• Lauren Whitehead

    Tisch Drama Faculty Member Named Finalist for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

    Monday, Feb 7, 2022

    Assistant Arts Professor Lauren Whitehead has been named a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the oldest and largest playwriting prize honoring women+ writing for the English-speaking theatre.

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    Behind the Scenes with "dœmon" director, Attilio Rigotti

    Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021

    This fall, TISCH DRAMA STAGE presented its All Department Festival, bringing together faculty from across the Drama Department with student performers and Production & Design team members for an exploration of Euripides' The Bacchae, directed by Emily Mendelsohn.

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    Behind the Scenes with 'Urinetown' Creators, Production & Design Teams

    Thursday, Apr 8, 2021

    This spring, TISCH DRAMA STAGE presents a hybrid in-person / online production of the Tony Award-winning musical Urinetown. Director in Residence Carlos Armesto of theatreC sat down with the creators of Urinetown for a discussion on the show and its relevance in the current moment.

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    Meet TISCH DRAMA STAGE Artists in Residence Carlos Armesto & theatreC

    Monday, Mar 29, 2021

    This spring, Tisch Drama is thrilled to welcome visionary theatre artist Carlos Armesto, Producing Artistic Director of theatreC, as our spring artist in residence. Over the past several weeks, Armesto and Co-Director Attilio Rigotti have collaborated with students to develop and direct 'Urinetown,' the rough, raunchy, quirky, comic musical about greed, power, love, ambition, greed, corporations, and greed (did I say greed?).

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    Tisch Drama Alum Stacey Osei-Kuffor to Write Marvel 'Blade' Reboot

    Friday, Feb 19, 2021

    Tisch Drama alumna Stacey Osei-Kuffor '09 has signed on to write the new Blade reboot for Disney / Marvel—making her the first black woman to write a Marvel movie.

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  • Jump Start Series

    Tisch Drama's Jump Start Series Among New Programming in Career Development

    Friday, Feb 12, 2021

    This January, Tisch Drama's Office of Career Development & Alumni Engagement, headed up by Rachel Friedman, launched the Jump Start Series, a free, single-day virtual workshop designed to empower participants to propel their careers to the next level.

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  • Tisch Drama Professor Carol Martin Gives Talks in NYC and Abroad

    Thursday, Feb 11, 2021

    In recent news, Professor Carol Martin was a speaker and curator for Segal Talks at CUNY Graduate Center, as well as Hotel Modern (Holland), Rabih Mroué (Lebanon), and Nicolas Kent (United Kingdom). The talks are focused on theatre of the real.

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    Tisch Drama Professor Jeanette Yew Wins 2020 Design Achievement Award

    Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021

    This spring, Live Design magazine awarded Tisch Drama Assistant Arts Professor Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew a 2020 Design Achievement Award for her design work in the opera Sweet Land. Yew was both Lighting and Production Designer of the production.

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    Tisch Drama Launches Behind the Scenes Series for Production & Design

    Monday, Nov 23, 2020

    This fall, the TISCH DRAMA STAGE Design and Stage Management teams came together in a series of interviews to talk about their newfound process, and everything that goes into mounting a virtual festival of productions, given the restrictions of the pandemic.

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    Tisch Drama Alumni in Politics

    Tuesday, Nov 3, 2020

    Acknowledging 2020 as a pivotal election year, Tisch Drama alumni are getting involved in the political process in a variety of ways, from running for elected office to organizing political action groups to volunteering for campaigns. In this month’s Alumni Spotlight, we highlight several artists who are participating in our democracy and making their voices heard.

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