News from On and Off York Street

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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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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LT Gourzong
September 12, 2019

Q&A with YDMT Winner LT Gourzong (’19)

2019 KM Fabrics, Inc. Technical Production Award winner LT Gourzong (’19) discusses mentors and and future career plans.

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September 11, 2019

Yale School of Drama at LiNK in Atlanta, November 7–10

Chair Shaminda Amarakoon (’12) will be attending the LiNK conference Nov 7-10 and looks forward to meeting with you. Feel free to reach out for more information.

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Oregon Wildfire
September 4, 2019

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Prepared For Wildfire Smoke

Production Manager Alys E. Holden (’97), Associate Production Manager Ben Jones (’20), and Associate Technical Director Steph Waaser (’18) led proactive efforts to ensure the show(s) would go on.

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Dianne West
June 11, 2019

Yale Rep’s Production of ‘Happy Days’ with Dianne Wiest Bows in Los Angeles

Yale Rep’s critically acclaimed production, directed by James Bundy (‘95, Dean), features sets, costumes, lighting, and sound by Yale designers.

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Chris Brown
May 29, 2019

Chris Brown (’10) Named Executive Director of Orlando Repertory Theatre

Brown will head the nonprofit committed to creating quality experiences that enlighten, enrich, and entertain young audiences.

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Steph Waaser ('18)
March 27, 2019

Steph Waaser (’18) Awarded USITT Innovation Grant

The project intends to develop a product which can easily be integrated into a single-point rigging system to eliminate cable-induced rotation, which can distract the audience from the story being told onstage.

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Alex McNamara
July 20, 2018

Alex McNamara (’20) Preaches ‘Safe Aggression’ for Production Changeovers

The Technical Design and Production students is in her fifth year at the Williamstown Theatre Festival .

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