News from On and Off York Street

Brittany Bland
September 26, 2022

The 1/52 Project Awards Brittany Bland (’19) Inaugural Grant

Applicants were chosen based on talent, creativity, innovation, and potential for future excellence in the professional theatrical field.

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Montana Levi Blanco
June 13, 2022

Montana Levi Blanco (’15) Wins Tony Award

Blanco accepted the award for best costume design of a play for ‘The Skin of Our Teeth,’ directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (’12, Faculty).

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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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