News from On and Off York Street

Lileana Blain-Cruz
August 4, 2020

Lileana Blain-Cruz (’12) Joins Full-Time Faculty

Lileana, who has been teaching since 2018, is now Lecturer in Directing and Resident Director at Yale Repertory Theatre.

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Alan C. Edwards
July 29, 2020

Alan C. Edwards (’11) Expands Teaching Role at Yale School of Drama

Edwards has become a full-time Lecturer in Design and Lighting Design Advisor at Yale Repertory Theatre.

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Michael Yeargan
July 29, 2020

Michael Yeargan (’73) Named Oenslager Professor in the Practice

This chair honors the late Donald M. Oenslager, who was the first Chair of the Design Department, teaching from 1925-1970.

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Alan Hendrickson
July 29, 2020

Alan Hendrickson (’83) Named Henry McCormick Professor in the Practice

This Technical Design & Production position recognizes Hendrickson’s definitive field leadership in the development of scenic automation.

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Gregory Wallace
July 29, 2020

Gregory Wallace (’87) Named Lloyd Richards Professor in the Practice

This chair honors the late Lloyd Richards, who was Dean of the School of Drama and Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre from 1979-91.

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Bess Wohl
July 29, 2020

Bess Wohl (’02) Receives Inaugural Georgia Engel Playwriting Prize

Honoring the playwright’s comic work, the award was presented by the Dramatist Guild Foundation.

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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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Eric M. Glover
June 16, 2020

ASTR Announces 2020 Election Results

Eric M. Glover (Faculty) is elected executive committee member of the American Society for Theater Research.

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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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