Tisch Gala

For nearly 20 years, Tisch Gala has celebrated Tisch alumni and collaborators changing the face of the arts.

Scroll down for a tour of the galas throughout the years.

  • Tisch Gala 2019

    The evening honored Graduate Acting alumna Susan Kelechi Watson and ITP alumna, Tisch Dean's Council member, and NYU Trustee Sharon Chang.

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  • Tisch Gala 2018

    The evening honored Cinema Studies alumnus Eddy Moretti, along with Film & TV alumni Chris Columbus and Eleanor Columbus, the school's first father-daughter honorees. Dean's Council member Clive Davis also received a special tribute, 15 years after being honored at the first Tisch Gala.

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  • Tisch Gala 2017

    The evening honored Graduate Acting alumni Danai Gurira and André Holland, and was hosted by Sunday in the Park with George's Michael McElroy, Associate Arts Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Drama.

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  • Tisch Gala 2016

    A celebration of the School's 50th Anniversary, honoring The Tisch Family, Lily Cheng '93 (ITP), Wendy Calhoun '91 (Kanbar, Film & TV), and Paul Tazewell '89 (Design)

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  • Tisch Gala 2015

    An evening honoring Michael C. Hall ’96, Robert L. Freedman ’83, and Steven Lutvak ’83 at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall

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  • Tisch Gala 2013

    The event was held in Los Angeles in celebration of honorees Liza Chasin ’87, Oliver Stone ’71/Hon. ’13, and our alumni who fuel the film and television industry.

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  • Tisch Gala 2012

    Celebrating vision at Tisch and 20 years of leadership by Mary Schmidt Campbell.

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  • Tisch Gala 2010

    A celebration of Billy Crystal ’70, and the many faces of Tisch.

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  • Tisch Gala 2009

    A celebration in honor of Brian Grazer, Marcia Gay Harden ’88, Ron Howard, Diana King, and Sheila Nevins, and the countless alumni who represent Tisch

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