Big Love was the MFA thesis production of Pirrone Yousefzadeh ('09SOA), and was presented February 18-21, 2009 at The Riverside Theatre. The play is written by Theatre Arts Professor Charles L. Mee, and was presented as part of Columbia Stages, the producing arm of Columbia University School of the Arts Theatre Arts Program. more
Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales was the thesis production of the MFA Acting Class of 2009, featuring Amanda Broomell, Ji Young Choi, Sanam Erfani, Rebecca Hirota, Kim Katzberg, James MacBean, Lauren Murphy, Adam Radford, Luc Radu, Casey Robinson, Josh Sauerman, Nadia Sepsenwol, Tom Slot, Steven Sun, Alison Weisgall, Patrick Yeoman, and Jehan O. Young. more
The Country and the Happiness was the MFA thesis production of Onur Kara ('10SOA), and was presented March 31 - April 3, 2010 at The Riverside Theatre.
The Country and the Happiness, a devised piece, is an international theater project which will unfold over ten years in ten different cities around the world. Each year, artists having two different cultural backgrounds will produce a play based on the dualities of their own identities. And the process will be defined by a single question: How can one be happy having two different homes? more
William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost was the thesis production of the MFA Acting Class of 2011, featuring Merrie Jane Brackin, Corey Bright, Will Cespedes, Catherine Copplestone, David Fierro, Emily Gleeson, Nate Grams, Shang-Ho Huang, Whitney Morse, Nuah Ozryel, Grayson Powell, Mary Schneider, Esdras Zenas Toussaint, and Shelley Virginia. more
Eurpides' Medea was the MFA thesis production of Alicia Dhyana House ('09SOA), and was presented January 28-31, 2009 at The Riverside Theatre. The play was translated by Michael Collier and Georgia Machemer, and was presented as part of Columbia Stages, the producing arm of Columbia University School of the Arts Theatre Arts Program.
Alicia Dhyana House website
Joan of Arc: Voices in the Fire was the 2013 MFA Actors Thesis and was performed November 9 - 17, 2012 at The Riverside Theatre. The play was directed by faculty Kristin Linklater and Rebecca Wright, and presented as part of Columbia Stages.
The production was a modernized, multifaceted production based on the warrior heroine Joan of Arc. more