News from On and Off York Street

March 17, 2022

Camilla Tassi ’22 Named 2022 Burry Fredrik Design Fellow

Foundation promotes the development of new work and the fiscal health of professional theaters in Connecticut.

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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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Jacob Santos and Dede Ayite
October 25, 2021

Jacob Santos (’24) Talks Clothes with Dede Ayite (’11)

The current theater manager recently interviewed the two-time Tony-nominated costume designer.

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Toni-Leslie James
October 21, 2021

Toni-Leslie James to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor

Our Co-Chair of Design will receive a Ming Cho Lee Award for Lifetime Achievement in Design at the 57th annual Henry Hewes Design Awards.

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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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Lileana Blain-Cruz
September 30, 2021

Lileana Blain-Cruz (’12, Faculty) Will Direct THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH

The Broadway revival includes designs by Montana Levi-Blanco (’15), Yi Zhao (’12), Adam Rigg, Palmer Hefferan, and Hannah Wasilwski (’13).

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San Diego Opera
August 16, 2021

OperaHack 2.0 Winning Proposals Announced

Camilla Tassi (’22) and John Horzen (’24) collaborated on the winning proposal, MusiCue, a design cue process automator.

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David Geffen School of Drama at Yale logo
June 30, 2021

An Extraordinary and Unprecedented Gift from David Geffen

The gift of $150 million ensures that from this day forward, in perpetuity, the School is tuition-free.

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Danianne Mizzy
May 14, 2021

Danianne Mizzy (’86) Named Dean of Library Services at Montclair State

Mizzy will assume her new role at the end of July.

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Toni Leslie-James and Riccardo Hernandez
April 7, 2021

Toni-Leslie James and Riccardo Hernández to be Co-Chairs of Design

The Design Departments’ reorganized leadership model will begin rotating the positions of Chairs on renewable three-year terms.

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