Second-year playwright Eliana Pipes was awarded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’s Academy Gold Fellowship for Women, a $35,000 grant for her first feature film, a comedy titled Fauxricua. Congratulations!
Kira Rockwell is the 2019 recipient of The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Judith Royer Excellence in Playwriting Award for her play The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood. Congratulations!
With all the activity surrounding Boston Theater Marathon XXI, it’s been busy around here! And there’s even more to celebrate: While we were wrapping up the BTM (May 19), current MFA playwright Eliana Pipes was at the Lilly Awards ceremony in NYC, where she received the 2019 Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Women Writers for […]
BPT Artistic Director and MFA Program Director Kate Snodgrass was among those honored on May 8 during the final faculty meeting of the year. Dean Stan Sclaroff and Acting Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Programs and Policies Arianne Chernock honored the winners of this year’s CAS teaching awards. “Professor Snodgrass has helped make BU the premiere […]
Alumni playwright Karen Zacarías received the League of Professional Theatre Women’s Lee Reynolds Award on March 25. The annual award is given to a woman in theatre who has helped illuminate the possibilities for social, cultural, or political change.
Playwright alum and adjunct assistant professor Ronan Noone received the 11th annual Original 1st Irish Theatre Festival’s Best Playwright award for his play The Smuggler. The awards were announced during the closing ceremony of the two-week event. Congratulations!
Adjunct Assistant Professor and playwright alum Melinda Lopez was awarded a 2019 Dramatic Writing Fellowship by the Mass Cultural Council. Congratulations!
First-year MFA playwright Caity-Shea Violette’s short play The Stand has been announced as the national winner in QC Theatre Workshop’s 2019 Susan Glaspell Playwriting Festival! Congratulations!
Third-year MFA playwright Kira Rockwell’s The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood has been awarded top prize in The Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre’s second Bechdel Test Fest! The play was BPT’s season opener last fall. Congratulations!
Our amazing work study, CFA junior Sarah Shin, was part of the onstage audience during The Great Comet’s performance at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday night!