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Steinhardt Brings Soul to ‘Sister Act’

Steinhardt Brings Soul to ‘Sister Act’

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Steinhardt brought the 1992 film "Sister Act" to life, this past weekend, with sequin-covered habits and a performance comparable to the most spirited of church services.

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Verbatim Performance Lab Interrogates Interview

Verbatim Performance Lab Interrogates Interview

By Amelia McBain, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Steinhardt professor Joe Salvatore created the Verbatim Performance Lab, which creates reenactments of scenarios like a presidential debate or an on-air interview with a twist: the lab switches the genders of the people involved.

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A Look Into NYU’s Latest Startup — Curtain Call

A Look Into NYU’s Latest Startup — Curtain Call

By Jacob Fox, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

If your wallet has ever winced at the price of a concert ticket, the four NYU students behind the new app Curtain Call have a solution for you.

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‘Spring Awakening’ Reveals Harmonies

‘Spring Awakening’ Reveals Harmonies

By Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

Steinhardt's production of the famed "Spring Awakening" was a singular and unafraid show, leaving more than just chalk smears and notes lingering in the audience's heart.

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Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

By Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

It only takes six actors in Steinhardt's musical education program to make for a stunningly energetic performance of "Two Weeks With the Queen" — and more than that to tackle the stigmas around chronic illness.

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A Call to Action and Solidarity for Steinhardt

A Call to Action and Solidarity for Steinhardt

By Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

DEPT. is taking matters of authorship and identity into their own hands, combatting racial prejudices within Steinhardt's Art and Art Professions Department and the fine arts world as a whole.

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Performing Power And Privilege

Performing Power And Privilege

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

The NYU Drama Therapy program tackled privilege of all sorts with avant-garde flair and talented precision in its presentation of three short plays by its master's candidates last week.

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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."

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Changing majors: Violet Zhu

Changing majors: Violet Zhu

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Features

An installment in the Changing Majors series about Violet Zhu, who transferred from Steinhardt to CAS.

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Art showcase features Steinhardt work

Art showcase features Steinhardt work

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Steinhardt undergraduate students create somewhat unsettling artwork in the expansive exhibit, "Not By Any Measure."

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‘Grand Hotel’ showcases student actors

‘Grand Hotel’ showcases student actors

By Laura Casado, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under Arts, Theater

Eccentric characters meet an opulent Berlin hotel in 1928 for a weekend of soul-searching in Steinhardt's production of "Grand Hotel the Musical."

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