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Snehal Desai (’08) Appointed Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group

Desai is the first person of color to lead the theatre, once renowned for its commitment to socially engaged drama.

Snehal Desai

April 19, 2023

Charlotte Brathwaite (’11) Wins Doris Duke Artist Award

The largest award for individual performing artists honors those transforming the fields of dance, jazz, and theatre.

Charlotte Brathwaite

February 17, 2023

Patricia McGregor (’09) Named Artistic Director of NY Theatre Workshop

The search committee was “particularly struck by how McGregor demonstrated her experience with inclusive leadership.”

Patricia McGregor

May 26, 2022

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.”

James Bundy

December 22, 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).

Lileana Blain-Cruz

September 30, 2021

May Adrales (’06) Receives Andrew R. Ammerman Directing Award

The award honors a director who has distinguished herself through her artistry and vision.

May Adrales

September 16, 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.

David Geffen School of Drama at Yale logo

June 30, 2021

Webseries Combines Childhood Comforts with Criticism

‘Lego Harry Potter and the Transgender Witch’ includes many alumni collaborators, and was co-created by Logan Ellis (’20).

'Lego Harry Potter and the Transgender Witch' includes many alumni collaborators, and was co-created by Logan Ellis ('20).

March 12, 2021

May Adrales (’06) Named Artistic Director of the Lark

Adrales will “build on programs and processes she helped create a decade ago,” said former Artistic Director John Clinton Eisner.

May Adrales

Garrett Allen (’24) and Brittany Bland (’19) Join NEXUS Initiative

New York Stage and Film is providing 20 selected artists in the initiative with resources to explore new ways to tell stories.

Garrett Allen ('24) and Brittany Bland ('19)

February 24, 2021

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