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Animation Conversations: Directing Student Cooper Troxell
September 23, 2021

What drew you to the Film Program at Columbia?   Cooper Troxell: My first artistic passion was music composition, which I studied in college.

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Directing Thesis Interview: 'MUD' and 'SPRINGTIME'
September 14, 2021

You're stubborn!    I have felt for a long time that I wasn’t interested in broad gestures on the stage, that there was something compelling to me about the tiny little things; a breath here, the back of someone’s head there.

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Directing Thesis Interview: 'New World Radio'
September 10, 2021

What has been a crucial lesson from your training?   KO: My training at Columbia has helped me become more confident as a director and more fearless when bringing my voice and point of view into the work.

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Directing Thesis Interview: 'The View'
July 29, 2021

Tell us something that you found surprising about the process of putting up this production?   KTO: How much weight the touching of skin really holds.

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Directing Thesis Interview: 'For Molly'
June 28, 2021

What has been a crucial lesson from your training?   As a director, you set the tone for the entire process.

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Stars Behind the Stars: Victoria Bailey
June 1, 2021

How does being a Cancer appear in your work?   VB: I don’t know a lot about it but I do know that Cancers like their home and security.

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Soon After First Light: Wendy S. Walters
May 26, 2021

What is a typical workday like for you when you’re in the middle of a project?    Wendy S.

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The Playwright’s Room: Sam Kressner
May 20, 2021

What led you to writing?   SK: What led me to writing was very simple, I wasn’t landing the roles as an actor and I was getting frustrated with the way people were presented.

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Stars Behind the Stars: Justin Scribner
May 19, 2021

When did you decide it was for your career?   JS: I went to a college program where I could be a teacher at Virginia Common Wealth University.

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Behind the D4: ‘How to Bury Your Mother During a Pandemic’
May 12, 2021

Is there anything you wish you had done differently?    After the first two days, I was panicked that we didn’t have a cohesive film.

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