The Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were created in 1985 by the Off- Broadway League. The Lortel Awards recognize excellence Off-Broadway by honoring the invaluable contribution of artists to the theatre community.
Lucie Brock-Broido's poem, 'Noctuary,' was published in The New Yorker on April 15, 2013.
Lucie Brock-Broido received her B.A. and her M.A. from Johns Hopkins University, and her M.F.A. from Columbia University. Her books of poetry include Trouble in Mind (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004), recipient of the Massachusetts Book Award; The Master Letters (1995); and A Hunger (1988).more
The graduate Writing Program at Columbia University School of the Arts is pleased to announce the inaugural Stalking the Essay Conference, to be held Saturday, April 6th, from 10 AM to 6 PM. The conference, organized by Nonfiction Concentration Director Phillip Lopate, is free and open to the public. With this symposium, the Writing Program aims to encircle the practices, theories and possibilities of the essay form by bringing together those who love it.more
The Friars Club Comedy Film Festival continues to champion comedic films from across the globe during its 5th annual celebration April 1-6. This year's program includes comedic achievements from Jamund Washington ('10 SOA), Shane Atkinson (5th year, Directing), Stian Hafstad (3rd year, Directing), and Jed Cowley ('12 SOA).
Gimme the Loot, opened in theatres on March 22, to rave reviews and the highest per-screen average in the country.
The film was produced by Jamund Washington ('10) and edited by Morgan Faust ('11).more
Stories by Writing faculty Gary Shteyngart and writer Etgar Keret will be read at Symphony Space for Selected Shorts on April 17, at 7:30 PM.
Strange situations, kooky misunderstandings, the world turned around and upside down and just the way it is. Stay tuned for some hilarity when these friends and fellow comic writers team up.more
Nelson Walker's ('08 SOA) documentary, Summer Pasture, has been honored with a 2013 Peabody Award. The film, which Walker made with Lynn True and Tsering Perlo, presents an up-close look at the life of a Tibetan herder and the choices he and his family face.more
The 22nd Annual Aspen Shortsfest heralds another celebration of independent filmmaking to take place in scenic Aspen, Colorado. Columbia continues to make its impression on the festival circuit with five films on program for this year's lineup April 9-14.