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Alumnus Robert O'Hara '96 Awarded the Herb Alpert Award in Arts
May 24, 2018

Alumnus Robert O'Hara '96 was awarded the 2018 Herb Alpert Award in Arts, an unrestricted prize of $75,000 given annually to five risk-taking mid-career artists working in the fields of dance, film/video, music, theatre and the visual arts.

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Jocelyn Bioh '08 Wins Lucille Lortel Award for Best Play
May 17, 2018

The 33rd annual Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring the best of Off-Broadway, were held on May 6th at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

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World Premiere of David Henry Hwang's 'Soft Power' This Month
May 10, 2018

Faculty member David Henry Hwang’s Soft Power will have its world premiere on May 16th at the Ahmanson Theater  in Los Angeles.

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Six Columbia Alumni Nominated for 2018 Tony Awards
May 7, 2018

The 2018 Tony Awards nominations were announced last week, and six Alumni received nominations.

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New Plays Festival Interview: Ayvaunn Penn '18 & Gordon Penn '18
May 7, 2018

What are some of the challenges you've faced in writing and producing your play?    Gordon: The cast of Into The Zone is made of eight of my fellow 2018 MFA students from the acting program.

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New Plays Festival Interview: Nako Adodoadji '18 & Melis Aker'18
May 2, 2018

What are the main challenges you have faced in writing and producing this play?    Nako: This is a beast of a play that demands a lot of time and resources, so it was a challenge working on a micro-budget and dealing with limited rehearsal hours.

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Rehana Lew Mirza '07 Named La Jolla Playhouse Artist in Residence.
May 1, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse announced that married playwrights, alumna Rehana Lew Mirza '07 and Mike Lew have been named the Playhouse’s newest Artists-in-Residence.

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New Plays Festival Interview: Gina Stevensen '18 and Max Mondi '18
April 24, 2018

  What kind of theatre excites you?   Max: I just want to see artists chasing a question with which they are obsessed as honestly as possible.

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'The Resting Place' by Ashlin Halfnight '06 Premieres Worldwide
April 16, 2018

San Francisco’s Magic Theatre recently announced that its 2018-2019 season will include the world premiere of The Resting Place, by Alumnus Ashlin Halfnight '06.

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Current Students Melis Aker '18 and Nana Dakin '18 Receive NYTW 2050 Artistic Fellowships
April 9, 2018

Melis Aker '18 (Playwriting) and Nana Dakin '18 (Directing) have been announced as two of the New York Theatre Workshop 2050 Fellows.

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