Washington Square News

The Politics of Joy in ‘RIOT’

The Politics of Joy in ‘RIOT’

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

“RIOT,” Irish theater collective THISISPOPBABY’s multi-genre theater piece, is 100 minutes of spectacle –– both joyful and political –– being deadly serious and ridiculously fun.

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Judith Butler Inspires at NYU Skirball Talk

Judith Butler Inspires at NYU Skirball Talk

By Alex Kaplan, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

Judith Butler spoke at NYU's Skirball Center last night about the problems she sees in contemporary solidarity and the current political atmosphere.

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Drag​ ​Fairytales​ ​at​ ​NYU​ ​Skirball

Drag​ ​Fairytales​ ​at​ ​NYU​ ​Skirball

By Devanshi​ ​Khetarpal, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

"Once Upon a Drag" took place at NYU Skirball and saw drag queens reinterpreting fairy tales for today's children.

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Experimental Dance at Skirball

Experimental Dance at Skirball

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Top Stories

AUNTS took over Skirball last Friday, Sept. 15, as several downtown artists performed in the hallways and dressing rooms.

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Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Visits Tisch

Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Visits Tisch

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 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.

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ABT and Royal Ballet School Showcase Talent at Skirball

ABT and Royal Ballet School Showcase Talent at Skirball

By Ryan Mikel, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Last weekend, the Skirball Center hosted the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and the Royal Ballet School in an awe-inspiring and "en pointe" night of grace and precision.

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Pilobolus Bends Bodies, Minds

Pilobolus Bends Bodies, Minds

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU Skirball is currently hosting the mind- and body-bending dance company Pilobolus, featuring everything from OK Go to Vivaldi in their inventive dancing.

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Mystery Concert Lineup Revealed, Features Three Up-and-Coming Artists

Mystery Concert Lineup Revealed, Features Three Up-and-Coming Artists

By Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large

September 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

This year's Mystery Concert features an eclectic group of musicians, including a pair of fast-rising female artists.

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Tisch New Theater Get Grooving With ‘Hairspray’

Tisch New Theater Get Grooving With ‘Hairspray’

By Laura Casado, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Tisch New Theatre put on a production of the classic musical "Hairspray" at Skirball over the weekend.

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UVL Follows in the Footsteps of Great Past Performances

UVL Follows in the Footsteps of Great Past Performances

By Catalina Gonella, Contributing Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Ultraviolet Live featured grand prize winner Issac Lopez and many other talented students.

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Diversity Talks, Humanitarian Award Highlight of MLK Week

Diversity Talks, Humanitarian Award Highlight of MLK Week

By Imani Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU hosted a panel of speakers including Misty Copeland, Karyn Parsons, TJ Holmes and Linda Sarsour as part of NYU MLK Week.

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‘Madoff’ Doesn’t Steal the Show

‘Madoff’ Doesn’t Steal the Show

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The new TV film is produced by Tisch Undergraduate Chair of Film & TV, Joe Pichirallo.

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