Full Schedule

  • May 18, 2020 5:30 pm (EDT)

    eShowcase GO-LIVE

    Join us when eShowcase goes live! We hope you can make it!

    At 5:30 pm EDT on May 18 access to our Live Webinar will be posted here!

  • 5:30 pm

    Class of 2020 Introduction

    A short video introduction featuring the class of 2020, collaborating to help light up the future!

  • 5:45 pm

    Live Welcome

    A School of Drama community welcome

  • 6:00 pm

    Keynote Panel

    Creating a Culture of Abundance in a Time of Uncertainty and Transition.

    Moderated by Kim Weild


    • John Wells
    • Molly Smith Metzler
    • Sheldon Epps
    • Daniella Topol

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  • 7:00 pm

    Keynote Conversation

    Noted producer Paula Wagner will provide insight to how she and others in the industry are moving forward during this unprecedented time.  What are the glimmers of hope in this new industry landscape?

    Moderated by Peter Cooke, AM PhD

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  • 7:30 pm

    Industry Conversations

    Hosted conversations with industry professionals on a wide variety of topics.

    • Abundance from Adversity
    • Commercial Ventures
    • Work for the Camera
    • Adjacent Opportunity
    • Themed Entertainment
    • Community Focus
    • Artist Entrepreneur
    • Out of the Box
    • Social Profit

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  • 9:00 pm

    One-on-One Conversations

    Professionals and students schedule individual meetings to network, view student work and discuss common interests.

    If you are a professional interested in meeting with students, please complete our form.

  • May 19

    New York Drama Alumni Clan Events

    NYDAC Sponsored Events Including:

      • 9:30 am-12:30 pm EDT
      • Rapid fire conversations with industry professionals.
      • 1:30-3:30 pm EDT
      • Insider information on living in the Big Apple
      • 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
      • Industry conversations around specific areas of interest.

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  • May 20

    West Coast Drama Alumni Clan Events

    WCDAC Sponsored Events Including:

      • 9:00 am - PDT (12:00 pm EDT)
      • “Who, What, When, Where, Why”
    • LIFE IN LA
      • 10:00 am-11:30 pm PDT (1:00-2:30 pm EDT)  
      • Practical Advice for What to Expect in Los Angeles…and in Life!
      • 12:30-2:00 pm PDT (3:30-5:00 pm EDT)
      • Intimate Chats with Professionals in Your Field
      • 3:00-4:30 pm PDT (6:00-7:30 pm EDT)
      • Choose Your Own Adventure and Sign Up for One of Four Special Topics

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Join Us!

We hope you can join us to celebrate the connection, generosity and resilience of our unified community of industry professionals, alumni and educators, as we navigate through uncertain times.  We are grateful for your support of our class of 2020 and of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Community.

Connect with our Graduating Students

Schedule One-on-One conversations with students from our Acting/Music Theater, Design, Directing, Dramatic Writing, Dramaturgy, and Production Technology and Management Options. Simply complete our brief “about you” form, select the student or students with whom you wish to meet, and hit "Let's Connect." We will be in touch shortly. That's it ... happy connecting!

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