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NYU Professors Bring Hamlet to Virtual Reality

NYU Professors Bring Hamlet to Virtual Reality

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

An NYU Tandon professor works with an international team to bring the arts and education to life in virtual reality.

Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Visits Tisch

Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Visits Tisch

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Tisch Departments of Drama and Dance and Skirball Center for the Performing Arts hosted a masterclass with Broadway legend Baayork Lee.

Arya Diwase

By Kaitlyn Wang, Managing Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

For Arya Diwase, all the world’s a stage — and in her opinion, commanding the stage might be the best way to learn English. While a freshman, Diwase fused her eloquent verbal communication skills with her passion for social change by co-founding the non-profit Jazz Hands. The organization teaches...

Hitting Acting Out of the Park

Hitting Acting Out of the Park

By Maddie Howard, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

The time commitment necessary to be on a sports' team alone is enormous, but paired with the duties of being a full-time drama student, space-time boundaries are being pushed. Freshman Connor Haseley is pushing those boundaries.

Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Mia Hansen-Love's new French drama "Things to Come" brings out the subtleties of heartbreak when one least expects it.

NYU Drama Therapy Opens Its Doors

NYU Drama Therapy Opens Its Doors

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater, Top Stories

NYU's Drama Therapy Department put the question of what place theater has in therapy into a proper test this week with the premiere of its play "Behind the Doors."

Sports vs. Theater: Working Toward a Common Cause

Sports vs. Theater: Working Toward a Common Cause

By Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Sports Editor and Tischie Rachel Ruecker takes us through why maybe sports and theater aren't so different after all.

School or a Career? An NYU Dilemma

School or a Career? An NYU Dilemma

By Faith Gates, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Features

Many NYU drama students have to decide whether to prioritize studying for classes or auditioning roles outside of school to further their career. How do they balance it?

‘Miss Stevens’ Succeeds with Awkward Comedy and Stellar Performances

‘Miss Stevens’ Succeeds with Awkward Comedy and Stellar Performances

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Julia Stevens' film "Miss Stevens" hits theaters tomorrow to bring audiences a quirky, silly tale of a drama teacher bringing her students on a field trip.

Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

"Elvis & Nixon," starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, recounts the story of the two men meeting at the White House.

Avengers Star Manages the Night in Miniseries

Avengers Star Manages the Night in Miniseries

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"The Night Manager" is a new miniseries on AMC starring Tom Hiddleston as a hotel manager who is recruited to infiltrate an international arms network.

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