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Meet the Playwrights: Alex Viteri '17
April 22, 2017

Alex Viteri Arturo '17 brings together a diverse group of artists to create a celebration of unique identities and ideas with her thesis project Eden: Part 3.

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Meet the Playwrights: Becca Plunkett '17
April 17, 2017

Current student Becca Plunkett’s thesis play A DollZes HoUse, takes place in a war-torn nation, when a power-hungry King forces his royal court to perform a heavily redacted version of A Doll’s House.

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Meet the Playwrights: Aeneas Hemphill '17
April 13, 2017

Aeneas Hemphill’s thesis play Black Hollow is an American myth about the uniquely American problem of gun violence.

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Rory McGregor '17 Directs Macbeth
April 10, 2017

Current student, Rory McGregor directs William Shakespeare’s time-honored tale of ambition and revenge,Macbeth  for his directing thesis, with performances beginning April 19 at the Connelly Theatre.

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MFA Candidate Ari Rodriguez Directs Hair
March 20, 2017

Current student, Ari Rodriguez directs Hair this March at The Connelly Theater for his directing thesis.

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MFA Student Pálína Jónsdóttir Directs Babette's Feast
March 1, 2017

Current student, Pálína Jónsdóttir directs her adaptation of Babette’s Feast, this March at The Connelly Theater for her theatre directing thesis.

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Matt Trucano Directs Camino Real
January 17, 2017

For his thesis production, current student, Matt Trucano will direct Tennessee Williams’ expansive Camino Real, playing at the Connelly Theatre from January 25-28, 2017.

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MFA Actors of 2017 Present 1001 and The Late Wedding
October 31, 2016

Columbia’s graduating class of MFA actors will appear in a pair of thesis productions at Teatro LATEA at The Clementé for two consecutive weekends, November 9-12 and 16-19.

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Samantha Cooper Discusses Her Thesis Play
June 13, 2016

Current student Samantha Cooper’s thesis play, Invincible Ones, follows a Lower East Side apartment of women who are reeling from the death of their best friend, as they face what the world looks like in the wake of their loss.

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Emma Stanton Discusses Her Thesis Play
June 13, 2016

Emma Stanton’s thesis play, No Candy, centers around multi-generational, multi-ethnic Bosnian women who run a gift shop near the Srebrenica memorial, and how they cope, both privately and publicly, with the traumas they experienced during the war.

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