News from On and Off York Street

Emily Trask
September 21, 2022

Emily Trask (’11) Promoted at PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre

Trask assumed her new role as Associate Artistic Director in August 2022.

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Da'Vine Joy Randolph in a victorian style dress holding a baby
August 26, 2022

What Da’Vine Joy Randolph (’11) Wants, She’ll Create

“We’ll be speaking the same language,” Randolph said of working with actor-director Sanaa Lathan (’95).

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August 11, 2022

Abigail C. Onwunali (’23) Receives 2022 Princess Grace Award

A multi-faceted Nigerian-American theater maker, Onwunali received the John Gore Theater Honor scholarship.

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Sophie von Haselberg
August 10, 2022

Sophie von Haselberg (’14) Feature in World Premiere

The Old Globe will present ‘What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank’ from Pulitzer-finalist playwright Nathan Englander.

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James Bundy
December 22, 2021

James Bundy Reappointed Dean

“[His] creativity and vision have supported advances in both drama education and practice and positioned Yale for leadership in the field.”

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Lileana Blain-Cruz
October 21, 2021

Lileana Blain-Cruz, Teo Castellanos Among 2021 Doris Duke Artists

Faculty member and Resident Director Lileana Blain Cruz named 2021 Doris Duke Artist.

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Tony Awards logo
October 1, 2021

Congratulations to Tony-Winning Alumni!

Actors Andrew Burnap (’16) and David Alan Grier (’81), and designers Derek McLane (’84) and Catherine Zuber (’84) won in their categories.

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A scene from Slave Play by Jeremy O'Harris
September 29, 2021

Antoinette Crowe-Legacy (’18) Joins the Cast of Broadway’s SLAVE PLAY

Playwright Jeremy O. Harris (’19) wrote the role with Crowe-Legacy in mind, which she first performed at the 2017 Langston Hughes Festival.

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Abubakr Ali
September 16, 2021

Abubakr Ali (’19) Cast as Dark Horse Comic Hero ‘Grendel’

Leading the Netflix cast, Ali is the first Arab Muslim male actor to portray a series lead in a comic book adaptation.

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen
August 13, 2021

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (’15) Cements A Place on Hollywood’s New A-List

“At every point, when I asked people that I looked up to, they said, ‘Absolutely, yes.'” said Abdul-Mateen.

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