News from On and Off York Street

'Lego Harry Potter and the Transgender Witch' includes many alumni collaborators, and was co-created by Logan Ellis ('20).
March 12, 2021

Webseries Combines Childhood Comforts with Criticism

‘Lego Harry Potter and the Transgender Witch’ includes many alumni collaborators, and was co-created by Logan Ellis (’20).

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May Adrales
March 12, 2021

May Adrales (’06) Named Artistic Director of the Lark

Adrales will “build on programs and processes she helped create a decade ago,” said former Artistic Director John Clinton Eisner.

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Picture of Earth with sound waves going across
March 8, 2021

REST by Frederick Kennedy (’18) is a Meditation on Audio Reduction

The 16-minute piece, voiced by Emily Reilly (’13) and Hugh Farrell (’15) was inspired by reports of noise reduction during the pandemic.

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Costumes designed by Dede Ayite in SLAVE PLAY.
March 5, 2021

Dede Ayite’s (’11) Costumes Always ‘Build Up Layers’

Ayite has been nominated for Tony Awards for both ‘A Soldier’s Tale’ and ‘Slave Play.’

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David Clauson
March 4, 2021

David Clauson (’16) Wins Inaugural Innovation Grant

The Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas grant supports Clauson’s work as steward of The Alternative Canon.

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Alena Smith
March 3, 2021

‘Dickinson’ Showrunner Alena Smith (’06) Embraces Subversion

In a writers’ room that includes Lynn Nottage (’89, Former Faculty), Smith’s Peabody-winning vision invites excitement and collaboration.

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Moses Ingram
March 3, 2021

Moses Ingram (’19) Will Not Stop Running

Finding support at Baltimore City College and inspiration from a monologue competition, Ingram’s “big engine” won’t stop.

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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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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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