News from On and Off York Street

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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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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Read to Me
October 21, 2019

‘Read to Me’ by Brendan Pelsue (’16) premieres at Portland Stage Company

The play will be directed by Rory Pelsue (’18) and features costume design by Cole McCarty (’18) and sound by Kathy Ruvuna (’19).

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September 19, 2019

School of Drama to Partner on Design/Tech/Stage Management Event

The October 4 event in Los Angeles is a collaboration among the School, East Los Angeles College Theatre Arts Department, and Center Theatre Group.

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Jane Greenwood
September 6, 2019

Jane Greenwood (Faculty) to Receive Ming Cho Lee Award

The legendary designer and teacher will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed by the Henry Hewes Design Awards.

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Kim Powers, Roy Steinberg, Sally Mayes
August 7, 2019

Playwright Kim Powers (’84) Brings Together Yale School of Drama Alumni for ‘Sidekicked’

The new play is directed by Roy Steinberg (’78) and features costumes by Jess Goldstein (’78, Former Faculty).

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Catherine Zuber
July 26, 2019

‘Moulin Rouge!’ Costume Designer Catherine Zuber (’84) Talks Bringing Glamour to Life

Zuber, 14-time Tony nominee, describes where she gets her inspiration in designing for the Moulin Rouge! musical.

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