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CFA Alumnus Nominated for Oscar Award

Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce a Sculpture alumnus, Brian McLean, nominated for an Oscar this season. McLean is Director of Rapid Prototype for Laika Entertainment, LLC., an American stop-motion animation studio specializing in feature films, commercial content for all media, music videos and short films. The company is best known […]

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CFA Alumni Nominated for SAG Awards

Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce a School of Theatre alum associated with productions nominated for two SAG Awards this season: Uzo Aduba (CFA’05): Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, Orange is the New Black Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Orange is the […]

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CFA Alumni Nominated for Grammy Awards

Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce a School of Music alum nominated for two Grammy Awards this season: Georgia Jarman, CFA ‘97 ● Sings Cathy in Wuthering Heights produced by Blanton Alspaugh, nominated for Producer of the Year, Classical ● Sings Roxana in Król Roger, nominated for Best Opera Recording In […]

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Brechtian Allegory Shakes Up BCA In “The Cradle Will Rock”

The School of Theatre at the College of Fine Arts at Boston University is proud to present The Cradle Will Rock, a Brechtian allegory of corruption and corporate greed set in “Steeltown, USA.” The Cradle Will Rock Music by Marc Blitzstein | Directed by Emily Ranii | Music Direction by Catherine Stornetta | Choreography by […]

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“Taking on Porgy”

Article originally published by Susan Seligson in Bostonia Morris Robinson has led many lives, but the destiny of the former NCAA offensive lineman and Citadel graduate who went on to train account executives for several major corporations has been determined in large part by his sonorous, limber, and soulful bass, for nearly three decades flexed […]

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CFA Alumni Chosen for Boston’s Artists-In-Residency Program

Maria Molteni and Marjorie Saintil- Belizaire, CFA alumni and celebrated artists, were accepted into Boston’s second annual artists-in-residency program. The program involves receiving personal studio space and $22,500 for their artistic endeavors. Maria Molteni, originally from Nashville, studied painting and printmaking at the CFA. She has stayed in Boston since then to work on her […]

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2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards

The College of Fine Arts at Boston University is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards, the most prestigious awards conferred by the College. Emceed by Emmy Award-winning Actor, Michael Chiklis (CFA‘86), the 2016 award recipients will be honored for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the arts and society on […]

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School of Theatre featured in Hollywood Reporter “Best Drama Schools for an MFA”

“Its undergraduate school is an actor factory — alums include Julianne Moore, Jason Alexander, Uzo Aduba, Ginnifer Goodwin, Rosie O’Donnell and Marisa Tomei — but the MFA program concentrates on offstage crafts, offering postgraduate degrees in playwriting, costume design and directing. During the summer, the school will break ground on a $50 million performance-arts center […]

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“Embrace your fear of the unknown future” Nina Tassler (CFA’79, Hon.’16) delivers 2016 Commencement Address

Commencement speaker Nina Tassler (CFA’79, Hon.’16) told BU graduates not to be afraid to edit their dreams and rewrite the story of what they want to do in life during the University’s 143rd Commencement Sunday. Video by BU Productions. Photo by Dana J. Quigley 05.15.2016 By Rich Barlow BU Today Any graduating BU seniors fearful […]