News from On and Off York Street

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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Annie Dorsen ('00)
September 26, 2019

Director Annie Dorsen (’00) Awarded MacArthur Fellowship for ‘Algorithmic Theater’

The foundation awards grants to individuals with a “track record of significant achievement and manifest promise for important future advances.”

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Theater Management case studies available
September 25, 2019

Theater Management Case Studies Now Available Through Yale Management Media

Comprising the work of students and faculty over the last decade, the case studies address both traditional and modern dilemmas in arts management.

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Tony Shalhoub ('80)
September 23, 2019

Tony Shalhoub (’80) Wins Emmy for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

The Emmy, for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, is Shalhoub’s fourth, with the others coming for his title role in Monk.

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September 19, 2019

School of Drama to Partner on Design/Tech/Stage Management Event

The October 4 event in Los Angeles is a collaboration among the School, East Los Angeles College Theatre Arts Department, and Center Theatre Group.

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Jeremy O. Harris ('19)
September 19, 2019

Jeremy O. Harris (’19) to Receive National Theatre Conference Award

Harris will receive the Paul Green Award for excellence in new professional theatre talent.

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Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira
September 16, 2019

Lupita Nyong’o (’12) and Danai Gurira Reunite for HBO Max Series ‘Americanah’

HBO Max announced that Gurira is on board to write the pilot and and will serve as showrunner for the 10-episode series starring Nyong’o.

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Benjamin Benne
September 12, 2019

Benjamin Benne (’21) Wins National Latinx Playwriting Award

“Our judges fell in love with the poetically distilled language of ALMA,” said Arizona Theatre Company’s Playwright-in-Residence Elaine Romero.

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Deeksha Guar
September 12, 2019

Deeksha Gaur (’07) Named CEO of Show-Score

“I’m thrilled to help drive Show-Score’s next phase of growth,” co-founder Guar said in a press release.

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