Theatre Industry Showcase Shifts to Virtual With Positive Results

The School of Theatre’s New York Showcase is an opportunity for BFA and MFA Acting students to present their work to entertainment industry producers, agents, and casting directors. It is often a first step to a career on stage or screen, as it can lead to audition offers ...
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Maranda DeBusk Appointed as Assistant Professor of Lighting Design

College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Maranda DeBusk as Assistant Professor of Lighting Design in CVPA’s School of Theatre. DeBusk holds an MFA in Lighting Design and Digital Media from the University of Tennessee, and a BA in ...
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Robi Arce-Martínez Appointed Assistant Professor of Movement/Acting

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Roberto (“Robi”) Arce-Martínez as Assistant Professor of Movement/Acting in CVPA’s School of Theatre. Arce-Martínez is a Puerto Rican director, actor, educator, and mask-maker who has performed, toured, and led workshops in México, Venezuela, ...
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Commencement Profile:Jordan Speas BFA Drama: Acting

It all started in kindergarten. Five-year old Jordan Speas walked into his music class, struck a pose, and joyfully and loudly announced, “This is where we come to sing!” And now, many school years later, Speas is still singing. And dancing. And acting. The spark that started in ...
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Message from Dean bruce d. mcclung

April 20, 2021 Dear CVPA Colleagues, Students and Families, and Alumni: I am heartened by the guilty verdict in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin. Justice has been served in this case, and the police officer who swore an oath to protect has been held accountable for the ...
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