News from On and Off York Street

Mike VanAartsen
March 18, 2021

Mike VanAartsen (’20) Joins Santa Fe Opera as COVID-19 Safety Manager

VanAartsen assumes this new position after completing his master’s thesis on crisis response planning in the performing arts.

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Alan Hendrickson
February 24, 2021

Alan Hendrickson (’83, Faculty) Wins USITT Award

Hendrickson’s work earned him a Distinguished Achievement Award in Engineering.

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Francesca DeCicco and Martin Montaner
February 24, 2021

Francesca DeCicco (’22) and Martin Montaner (’20) Win USITT Awards

DeCicco won the Bernhard R. Works, Frederick A. Buerki Scenic Technology Award; and Montaner won the KM Fabrics Technical Production Award.

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Anna Glover
January 27, 2021

Confronting Risk and Uncertainty in Uncertain Times

Director of Theater Safety and Occupational Health, Anna Glover, offered a helpful course on risk assessment and decision-making last fall.

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Yale School of Drama
September 29, 2020

Announcing New and Promoted Faculty for 2020–21 Academic Year

“It is thrilling to welcome more than a dozen field-leading professionals to our community,” said Dean James Bundy.

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Alan Hendrickson
July 29, 2020

Alan Hendrickson (’83) Named Henry McCormick Professor in the Practice

This Technical Design & Production position recognizes Hendrickson’s definitive field leadership in the development of scenic automation.

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Brian Smallwood
April 21, 2020

Brian Smallwood (’13) joins South Dakota Shakespeare Festival

Smallwood will join the team as Director of Operations and Production.

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USITT 2020 Awards
March 30, 2020

Dashiell Menard (’19) and Yaro Yareshevich (’20) Receive 2020 USITT Awards

The Young Designers, Managers, and Technicians Awards recognize the achievements of early-career designers, technicians, and managers.

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Yale School of Drama
November 20, 2019

Stage Management, Technical Design & Production, and Theater Management Eliminate GRE Requirement

Policy effective immediately for Fall 2020 enrollment.

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Ted Ohl ('77)
October 11, 2019

Ted Ohl (’77) Joins Schuler Shook as Principal and Leader of New York Office

Ohl’s extensive career in the theater industry has included many new and renovated performance venues in New York and across the country.

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