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News from On and Off York Street
Mia Sara Haiman (’23) Wins USITT Award
Haiman will accept the KM Fabrics, Inc. Technical Production Award at the 2023 USITT Conference.
Alumni Named Finalists for 2023 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
Karen Hartman (’97), Sarah Mantell (’17), and a.k. payne (’23) are finalists for the prize honoring women+ in English-speaking theatre.
Adam J. Frank (’18, YSM ’18) Joins Baltimore Center Stage
“Adam is a brilliant choice for this moment,” said artistic director Stephanie Ybarra (’08). Frank assumes the role of Managing Director.
Adriana Gaviria (’01) Named Co-Artistic Director of The Sol Project
“It’s truly an honor to share leadership with a visionary artist and producer like Adriana ,” shared Artistic Director Jacob G. Padrón (’08).
Carla L. Jackson (’99) Appointed Assistant Dean and General Manager
Jackson also joins the faculty of the Theater Management program.
Bill Connington (Faculty) Releases Second Feature Film
As Charles in “Poughkeepsie is for Lovers” writer-director and actor Connington surprised his colleagues and students with his transformation.
Martyna Majok (’12) on Hoping for Magic, and Wishing for Ghosts
Majok’s Pulitzer-winning “Cost of Living” is now on Broadway, talks about “the precarity of life” and our inherent need to be taken care of.
CAMELOT at Lincoln Center Features School of Drama Talent
Andrew Burnap (’16) will star, with designs by Michael Yeargan (’73, Faculty), Jennifer Moeller (’06).
Jennifer Tipton (Faculty) Receives Ming Cho Lee Award
The Henry Hewes Design Awards committee awarded Tipton the award in recognition of a lifetime of achievement.