News from On and Off York Street

Hold the Floor
May 28, 2020

Alumni #HoldTheFloor on Instagram

Founded by Brian Hastert (’09) and produced by Alyssa Simmons (’14), the 24+ live event runs from May 30, through May 31.

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Beth Morrison
May 20, 2020

Beth Morrison (’05) Helped Propel Opera into the 21st Century

“I went to the Yale School of Drama with the express purpose of founding my company,” said Morrison.

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Noah Diaz
May 20, 2020

Noah Diaz (’20) and Kate Attwell (’13) Receive Sloan Commissions

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation commissions plays about science each year from MTC, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, and the National Theatre.

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A Doll's House
May 20, 2020

International Online Theatre Festival Features A Doll’s House, Part 3

The piece was created by Michael Breslin (’19) and Patrick Foley (’18), in collaboration with Cat Rodríguez (’18) and Ariel Sibert (’18).

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Paula Vogel
May 18, 2020

Paula Vogel Receives Honorary Doctorate of Letters

Vogel, former Chair of Playwriting, was recognized for her commitment to teaching her craft to future generations.

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Ming Cho Lee
May 18, 2020

2020 Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts Conferred to Ming Cho Lee

The 2020 honorary degree was conferred by Yale University President Peter Salovey for Lee’s prolific influence on theater design.

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YSD 2020
May 11, 2020

Yale School of Drama Congratulates the Class of 2020!

A private webinar celebrating the class will take place on May 18th at 12PM. A recording of this webinar will be made available to the class.

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School of Drama Students Inspire New Voices in Theater
May 7, 2020

School of Drama Students Inspire New Voices in Theater

Co-founded by Madeline Charne (’20), the playwriting program inspired 26 high school students to create this year.

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Florence Seery
April 28, 2020

Florie Seery Appointed Associate Dean and Managing Director

Florie comes to Yale following 15 years’ service as General Manager at Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Tamilla Woodard
April 21, 2020

Tamilla Woodard (’02) Named Co-Artistic Director of Working Theater

“I feel extremely fortunate to be able to lead a company so singularly committed to telling the stories of working people,” said Woodard.

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