights Festival—a continuation of a workshop and residency that took place at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, last summer, highlighting themes of identity, authenticity, and the different ways international boundaries shape the African experience.

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  • Tisch Drama Faculty Pat Hall Leads Workshop for Teachers in Dance for Parkinson's Program

    Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

    For the past three years, Pat Hall, an instructor in Tisch Drama's Experimental Theatre Wing, has been one of the lead teachers for the Mark Morris Dance for PD® (Parkinson's Disease) Program at the Mark Morris Center and around the city.

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  • Tisch Drama Faculty Joe E. Jeffreys Conducts Research for Steppenwolf Theatre's 'Ms. Blakk for President'

    Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

    In recent news, Adjunct Instructor Joe E. Jeffreys served as research consultant for Steppenwolf Theatre's 'Ms. Blakk for President,' and was interviewed by several news outlets.

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    Tisch Drama Alumni Spotlight: Ada Westfall

    Friday, Nov 1, 2019

    We recently caught up with writer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, performer, and proud transgender woman Ada Westfall (class of 2008) to talk about her career post-graduation, creating her own work, and how to navigate a career as a multi-hyphenate artist.

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  • Community Week

    Tisch Drama to Co-Host School-Wide Scavenger Hunt, Workshops, Lunches, and More for Community Week

    Monday, Oct 14, 2019

    This year, Drama has planned multiple events for the week of October 14–18, as well as for the final celebration on October 18.

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