News from On and Off York Street

Armando Huipe
January 29, 2022

Skylight Theatre Company Welcomes Armando Huipe (’19) as New Executive Director

Prior to joining the Skylight team, Armando developed extensive leadership skills while working as an independent arts management consultant.

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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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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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Dani Barlow
March 19, 2021

Dani Barlow (’20) Named Director of SDCF

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation cited Barlow’s passion and flexibility as her greatest strengths in leading the Foundation.

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Lisa Rigsby Peterson
March 3, 2021

Lisa Rigsby Peterson (’92) To Lead Wheeler Opera House

“Lisa differentiated herself with her depth of experience and a strong educational background,” said Diane Foster, assistant city manager.

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Yale Schwarzman Center
March 2, 2021

Yale Schwarzman Center Launches Original Series

The 16-episode series, Transpositions: Dance Poems for an Online World, features work by several School of Drama collaborators.

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Laurie Ortega-Murphy
February 1, 2021

Laurie Ortega-Murphy (’20) Named Managing Director of Pig Iron Theatre

In their new position, Ortega-Murphy will take a producerial lead on several projects in development during the company’s 25th year.

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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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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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