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, […]

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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 […]


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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CFA Mourns the Passing of Dr. Jerrold Pope

BU College of Fine Arts is saddened by the sudden passing of Dr. Jerrold Pope, Associate Professor of Voice in the School of Music. The news has sent a wave of emotion and grief throughout our tight community. I often say that CFA is like a family; there’s a bond, a commitment to, and a respect for the […]

Categories: Music

2017 CFA Spark Grant

For the fourth year in a row, we are pleased to offer CFA graduate students this exciting $1,000 grant opportunity. The Spark Grant focuses on empowering College of Fine Arts graduate students outside the classroom—supporting their efforts to kick-start a project or launch a fully-realized artistic collaboration. Winners will receive $1,000 to fund a project […]

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Guidance and Support Offered to International Students

The following article was featured on BU Today: “The situation is fluid. Be conservative. Ask for help. Don’t go through this alone. That was the advice to international students at the BU Town Hall Meeting: President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration, which drew about 150 people to the George Sherman Union’s Metcalf Hall on Tuesday […]

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