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  • From left: director Rebecca Guy, playwright Tanya Barfield, and actor Mary Cavett at a 'Bright Half Life' rehearsal
    Oct 21, 2019
    Juilliard Journal

    Reclaiming a Love Story

    When Tanya Barfield’s Bright Half Life started being performed, she found that women from very different backgrounds related to the main character

  • Playwright Marsha Norman
    Oct 17, 2019
    Press Release

    Marsha Norman to Step Down as Co-Director of Juilliard’s Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at the End of the 2019-20 Academic Year

    Evan Yionoulis, Richard Rodgers Director of Juilliard’s Drama Division, announced today that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman will step down as co-director of Juilliard’s Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at the end of the 2019-20 academic year. Playwright and Juilliard alumna Tanya Barfield will succeed Norman and will be joining Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire as the co-director of the playwrights program beginning fall 2020.

  • Gabriela and other artists performing in Rwanda
    Oct 04, 2019
    Admissions Blog

    Theater From the Gut | Student Blog

    Following an arts collaboration in Rwanda, Gabriela vows to discover how, through art, she can contribute to a more just, humane world


  • Rosie with Juilliard Drama Group 50
    Sep 27, 2019
    International Blog

    Rosie Yates | International Student Blog

    Third-year actor Rosie Yates  talks about the pros and cons of being far from home (she's from Australia), how much she loves acting, how proud she is of her dorm advisees, and the proper way to eat Vegemite.

  • Director and alumna Janet Zarish in rehearsal with three actors
    Sep 19, 2019
    Juilliard Journal

    Digging Into Shaw | Fourth-Year Drama

    ‘Major Barbara’ director Janet Zarish explains that Shaw’s play, which the fourth-years are performing, is as relevant today as it was in 1905

  • Participants in the British American Drama Academy summer program
    Sep 19, 2019
    Juilliard Journal

    An Actor’s Artistic Journey in Britain

    3 lessons Gabriela Torres learned at BADA this summer: learn from everyone, art gives permission to surrender, and Shakespeare belongs to all of us

  • A photo of Naya Lovell and another dancer, unidentified, holding a pose from a dance that was part of Senior Production. They are wearing black and white costumes, shown on a bright white platform against a stark black background
    Sep 18, 2019
    Juilliard Journal

    A Dancer's Advice for New Students

    Dance student Naya advises new students to ask questions, take risks, accept that they might struggle, and embrace this warm community

  • Actor Hannah Rose Caton in the fourth-year production of 'Detroit '67'
    Aug 14, 2019
    Juilliard Journal

    An Actor's Advice for Incoming Students

    Dive into everything, be kind, and keep dreaming are just a few of the pieces of advice recent drama alum Hannah has for incoming students