FEBRUARY 17, 2022 The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, in partnership with Cody Renard Richard, have announced the 2022 cohort for the Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program. Three current students from the School of Drama are among the select group of ten. The Cory Renard Richard Scholarship Program is dedicated to honoring, uplifting and supporting the next generation of Black, Asian, Latinx, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) theatre-makers working behind the

The CMU School of Drama joins our College of Fine Arts (CFA) community in the celebration of Black History Month, with this year’s theme of “Ujima,” Swahili for collective work and responsibility.  “Black history is American history, yet it is usually discussed only in the month of February and is usually done through a slave or activist narrative,” said Valeria J. Martinez, CFA Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. “There is

Jan 2022

Dance/Light 2022

The 33rd annual Dance/Light provided students in the School of Drama the opportunity to explore the art form of dance through choreography, performance, lighting design, costume design, and stage management. Due to restrictions related to Covid-19, Dance/Light 2022 was presented to audiences virtually via livestream on January 28 and 29, 2022. Click below to view the program and the creative teams for each piece.   Photos by Louis Stein |

By Joshua Axelrod Pittsburgh Post-Gazette December 29, 2021 CMU’s Dagmara Dominczyk having ‘midlife career boost’ with ‘Succession,’ ‘The Lost Daughter’ The last few months of 2021 have been a particularly fruitful time for Dagmara Dominczyk. The 45-year-old Carnegie Mellon University graduate and accomplished thespian is giving audiences one heck of a one-two punch between reprising her role as Karolina Novotney in the HBO series “Succession” — the best show of 2021, in this

Headshot of Larry Powell, courtesy of Lelund Durond Thompson.   By Tina Tuminella For as long as he can remember, 2008 College of Fine Arts graduate Larry Powell has invented characters and stories. He filled entire spiral notebooks with movie scripts at age 9. He couldn’t write fast enough — and when he ran out of notebook paper, he’d use paper bags. The writing never stopped, and, after college, Larry

Carnegie Mellon School of Drama mourns the loss of beloved professor Glynn Page, who passed away December 14, 2021 at the age of 93. Alma Glynn Castleberry Page September 25, 1928 – December 14, 2021 Alma Glynn Castleberry Page, age 93, died December 14 at Paragon Village, Hackettstown, New Jersey. Named for her mother, Addie Alma Johnson Castleberry, she was called Glynn from the time she was a baby. She