Playwright and Boston University CFA School of Theatre Associate Professor of Playwriting and Theatre Arts Kirsten Greenidge is one of seven thinkers included in this POLITICO Magazine article examining how the protests over George Floyd’s death have impacted and are shaping American life.
A look back on just a few of our favorite moments from the 2020 – 2021 year, a year in an era like no other before. Learning from Anywhere, virtual and hybrid performances, new spaces, creatively adapting, and exceptional artistry.
CFA Dean Harvey Young’s class brings (remote) close encounters with top theatre-makers
The stage and screen actor known for iconic film roles in Moonstruck, Steel Magnolias, Working Girl, Mr. Holland’s Opus, Mighty Aphrodite, and Away from Her, will be remembered for her wisdom, wit, and warmth. “She quickly became a role model to her classmates and generations of future alumni—a model of how to go out into the world and realize your dreams.”
The annual Theatre Showcase serves as a celebration of the Class of 2021 and the group’s formal introduction to the professional theatre community.
The opera, based on the novel by Jane Austen, was staged and recorded in Booth Theatre. It will be available to stream online starting April 23, 2021 at 7:30pm.
The theatre artists behind spring 2021’s MIDSUMMER PROJECT developed unique site-specific performances, with pods of designers and actors producing selections of the play outdoors all around BU’s campus.
Wendy C. Goldberg, CFA master lecturer, directing, was featured in the 2021 Variety Entertainment Impact Report: Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors From Around the World.
CFA Assistant Professor of Playwriting and Theatre Arts Kirsten Greenidge will have two dramas staged by the Huntington, including her adaptation of J. Anthony Lukas’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book about Boston’s busing crisis.
CFA theatre student Ireon Roach helps to foster community-building through the arts