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Ito Aghayere '12 Plays Young Guinan in ‘Star Trek: Picard’
May 19, 2022

Aghayere stars in Episode 4 of the series, and had the challenge of emulating this iconic role.

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Professor Manoel Felciano joins Broadway’s 'Dear Evan Hansen' at Music Box Theatre
May 9, 2022

Felciano’s run in Dear Evan Hansen began April 30, 2022.

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Marcel Spears ’15 to Star in N.Y. Premiere of 'Fat Ham' Directed by Saheem Ali '07
April 7, 2022

A New Orleans native, Marcel Spears made his television series debut in 2017 with The Mayor, the acclaimed comedy created by Jeremy Bronson and executive produced by Daveed Diggs and Jamie Tarses.

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Anita Abdinezhad ’22 makes her Broadway debut in 'POTUS'
April 4, 2022

When asked about the production, director Susan Stroman stated, "I could not be more excited to be headed to the Shubert Theatre this spring with Selina Fillinger and POTUS.

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Tamera Tomakili ’19 Stars in HBO’s New Series Winning Time
March 30, 2022

Alumna Tamera Tomakili ’19 stars in the new sports drama Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty currently streaming on HBO Max.

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Alumni Win 2022 NAACP Image Awards
March 16, 2022

Update: Winners of the 2022 NAACP Image Awards have been announced and several projects with a connection to Columbia University are among the honorees.

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Acting Alumnus Marcel Spears ’15 plays Marty Butler on ‘The Neighborhood’
March 16, 2022

Spears was awarded the Rosemarie Tichler Fund Grant for his performance in the Young Company’s 2015 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Tyne Rafaeli.

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Columbia Artists Among 2022 GLAAD Media Award Nominees
February 2, 2022

Five Columbia artists have projects that have been nominated for the 2022 GLAAD Media Awards.

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MFA Acting Thesis: 'Dance Nation' Runs On Delight, Shock, and Awe
January 11, 2022

You might not expect blood to be a recurring leitmotif in a show about a modern dance team of 13-year-olds, but Clare Barron’s 2019 Pulitzer Prize-finalist Dance Nation is unflinchingly visceral in its themes and imagery.

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Chekhov Fever Dream: MFA Acting Students Perform in 'Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow'
December 20, 2021

As we left the Lenfest Center theatre on November 20, 2021, my friend called the performance of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow we had just seen a “Chekhov fever dream.

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