News from On and Off York Street

David Byrd
January 14, 2021

Goodspeed Musicals Names New Leadership Team

David B. Byrd (’06) will take on the role of Managing Director this year.

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Kelvin Dinkins
January 6, 2021

The Big Intermission Interviews Assistant Dean Kelvin Dinkins, Jr.

The podcast, created and hosted by School of Management student Emily Kling, discusses the future of the theater industry.

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Nancy Yao Maasbach
December 4, 2020

Nancy Yao Maasbach (Faculty) Tours Chinatown

President of Chinatown’s Museum of Chinese in America, Ms. Maasbach leads a New York Times reporter through Manhattan’s historic Chinatown.

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Beth Morrison
November 18, 2020

Beth Morrison (’05, Faculty) Named Artist of the Year by Musical America

The 2021 Agents of Change were chosen for their contributions to the performing arts during this challenging year.

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Elisa Spencer Kaplan
October 20, 2020

Elisa Spencer-Kaplan (’05) Named Managing Director of Garden Theater

Spencer-Kaplan will officially begin on Nov. 1, with an initial focus on continuing and evolving the theater’s COVID-19 safety practice.

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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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Regina Bain
September 11, 2020

Regina Bain (’01, YC ’98) to lead The Louis Armstrong House Museum

As Executive Director, Bain will lead the building’s restoration, new virtual programming, and expanded community engagement efforts.

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Markie Gray
June 23, 2020

Markie Gray (’20) Named Managing Director of Raven Theatre

“Markie’s training and experience will serve us well as we look to a challenging future for our art form,” said Board President John Clum.

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Hold the Floor
May 28, 2020

Alumni #HoldTheFloor on Instagram

Founded by Brian Hastert (’09) and produced by Alyssa Simmons (’14), the 24+ live event runs from May 30, through May 31.

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Beth Morrison
May 20, 2020

Beth Morrison (’05) Helped Propel Opera into the 21st Century

“I went to the Yale School of Drama with the express purpose of founding my company,” said Morrison.

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