News from On and Off York Street

David Byrd
January 14, 2021

Goodspeed Musicals Names New Leadership Team

David B. Byrd (’06) will take on the role of Managing Director this year.

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Bill Connington (Faculty) and Leenya Rideout in LOVE, REPEAT
January 14, 2021

Indie Romantic Comedy ‘Love, Repeat’ Available to Stream

The new film was written by and stars Bill Connington (Faculty) and features Chalia La Tour (’16).

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Kelvin Dinkins
January 6, 2021

The Big Intermission Interviews Assistant Dean Kelvin Dinkins, Jr.

The podcast, created and hosted by School of Management student Emily Kling, discusses the future of the theater industry.

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Moulin Rouge, Scenic Designer: Derek McLane
January 6, 2021

Inside This Season’s Tony-Nominated Scenic Designs

These impressive designs include the work of Riccardo Hernandez (’92, Faculty) and Derek McLane (’84).

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Robin Miles
January 6, 2021

Robin Mills (’94, B.A. ’86) May Be the Voice of Your Audio Books

“What I’m known for is nuanced storytelling… I’ve got that Yale Drama background,” says Mills.

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Katia Carranza, a Miami City Ballet principal, will dance the role of the Sugarplum Fairy.
December 18, 2020

Miami City Ballet Adapts “The Nutcracker” for Outdoor Performance

Wendall K. Harrington (Faculty) suggested that the company put on a ‘Nutcracker’ for 2020. “We need a little Christmas, as the song goes.”

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Ratatouille Musical
December 18, 2020

Michael Breslin (’19), Patrick Foley (’18) Adapt Ratatouille Musical

Breslin and Foley joined the creative team of Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, a TodayTix streaming event benefitting The Actors Fund.

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Miriam Felton-Dansky
December 10, 2020

Miriam Felton-Dansky (’09, D.F.A. ’13) Named director at Bard College

After serving on faculty of the undergraduate Theater and Performance Program, Felton-Dansky will become the program’s director this spring.

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Carmen Morgan
December 7, 2020

Carmen Morgan (Faculty) Named A 2020 Paul Robeson Award Recipient

This is the only award given jointly by the Actors’ Equity Association and Actors’ Equity Foundation.

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Nancy Yao Maasbach
December 4, 2020

Nancy Yao Maasbach (Faculty) Tours Chinatown

President of Chinatown’s Museum of Chinese in America, Ms. Maasbach leads a New York Times reporter through Manhattan’s historic Chinatown.

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