News from On and Off York Street

Montana Levi Blanco ('15)
February 7, 2019

Montana Levi Blanco (’15) is a Costume Designer with Low Budgets and High Style

Blanco is currently designing Daddy by Jeremy O. Harris (Playwriting ’19) at the Vineyard Theater.

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Stephanie Osin Cohen '19
January 15, 2019

Stephanie Osin Cohen Named 2019 Burry Fredrik Design Fellow

Scenic Designer will receive $25,000 prize.

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If Pretty Hurts ...
January 4, 2019

‘If Pretty Hurts …’ by Tori Sampson (’17) to premiere at Playwrights Horizons

Directed by Leah C. Gardiner (’96), the 2017 Carlotta Festival-developed play features a wealth of YSD talent.

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Scott Pask ('97)
December 28, 2018

Scott Pask (’97) Returns to Arizona to Give ‘Music Man’ the Broadway Treatment

Raised in Yuma, Pask is the scenic designer of more than 50 Broadway shows, including The Book of Mormon and Waitress.

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
December 5, 2018

Donna Zakowska (’83): ‘Marvelous’ Painting with Fabric

The costume design in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel uses color to convey 1950s New York to viewers.

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The Nutcracker
December 4, 2018

‘Nutcracker’ Sets by Fufan Zhang (’17) Feature Seafaring Flavor

The build and installation of the scenery, which focuses on southeastern Connecticut’s seafaring history, was managed by Kevin Belcher and Dashiell Menard (’19).

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Tobin Showcase
November 14, 2018

Yale Teams in Finals of Director-Designer Showcase

School of Drama finalists are Haydee Zelideth and Yana Birÿkova (’17); Shadi Ghaheri (’18); John Bondi-Ernoehazy, Mika Eubanks, Samuel Kwan Chi Chan, and Yaara Bar (’19).

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Ming Cho Lee
October 31, 2018

Lifetime Achievement Award Named for Ming Cho Lee

The Henry Hewes Design Awards lifetime achievement honor will now bear the name of Lee (Design Faculty), the award’s first recipient.

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WIld Goose Dreams
September 18, 2018

Yale Alums Power NYC Premiere of ‘Wild Goose Dreams’

The play by Hansol Jung (’14) stars Peter Kim (’04) and features costumes by Linda Cho (’98) and sound design by Palmer Hefferan (’13).

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Wendall K. Harrington
September 13, 2018

Becoming “Unselfed”

Wendall K. Harrington (Design Faculty) Keynote Speech at the 2018 United States Institute for Theatre Technology Conference on theatre’s power to evoke empathy.

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