Max Cappelli-King (BFA ’13), Jason Collins (BFA ’13), and Katherine Moncure Williams (BFA ’13) of Peridance Contemporary Dance Company performed in Peridance Presents at the Salvatore Capezio Theater in New York in November with Nathan Trice Rituals and Shannon Gillen’s (BFA ’03) company.
Scott McCabe (BFA ’13), Julia Stiefel (BFA ’10), and Arika Yamada (BFA ’09), who are members of Ate9 DanceCompany, performed several works in Los Angeles: an excerpt of a new work, mouth to mouth, at the High Voltage Performance Series at Electric Lodge; Sheila, a site-specific work, at the Grand Park; and the last Los Angeles run of Sally Meets Stu at Cafe Club Fais Do Do.
Lea Ved (BFA ’13), Katherine Cowie (BFA ’05), and Zachary Tang (BFA ’11) are performing the premiere of Quotient Empirique with RubberBanDance Group in Montreal through December 7. Ved is also featured in Brain: The Inside Story, an exhibit produced... Read more
Jenny Leona (Group 42) played Louise in Steve Martin’s The Underpants at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, Conn. Directed by Gordon Edelstein, the production ran in October and November and was a co-
production with Hartford Stage.
In September and October, Bike America by Mike Lew (Playwrights ’13) was presented by the Ma-Yi Theater Company at the Theater at St. Clements in New York City. The production was directed by Moritz Von Stuelpnagel.
Julia Ogilvie (Group 41) recently joined the Upright Citizens Brigade’s newest comedy sketch team, Moriarty, which debuted in New York in October.
Ryan David O’Byrne (Group 40) was featured in the Culture Project’s production of Chekhov’s The Seagull. Presented in New York at the Lynn Redgrave Theater, the production ran in October and November.
Brandon Gill (Group 38) was one of the nominees for the N.A.A.C.P. Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch’s Theater Award for best lead... Read more
Tenor Kyle Bielfield (MM ’13, voice) and Lachlan Glen (MM ’13, collaborative piano) recorded together for Bielfield’s debut album Stopping By, released in September by Delos Records.
Daniel Getz (MM ’13, viola) joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra in September.
In September, pianist Conrad Tao (Pre-College ’11) opened the Los Angeles-based Pacific Symphony Orchestra’s season with a performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. In October, Tao played a recital at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall that included works by Gordon Getty, Meredith Monk, and Ravel. The concert, titled A Piece for Peace, was a benefit for Tanenbaum, an organization dedicated to combating religious prejudice.
In April, João Kouyoumdjian (MM ’10, guitar) released Surfboard: Solo Guitar Works From Brazil (Pomegranate Music).
Shen Yang (Artist Diploma ’10, opera studies) gave a solo concert in October at the Shenzhen (China) Grand Theater.
Brandon Ridenour (BM ’07, trumpet) and his father, Rich... Read more