News from On and Off York Street

Alan C. Edwards
October 20, 2020

“You can’t give the audience everything.”

Alan C. Edwards (’11, Faculty) was interviewed for the American Art Fair Online 2020 presentation inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s painting Makeup (Dressing Room).

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Yale School of Drama
September 29, 2020

Announcing New and Promoted Faculty for 2020–21 Academic Year

“It is thrilling to welcome more than a dozen field-leading professionals to our community,” said Dean James Bundy.

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Riccardo Hernandez
September 11, 2020

Riccardo Hernandez (’92) Promoted to Associate Professor Adjunct

Hernández, who has been teaching full-time at the School since 2017, will also continue in his role as Set Design Advisor at Yale Rep.

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Alan C. Edwards
July 29, 2020

Alan C. Edwards (’11) Expands Teaching Role at Yale School of Drama

Edwards has become a full-time Lecturer in Design and Lighting Design Advisor at Yale Repertory Theatre.

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Michael Yeargan
July 29, 2020

Michael Yeargan (’73) Named Oenslager Professor in the Practice

This chair honors the late Donald M. Oenslager, who was the first Chair of the Design Department, teaching from 1925-1970.

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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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COVID Masks
April 16, 2020

For Yale School of Drama, Mask-Making Takes on New Meaning

Members of the School of Drama’s costume and scene shops are putting their talents to use by making masks and face shields for local health facilities.

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Evan Anderson
February 14, 2020

Evan Anderson (’20) Receives 2020 Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship

The Burry Fredrik Foundation has announced lighting designer Evan C. Anderson as the recipient of the 2020 Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship.

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2019 KOI-USA Winners Revealed
November 25, 2019

Wendall K. Harrington (Faculty) Wins Paky Lifetime Recognition Award

Harrington, a ground-breaking projection designer was hailed “the godmother of all projectors” by John Simon in New York magazine.

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Toni Leslie James
November 21, 2019

Toni-Leslie James (Faculty) Learns From Every Job

“Teaching has absolutely made me a better designer in every aspect. I understand my process now in a completely different way, once I started to teach it.”

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