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Students News - Spring 20172017 Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies Graduates!
The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies was thrilled to confer degrees to the following majors and minors in our May 21 commencement ceremony.
Drama Minors: Ethan Chan, Ilana Hamar, Rachel Sheldon, Nanayya Owusuaa-Prempeh
Dance Minors: Jane Acker, Eleanor Agosta, Tereasa Ho, Miriam Priven
View our commencement slideshow >
Congratulations to our 2017 doctoral graduates: Ibby Cizmar, Tiffany Pounds-Williams, and Katya Vrtis. The three scholars defended their dissertations in the spring semester and we look forward to seeing how their research projects develop into books and articles in the near future.
Tara Brooke Watkins in HowlRound
Tara Brooke Watkins, Tufts Ph.D. candidate, director, and playwright, discusses the process of creating The Bible Women's Project, which fuses women's stories from the Bible and the stories of women from conservative, Christian backgrounds. Read her article >
Department Awards Presented at 3Ps Spaghetti Night
Best Hair & Makeup, Anna Robson, Clytemnestreia
Best Costume Tech, Ana Anatolin, Gnit
Best Costume Designer, Dan Ciba, Clytemnestreia
Best Lighting Design, Nick Cicchetti, Clytemnestreia
Best Sound Design, Ethan Chan, Desire Under the Elms
Best Scenic Designer, Jonathan Rooney, Clytemnestreia
Best Technical Direction, Jonathan Rooney, Clytemnestreia
Best Actor, Pinar Yasar, Desire Under the Elms (Tie)
Best Actor, Yuval Ben-Hayun, The King Stag (Tie)
Best Actor, Paxton Crystal, The King Stag (Tie)
Best Actor, Joshua Gitta, Gem of the Ocean (Tie)
Best Stage Manager, Mitchell Katz, The King Stag
Best Director, Peter Secrest, Clytemnestreia
Outstanding Service to the Department, Mitchell Katz
2017 Graduate Awards
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Graduate Awards!
Rob Hollister Award for Community Service and Citizenship - Jennifer Herron
Professor Kalman A. Burnim Prize for Scholarly Excellence in Drama and Dance - Daniel Ciba & Patrick King
Graduate Student Research Competition - Hesam Sharifian (F16), Yizhou Huang (Sp17), & Tara Brooke Watkins (Sp17)
Full list of recipients >
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 University Awards!
Lucy Kania - The Donald A. Cowdery Memorial Scholarship
James Williamson - The Charles F. Seymour, Jr., Prize
Paxton Crystal - The Class of 1911 Prize Scholarship
Megan McCormick - The Elizabeth Verveer Tishler Prize in Music Performance
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