News from On and Off York Street

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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Florence Seery
April 28, 2020

Florie Seery Appointed Associate Dean and Managing Director

Florie comes to Yale following 15 years’ service as General Manager at Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Whitney Estrin
March 4, 2020

Whitney Estrin (’10) Promoted to Director of Development at TDF

Estrin assumes the role at Theatre Development Fund after serving as Deputy Director of Development since 2017.

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Jennifer Newman
November 26, 2019

Jennifer Newman (’11) Named Associate Artistic Director of Schwarzman Center

Opening in September 2020, the Schwarzman Center will become the university’s first center for the arts and student life.

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Mary Rose Lloyd
November 25, 2019

Mary Rose Lloyd (’96) Named Artistic Director of New 42nd Street

Previously the director of artistic programming for the New 42nd Street, Lloyd has been on the advisory board for the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.

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Joan Channick
November 21, 2019

Joan Channick (’89): “Don’t Imitate Me!”

The Chair of Theater Management believes her students should “take what they can from my experience and make their own unique way in the field. Be your own kind of leader.”

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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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Victoria Nolan
October 2, 2019

After 27 Years, Victoria Nolan Stepping Down from Yale Posts

The longtime deputy dean and professor at Yale School of Drama, who also served as Yale Rep’s managing director, will end her tenure next June.

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