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The Playwright's Room: Ellis Stump
January 19, 2021

Tell me about your first time in Theatre.

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Theatre Student A.A. Brenner Receives the 2021 Jody Falco and Jeffrey Steinman Award
January 11, 2021

The Lark is a New York City-based international theatre laboratory “dedicated to supporting extraordinary playwrights and stories that reflect the vibrancy and complexity of our world.

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Alumni Johnny Lloyd '20 and Max Mondi '18 in The Tank's 'Rule of 7x7'
December 16, 2020

Playwriting alumni Johnny Lloyd ’20 and Max Mondi ’18 will participate in The Tank’s Rule of 7x7, an ongoing series that presents seven new short plays by seven writers.

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"XXYX Queer Africa: More Invisible" by Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko '09 Included in 'The Best American Essays 2020'
December 11, 2020

The essay’s final lines depict a future in which invisibility is finally brought to light.

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Alumna Gina Stevenson ’18 Finalist for Theatre503 International Playwriting Award
December 1, 2020

Stevenson’s play Book of Esther takes place within the confines of an Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, where a new generation of women is pushing the boundaries.

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Student Ellis Stump's Play 'The People's Toast' Published
December 1, 2020

Stump’s prize includes a two-week residency in Prague with classes across various departments at the Academy of Performing Arts (DAMU), visits to Prague theatres, a stage reading of her winning play prepared by DAMU and the Vaclav Havel Library in Prague, and a round-trip air ticket to Prague as well as accommodation.

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Playwriting Alumna Kate Mulley '16 Writes Multi-Part Instagram Play 'Damascus. It's in Syria.'
November 10, 2020

Mulley was working as a Program Assistant for the Columbia Theatre Program in 2017 when she wrote a short poem about her past experience during a lunch break in St.

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Columbia's International Play Reading Festival Closes with Playwrighting and Translation Panels
November 7, 2020

Columbia University School of the Arts’ International Play Reading Festival went digital this year.

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Alumnae Nana Dakin ’18 and Ikumi Kuronaga ’20 Join Civilians 2020-2021 R&D Group
November 6, 2020

Alumnae Nana Dakin ’18 and Ikumi Kuronaga ’20 were selected to join The Civilians’ R&D Group.

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Professor Deborah Brevoort Joins Florida Studio Theatre's Playwright Collective
October 30, 2020

In addition to having the support of FST’s creative team and the option to work together on their own projects, Collective members teach in the FST School, take part in forum discussions with FST patrons, and offer guidance to emerging playwrights.

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