Jim Petosa commentary on the ARTery: Revisiting ‘Julius Caesar’ — Theater In The Age Of Trump

June 16, 2017  (originally published by The ARTery) By Jim Petosa “Ambition’s debt is paid!” So cries one of the conspirators moments after the death of Julius Caesar in Shakespeare’s play. It is uttered as a slogan, a moral summation to an act of violence that the speaker believes is as inevitable as it is […]

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BU Alumni Win Big at the Tonys!

Big night for BU College of Fine Arts alumni at the Tony Awards! Congratulations to Christopher Akerlind (CFA’85) for receiving a Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for his work in Indecent and Sue Wagner (CFA’97) for receiving a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical for her work in Hello, […]

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CFA Alum Finds Himself in the Tony Spotlight

Lighting designer Christopher Akerlind nominated for Indecent Members of the cast of Indecent, a new play by Paula Vogel, cocreated by Vogel and Rebecca Taichmann, now running at the Cort Theatre on Broadway. Play photos © Carol Rosegg Originally published by BU Today 05.25.2017 By John O’Rourke As one of the nation’s foremost lighting designers, Christopher […]

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Three Artists, Three Plans

Kahn career awards give three CFA grads a head start Flutist Alexandra Conway (CFA’09,’17) will use her Kahn Award to fund more concerts by her chamber music group, the New England Chamber Players. Photo by Cydney Scott Originally published by BU Today 05.25.2017 By Joel Brown One College of Fine Arts grad will use the award […]

Let Your Light Shine, Uzo Aduba (CFA’05) Tells CFA Grads

Orange Is the New Black actor this year’s Convocation speaker In the video above, watch as Emmy-winning actor Uzo Aduba (CFA’05) addresses graduates at the College of Fine Arts Convocation on May 20, 2017. Published by BU Today. By Amy Laskowski Photos by Natasha Moustache Video by BU Productions Orange Is the New Black actor […]

BU College of Fine Arts Announces Uzo Aduba as 2017 Convocation Speaker

CFA welcomes back award-winning actress and BU College of Fine Arts alumna for May 20th address Boston, MA – The College of Fine Arts (CFA) at Boston University proudly announces that Uzo Aduba (CFA’05), the award-winning actress currently starring as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in the critically-acclaimed Netflix Original Series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, […]

CFA Alum Greg Hildreth (’05) Cast as Olaf in Broadway production of FROZEN

We couldn’t be more proud of Greg Hildreth (CFA’05) for taking on the role of our favorite summer-loving snowman Olaf in the just announced Broadway production of FROZEN! Congratulations, Greg! #myCFA#BUtheatre #proudtoBU  

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BU Opera Institute Stages LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

Le nozze di Figaro, “the Perfect Opera” Mozart favorite is CFA’s current offering In the video above, watch the finale from Act II of the CFA production of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, being performed at the BU Theatre through Sunday, April 23. Published by BU Today, April 20, 2017 By Susan Seligson. Video by […]

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For CFA’s Cassell, Movement Is an Expression of Inner Truth

“Meticulous, challenging, magical” choreographer In the video above, Yo-EL Cassell, a CFA assistant professor of movement, takes his students on a journey to discover their bodies’ potential to create art. Published by BU Today, April 6, 2017 By Susan Seligson. Video by Devin Hahn. Photos by Jackie Ricciardi The theater students in Yo-EL Cassell’s College […]

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