Adjunct playwriting faculty member Deborah Brevoort has been announced as the winner of the ASCAP Plus Award – Concert Music Division.
The ASCAP Awards are made by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers to honor both the past catalogue and recent performances of member composers.more
Aaron Glick will be the third fellow to be mentored by Harold Prince, Margo Lion, Gregory Mosher, Tom Schumacher, Jeffrey Seller & David Stone. $30,000 Fellowship designed to empower new creative producers.
On November 1, Performa 13, a biennial featuring new works of visual and performing arts, will come to over 40 venues in New York City. Performa focuses on cross-generational, cross-disciplinary artistic collaboration and supports the work of well-established artists as well as up-and-comers.more
Current third-year MFA student Paul Taylor recently won an Emmy award for his work as Executive Producer on The Interrupters, a film about Chicogoans who stand up to the violence in their town and try to interrupt it with positivity.
The film has won many critical and festival awards in addition to the Emmy and has screened as part of PBS' Frontline.more
Director of the Acting Concentration, Andrei Serban has been awarded Best Director by the Hungarian Theatre Critics Association for his production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America, which played at the National Theatre of Budapest in April. The production was one of the biggest hits in the theatres history, with tickets selling out several months in advance.more