News from On and Off York Street

Yahya Abdul-Mateen
August 13, 2021

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (’15) Cements A Place on Hollywood’s New A-List

“At every point, when I asked people that I looked up to, they said, ‘Absolutely, yes.'” said Abdul-Mateen.

Learn More
Narda E. Alcorn
July 7, 2021

Diversifying Stage Management Through Antiracist Training

When she teaches, Narda E. Alcorn (’95, Chair of Stage Management) shows students how to dismantle preconceptions that can cause harm.

Learn More
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.

Learn More
Sydney Lemmon
June 29, 2021

Sydney Lemmon (’17) Joins Cast of ‘Firestarter’

Lemmon will play the mother of a child with pyrokinetic abilities in the feature adaptation of Stephen King’s novel.

Learn More
Molly Bernard
June 23, 2021

Molly Bernard (’13) Says Goodbye to ‘Younger’

Cast in the pilot shortly after graduating, Bernard grew into adulthood with her character, Lauren Heller.

Learn More
Stella Baker
June 22, 2021

Stella Baker (’18) leads CW series ‘The Republic of Sarah’

Baker and showrunner Jeffrey King fought to create “a flawed protagonist who can make mistakes.”

Learn More
Mark Blankenship
June 21, 2021

Mark Blankenship (’05) Joins National Alliance for Musical Theatre

As New Works Director, Mark is responsible for producing and managing every aspect of NAMT’s annual Festival of New Musicals.

Learn More
Kelly Kerwin
May 14, 2021

Kelly Kerwin (’15) Named Next Artistic Director of Oklahoma City Rep

An experienced producer, including a turn as Co-Artistic Director of Yale Cabaret, Kerwin succeeds founding artistic director Donald Jordan.

Learn More
Danianne Mizzy
May 14, 2021

Danianne Mizzy (’86) Named Dean of Library Services at Montclair State

Mizzy will assume her new role at the end of July.

Learn More
Doug Robinson
May 7, 2021

Doug Robinson (’24) Named Grantee of ReImagine: New Plays in TYA

ReImagine aims to support the development and visibility of new works for young audiences by BIPOC playwrights.

Learn More