Category: Theatre

BU Today feature: When Life Gives You a Pandemic, Make a Sitcom

Originally published in BU Today on May 28, 2020. By Amy Laskowski Julian Shapiro-Barnum’s life in quarantine is the stuff of a sitcom: a son (him in this case) forced by COVID-19 to return home from studying abroad in Madrid, a friend unable to fly home and needing a place to stay, two somewhat cantankerous dads […]

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BU Today feature: 2020 Kahn Career Entry Awards Go to Six CFA Graduates

Originally published in BU Today on May 20, 2020. By Megan Woolhouse With the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown now in its third month, even the most talented professional theater, fine arts, and music graduates are peering into a professional void. Broadway is closed until at least September. Large galleries, concert halls, and theaters across the country […]

Categories: Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

BU Today feature: BU Spark! Innovation Fellows and X-Lab Practicum Programs Name Best Idea, Tech, and Design Winners

Originally published in BU Today on May 18, 2020. By Rusty Gorelick (COM’22) This semester, students working with entrepreneur incubator program BU Spark! were tasked with working on apps and inventions that solve societal problems through technology. So after the Zoom call for the virtual BU Spark! demo day on May 1 kicked off with […]

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School of Theatre Celebrates Award Winners, Class of 2020

In May 2020, Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre hosted celebrations for the exceptional Class of 2020. Early in the month, CFA School of Theatre announced the 2020 recipients of scholarships, awards, and prizes granted to those graduates demonstrating excellence in various aspects of their studies in the School of Theatre. Find the complete […]

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Recapping the CFA Experience: Class of 2020 Edition

   Class of 2020 worked incredibly hard to arrive to this week. It’s been hours…days…years in the making. It seems like forever and a blink of an eye, all at once. As we celebrate BU College of Fine Arts Class of 2020 we recognize all the moments, big and small, that make up the […]

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2020 Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award Winners

The Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award Fund was established in 1985 with an endowed contribution of $1 million from Esther Kahn (SED’55, Hon.’86). Each spring, students completing their last semester of graduate or undergraduate studies are eligible to compete for the award. This year’s jury selected Saskia Martinez, a 2020 School of […]

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Associate Professor of Scenic Design James Noone Nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award

James Noone, Associate Professor of Scenic Design, was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award in Outstanding Scenic Design for his work on Irish Repertory Theatre’s production of “London Assurance.” Of 101 eligible productions, 41 shows were recognized with a total of 95 nominations. The winners will be unveiled May 3, with the ceremony moved online. The Lucille […]

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BUSTI 2020 Cancelation

Frequently Asked Questions Per Boston University’s recent announcement, all in-person College of Fine Arts 2020 summer programs have been canceled, including Boston University Summer Theatre Institute (BUSTI). Over the past few weeks, we—like you—have been watching the rapidly evolving effects of a global pandemic. As eager as we are to get back into studio classrooms […]

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