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Theatre & Dance News

October 27, 2021

Scott Wojcik: Compassion and Core Values ... in Casting?

For many aspiring performers, casting directors are enigmas. Because they are often the gatekeepers between performers and key opportunities, casting directors possess power which can be more than a little intimidating. If we are honest, perhaps some of us will admit that we have bought into the stereotype that they are impatient, rude people who relish the status of their position. If there are any truths in these biases, you will find none of them exemplified in Scott Wojcik (MFA Program 1988-91), founding partner of Wojcik | Seay Casting in New York City.

October 26, 2021

Using Theatre as an Apparatus for Change

They say writing is a lonely activity, but for Garret Milton writing "The Playwright & the Producer" was anything but. This play became an opportunity for him to engage with artists that he will continue to work with over his lifetime.

October 26, 2021

Ebony Madry: A Grateful Alumnus Returns to Push Color & Give Back

To those who were involved with the School of Theatre & Dance between 2009 – 2013, Ebony Madry (BFA 2013) probably needs no introduction. Now a seasoned professional lighting designer and project manager, Madry was a fixture in the theatre during her undergraduate studies, helping design, build, and light several productions.