PRESS RELEASE: Brown University Theatre Announces 2016–2017 Season

Brown University Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies and Sock & Buskin are proud to announce the lineup for their 2016–17 season. As part of ongoing conversations around diversity and inclusion on campus at Brown University, this year’s season brings together diverse writers, writing, and performers that highlight the strengths and the challenges of making relevant performance in the modern world.


(Distributed September 13, 2016)

Jude Sandy '05, '09 MFA joins Trinity Rep's Resident Acting Company

Congratulations to Jude Sandy '05, '09 MFA as he joins Trinity Rep's resident acting company this summer.

The Providence Journal spoke with Sandy about his time in the Brown/Trinity MFA program, his successes on Broadway, and his decision to join Trinity's rep company.

Read the full article here.

(Distributed June 20, 2016)

Tony Award Winners

Congratulations to Brown alums Daveed Diggs '04 and Stephen Karam '02 for their recent success at the Tony Awards!

Daveed Diggs '04 was honored with the award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, for his performance as both the Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the current production of Hamilton at The Public Theater in New York. The show also picked up the award for Best Musical.

(Distributed June 20, 2016)

Dancing Forever

The Brown Alumni Magazine (BAM) spent time with Julie Adams Strandberg (Senior Lecturer, Dance) for their May/June issue. The article describes Strandberg's groundbreaking and highly successful work with the American Dance Legacy Initiative (ADLI) which exists to enable individuals to appreciate and participate in America’s rich dance heritage and recognize it as a cultural asset relevant to all.

(Distributed June 3, 2016)

Miranda Friel '16 announced as recipient of 2016 Dorothy Stickney Theatre Arts Scholarship

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies is delighted to announce that concentrator Miranda Friel '16 is the 2016 winner of the Dorothy Stickney Theatre Arts Scholarship, on the basis of her qualifications, aspirations, and achievements in design.

She will be presented with a check sponsored by the Zonta Club of New York. The award is given in Miss Stickney's name to the most promising graduate of a college or university whose major interest and undergraduate work has been in theatre.

(Distributed May 4, 2016)
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