News from On and Off York Street

Mark Blankenship
June 21, 2021

Mark Blankenship (’05) Joins National Alliance for Musical Theatre

As New Works Director, Mark is responsible for producing and managing every aspect of NAMT’s annual Festival of New Musicals.

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Kelly Kerwin
May 14, 2021

Kelly Kerwin (’15) Named Next Artistic Director of Oklahoma City Rep

An experienced producer, including a turn as Co-Artistic Director of Yale Cabaret, Kerwin succeeds founding artistic director Donald Jordan.

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Danianne Mizzy
May 14, 2021

Danianne Mizzy (’86) Named Dean of Library Services at Montclair State

Mizzy will assume her new role at the end of July.

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Doug Robinson
May 7, 2021

Doug Robinson (’24) Named Grantee of ReImagine: New Plays in TYA

ReImagine aims to support the development and visibility of new works for young audiences by BIPOC playwrights.

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April 27, 2021

Playwright OyamO (’81) Receives 2021 Tooth of Time Award

Presented by the Adams and Reisch Foundation, the award honors playwrights who create significant, idea-driven work throughout their career.

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James Cusati-Moyer
April 15, 2021

James Cusati-Moyer (’15) Joins Cast of ‘Black Adam’

The DC film starring Dwayne Johnson will be released in the summer of 2022.

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April 13, 2021

Tamilla Woodard (’02) Appointed Chair of Acting

Woodard’s five-year term as Chair and Resident Director at Yale Rep officially begins on July 1, 2021.

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Adrienne Wells
April 12, 2021

Adrienne Wells (’20) Joins Cast of Showtime’s Black Monday

Wells will play a talented young entrepreneur alongside Don Cheadle in the series set in 1980’s Wall Street.

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Toni Leslie-James and Riccardo Hernandez
April 7, 2021

Toni-Leslie James and Riccardo Hernández to be Co-Chairs of Design

The Design Departments’ reorganized leadership model will begin rotating the positions of Chairs on renewable three-year terms.

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Mikaal Sulaiman
April 7, 2021

Mikaal Sulaiman Appointed Head of Sound Design Concentration

Sulaiman will begin his appointment as Assistant Professor and Head of the Sound Design Concentration full-time on July 1.

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