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'Made by God' by Ciara Ní Chuirc ’21 to Premiere at Irish Rep
January 26, 2022

Ciara Ní Chuirc is an Irish writer and a member of Elephant Run District theatre company in New York City.

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Work by Playwriting Alumna Sam Chanse ’12 Featured in ‘Out of Time’
January 7, 2022

Playwriting alum Sam Chanse ’12 is featured as one of five writers in The Public Theater’s new production, Out of Time.

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Alumna Paola Lázaro ’13 Receives 2021 Steinberg Playwright Award
January 7, 2022

In 2017 she was selected as a Sundance Theatre Lab writer with her play There's Always the Hudson (2017 Relentless Award finalist) and as a Sundance Institute Time Warner Storytelling Fellow.

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Playwriting Alum Melis Aker ’18 Announced Semifinalist for Page 73 Fellowship
December 13, 2021

Melis Aker is a writer-actor-musician originally from Turkey.

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Playsonos Festival Artists Deliver Compact and Compelling Audio Drama
December 1, 2021

This month, Professor David Henry Hwang, Playwriting alumna Paola Alexandra Soto ’20, and Playwriting student Goldie E.

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Sonnets by Alumni Anya Banerjee ’20 and Steven Gaultney ’11 in ‘The Will of the City’
November 11, 2021

Acting alumna Anya Banerjee ’20 and Playwriting alumnus Steven Gaultney ’11 both participated in The Will of the City, a public art piece going up alongside Theatre for a New Audience's upcoming season from September 27 through November 21.

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A Story of the World: IPRF Festival Concludes with a Panel Discussion
November 8, 2021

The fourth annual International Play Reading Festival—a festival co-founded by Dean Carol Becker and Associate Professor David Henry Hwang, Theatre—was held last month, presenting readings of three plays by living international playwrights.

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Playwriting Alumna Ayvaunn Penn ’18 Directs Professor Lynn Nottage’s Play at Jubilee Theatre
October 12, 2021

Playwriting alumna Ayvaunn Penn ’18 is directing Associate Professor Lynn Nottage’s play Fabulation or, the Re-Education of Undine at Jubilee Theatre.

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Columbia Filmmakers Show Films at Woodstock Film Festival 2021
September 16, 2021

Three films by Columbia filmmakers will play at this year’s Woodstock Film Festival.

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Kristin Slaney '16 Among Manhattan Theatre Club's 2021 Sloan Commission Awardees
August 27, 2021

Slaney was awarded the prestigious commission alongside five other playwrights for her proposed work, The Incubator Doctor.

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