News from On and Off York Street

2019 KOI-USA Winners Revealed
November 25, 2019

Wendall K. Harrington (Faculty) Wins Paky Lifetime Recognition Award

Harrington, a ground-breaking projection designer was hailed “the godmother of all projectors” by John Simon in New York magazine.

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Toni Leslie James
November 21, 2019

Toni-Leslie James (Faculty) Learns From Every Job

“Teaching has absolutely made me a better designer in every aspect. I understand my process now in a completely different way, once I started to teach it.”

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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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Emily Dickinson
October 31, 2019

Creator Alena Smith (’06) on Apple TV+ Series Dickinson

“Everyone’s free to invent their own Emily Dickinson, and this is mine,” Smith said.

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Read to Me
October 21, 2019

‘Read to Me’ by Brendan Pelsue (’16) premieres at Portland Stage Company

The play will be directed by Rory Pelsue (’18) and features costume design by Cole McCarty (’18) and sound by Kathy Ruvuna (’19).

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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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Maulik Pancholy
October 4, 2019

Actor Maulik Pancholy (’03) Debuts Pro-LGBT Children’s Novel

The Best at It tells the story of Rahul Kapoor who is taunted by the neighborhood bully and struggles with his crush on a football player.

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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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Emily Trask
September 27, 2019

Emily Trask (’11) Named Literary Manager at Pacific Conservatory Theatre

Already a Resident Artist, the actor will assume additional duties including season planning, mentoring students, and managing playwright relationships.

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