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Robbie Klein
· May 19, 2017
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Last night Lupita Nyong'o '12 won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Congratulations!

Congratulations to 2013 MacArthur Fellow Tarell Alvin McCraney '07!…/steppenwolf-regular-mccraney-amon…

Tarell Alvin McCraney, the 32-year-old playwright, actor, director and Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member, was on his way to the airport for a flight to New Haven, Conn., a few weeks ago, when he received a phone call from Cecilia Conrad, vice president of the MacArthur Foundation and director of i...

Congratulations to Dustin Wills '14 and Kristen Robinson '13!…/hc-two-yalies-receive-princess-gra…

Dustin Wills , a third-year director at the Yale School of Drama, earned the Lynn Wyatt Theater Award and a theater scholarship and Kristen Robinson, who graduated from the Yale School of Drama in May, earned the Pierre Cardin Award and will a theater fellowship submitted by the Westport Country Pla...

Ethan Heard '13 leads a group of current YSD and Yale students in the Berkshires next month!…/hc-yale-actors-cast-in-berkshire-m…

That old Yale gang is very much a part of “The Cat and the Canary” at the Berkshire Theatre Group’s Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, Mass.

YSD Alums! Check out this job opportunity for a movement teacher at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Australia!

Apply for Head of Movement in Sydney, Australia on Guardian Jobs. Full Time position working for NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DRAMATIC ART.

More good playwright news! Here's a lovely interview with Susan Stanton '10, whose Carlotta play "the things are against us" is being read at the Lark by a cast full of YSD alums.

Three cheers for Dipika Guha '11!

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Dipika Guha will be leading the Playwriting classes at this summer's Alaska Summer Theatre Intensive (ASTI), which starts in just over a week!

Dipika Guha write...s plays that are lyrical, funny and formally inventive. Her plays include THE BETROTHED (Wellfleet Harbour Actors Theatre, Chester Theatre), PASSING (Risk is This Festival, Cutting Ball Theatre) and THE RULES (Superlab workshop Playwrights Horizons/Clubbed Thumb, Old Vic New Voices workshop). Her plays have been developed at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, WordBRIDGE, New Century Theatre Company, Ars Nova and Tobacco Theatre (UK) among others. Residencies include Ucross Foundation, Djerassi Residents Artists Program and SPACE at Ryder Farm. She is a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a Time Warner Fellow at the Women’s Project Playwrights Lab and an Affiliated Artist with New Georges. Dipika graduated from the MFA Playwriting Program at the Yale School of Drama where she studied with Paula Vogel. She is from India and was raised in India and the United Kingdom.

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Ever wanted to know more about Dean James Bundy '95? Check out his mini interview in the Yale News Take5 section:

Take 5 offers a brief introduction to Yale faculty members in a Q&A format. The featured faculty member selects 5 out of 10 questions to answer. Any opinions shared are not necessarily those of Ya
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Congratulations to Ming Cho Lee, the Donald M. Oenslager Professor of Design at the School of Drama! Lee will receive a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre on Sunday night.

Check out this amazing project in Philly! YSD alumni abound!

Philadelphia Young Playwrights has kicked off its 25th anniversary celebration by announcing the launch of the Paula Vogel Mentors Project, a living award honoring the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and teacher and extending her mentorship legacy. The three-year pilot program will bring together…

Check out this article about Chicago-based alumnus David B. Feiner '95, YC '90!

Cofounder David Feiner shares how the teens of Albany Park Theater Project devise acclaimed community-based theater productions.
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Beginning this summer, the grand nave of Sterling Memorial Library will be renewed and restored, thanks to a $20 million gift from Richard Gilder ’54 and his wife, Lois Chiles.

Check out this article about OLD SOUND ROOM, a new company founded by some recent YSD alumni!

Culture | 6:42 pm | May 31, 2013 | By Anya GrenierYalies form ensemble theater companyTwelve current students and recent alumni of the Yale School of Drama have banded together to form Old Sound Room, a new ensemble theater company based in New York City.Their maiden show is “an aggressive adaptatio...

Neil Mulligan '01--professor, professional, alumnus, and veteran--is riding his bicycle across the country to raise money for veteran charities. Follow the link in this article for more details:

Culture | 2:47 am | June 2, 2013 | By Anya GrenierDrama professor bikes for charityNeil Mulligan DRA ’01, technical director of the Yale Repertory Theatre and a professor at the School of Drama, has been serving the theater community at and outside of Yale for over a decade. He has also been serving...

Tomorrow is the opening day for Sandra Goldmark '04 and Michael Banta's '03 Pop-Up Repair Shop! They will be open for 4 weeks, Tuesday through Sunday, at 4975 Broadway. They also have free workshops so you can learn to repair certain items on your own. Check it out at link below:

WANT TO GET SOMETHING FIXED? GOT NO PLACE TO TAKE IT? WE CAN HELP!If you can bring it to us, we will try to fix it. Some examples: chairs, lamps, kitchen items, bags, toys, curios. We will gladly work on electronics, though they are sometimes hit or miss. Look around your house – you will be surpris...

Going to the TCG conference? Be sure to catch Jane Jung's '10 session on financial adaptation.

Over the past few years, Ping Chong + Company has ventured into new territories through the expansion of our documentary theater program, Undesirable Elements. We’ve grown creatively and organizationally while adhering to our fundamental values, but this process has raised broader questions for us a...