News from On and Off York Street

Toni Leslie-James and Riccardo Hernandez
April 7, 2021

Toni-Leslie James and Riccardo Hernández to be Co-Chairs of Design

The Design Departments’ reorganized leadership model will begin rotating the positions of Chairs on renewable three-year terms.

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Mikaal Sulaiman
April 7, 2021

Mikaal Sulaiman Appointed Head of Sound Design Concentration

Sulaiman will begin his appointment as Assistant Professor and Head of the Sound Design Concentration full-time on July 1.

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Moses Ingram
March 30, 2021

Moses Ingram (’19) Joins Cast of Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

The show will center on Obi-Wan, played by Ewan MacGregor, in the years following the fall of Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen).

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Lauren E. Banks in 'City On A Hill'
March 29, 2021

Lauren E. Banks (’17) Joins the Cast of Showtime’s ‘City On A Hill’

Banks will play a private attorney opposite Aldis Hodge and Kevin Bacon.

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Dani Barlow
March 19, 2021

Dani Barlow (’20) Named Director of SDCF

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation cited Barlow’s passion and flexibility as her greatest strengths in leading the Foundation.

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Mike VanAartsen
March 18, 2021

Mike VanAartsen (’20) Joins Santa Fe Opera as COVID-19 Safety Manager

VanAartsen assumes this new position after completing his master’s thesis on crisis response planning in the performing arts.

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Lindsey Ferrentino
March 17, 2021

Lindsey Ferrentino (’16) To Adapt ‘Amy and the Orphans’ for Netflix

Ferrentino’s play about a woman with Down Syndrome and her siblings was developed during the 2016 Carlotta Festival of New Plays.

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Ilia Isorelýs Paulino
March 16, 2021

Ilia Isorelýs Paulino (’20) Joins Cast of HBO Max Series

Paulino will be a series regular on ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls,’ produced by Mindy Kaling.

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'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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