Mary Ellen Poole was officially installed as Carnegie Mellon University’s 13th Stanley and Marcia Gumberg Dean of the College of Fine Arts (CFA) in Kresge Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 29. CFA also welcomed new heads in the schools of architecture, drama and music at the afternoon ceremony, which was attended by a large crowd of family, friends, colleagues and students. Provost James H. Garrett Jr. called the event “a true celebration of the arts” during
May 9, 2022 Broadway returned to its springtime tradition of announcing Tony Awards nominations in May ahead of the June 12 ceremony at Radio City Music Hall. Four Carnegie Mellon University alumni were nominated for nine Tony Awards during a streaming nominations event on May 9. This marks 13 consecutive years in which Carnegie Mellon alumni earned Tony nominations. Producer Jamie deRoy, a 1967 School of Drama alumna, received a total of four
May 6, 2022 Wendy Arons, professor of dramatic literature in the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama, has been appointed the new director of the Center for the Arts in Society (CAS) for a four-year renewable term. Arons will start at the end of this academic year. Mary Ellen Poole, Stanley and Marcia Gumberg Dean of the College of Fine Arts, and Richard Scheines, Bess Family Dean of the Dietrich College for Humanities and Social Sciences,
“afterWARds: Mozart’s Idomeneo Reimagined” photo by David Bachman for Pittsburgh Opera Enter Stage Right CMU alumnus heads to global stage design exhibition By Pamela Wigley January 14, 2022 Christian Fleming is used to designing stages. Now, he’ll have to get used to being on one. Fleming, who earned his undergraduate degree in directing in 2012 and master’s degree in scenic design in 2020 from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama, was
Effective Monday, Nov. 1, and for the second year in a row, the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama within the College of Fine Arts will be offering virtual-only auditions and interviews for our undergraduate programs (Acting, Music Theater, Directing, Design/Production, Dramaturgy) for Fall 2022 admission. CMU is one of the first conservatory training programs to lead the collegiate industry in moving to fully virtual auditions. Most peer institutions at
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