Ito Aghayere '12 Plays Young Guinan in ‘Star Trek: Picard’

Ito Aghayere '12 Plays Young Guinan in ‘Star Trek: Picard’

May 19, 2022

Acting alumna Ito Aghayere ’12 plays Young Guinan in Star Trek: Picard. The role of Guinan was originated by Whoopi Goldberg who would often share the screen with Patrick Stewart’s character. Now, in this series, Aghayere takes over the role as the younger version of Goldberg’s character. 

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Professor Michael Korie’s 'Harvey Milk' to open at Opera Theater of Saint Louis

Professor Michael Korie’s 'Harvey Milk' to open at Opera Theater of Saint Louis

May 17, 2022

Based on the true story of Harvey Milk, the opera delves into the tumultuous era of the 1970s to trace one young man’s path to better the world both for himself and others.

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'Goddess' by Jocelyn Bioh '08 and Saheem Ali '07 Premieres at the Berkeley Rep

'Goddess' by Jocelyn Bioh '08 and Saheem Ali '07 Premieres at the Berkeley Rep

May 16, 2022

Inspired by the myth of Marimba, Goddess follows a young man who returns home to Mombasa, Kenya to marry his fiancée and step into his family’s political dynasty.

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Columbia Faculty and Alumni Nominated for 2022 Tony Awards: Several Projects Take Home Awards

Columbia Faculty and Alumni Nominated for 2022 Tony Awards: Several Projects Take Home Awards

June 13, 2022

Several projects worked on by Columbia Theatre artists took home prizes at last night's 75th annual Tony Awards Ceremony. 

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School of the Arts Faculty Alumni Win 2022 Pulitzer Prizes

School of the Arts Faculty Alumni Win 2022 Pulitzer Prizes

May 12, 2022

The 2022 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on May 9, 2022, and three School of the Arts alumni are involved with winning projects in the arts.

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Professor David Henry Hwang Honored with Playwrights’ Sidewalk Star

Professor David Henry Hwang Honored with Playwrights’ Sidewalk Star

May 10, 2022

Hwang’s name will be added to a star on the sidewalk outside the Lucille Lortel Theatre on Christopher Street, in downtown Manhattan––a permanent monument to Off-Broadway playwrights. 

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Professor Manoel Felciano joins Broadway’s 'Dear Evan Hansen' at Music Box Theatre

Professor Manoel Felciano joins Broadway’s 'Dear Evan Hansen' at Music Box Theatre

May 9, 2022

The award winning musical, recently adapted for the screen, is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical.

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'All The Lonely Women' Selected for Global Forms Theater Festival 2022

'All The Lonely Women' Selected for Global Forms Theater Festival 2022

May 9, 2022

A new play co-written by alumna Inés Braun ’17 has been selected for the 2022 edition of the Global Forms Theater Festival at Manhattan’s Rattlestick Theater. 

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Alumna Anika Chapin '14 Appointed Director of Artistic Development at Signature Theatre

Alumna Anika Chapin '14 Appointed Director of Artistic Development at Signature Theatre

May 6, 2022

Founded in 1989, Signature Theatre is a Tony Award®-winning regional theater that broadens and brightens the region’s cultural landscape with its bold productions, engaging education, and outreach programs.

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Playwriting Alumnus Josh Koenigsburg and Directing Alumna Tyne Rafaeli ’14 in Geffen Playhouse Season

Playwriting Alumnus Josh Koenigsburg and Directing Alumna Tyne Rafaeli ’14 in Geffen Playhouse Season

May 6, 2022

Koenisberg is the co-writer with Vinny DePonto for the world premiere of their new play, Mindplay. Rafaeli will also contribute to this season as the director of The Lonely Few, a new musical commissioned by The Geffen Playhouse.

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