Virginia Grise Named Cara Mía Theatre Resident Playwright

Playwright and CalArts alum Virginia Grise (Theater MFA 09) has been named the resident playwright of the transformative Latinx Cara Mía Theatre (CMT), a nonprofit community organization based in Dallas. Grise will spend the three-year residency developing new works with the local community,...

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CalArtians Awarded 2020 Automata Artist Residencies

Performance and art space Automata recently announced the six grantees of its 2020 artist residencies, all of whom are CalArtians. In light of COVID-19, the Los Angeles-based Automata devised a new series of individual artist residencies, created to serve artists while group...

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Marvin Choi’s A Knight’s Tour Gets Digital Release

Written and directed by CalArts alum Marvin Choi (Film/Video MFA 15), and produced by Sara Razack (Film/Video MFA 15), A Knight’s Tour, was acquired by Terror Films in May 2020, and is now available for streaming on multiple platforms including YouTube, Prime Video, and iTunes.  Shot on...

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Students and Alums Across the Country Create Protective Masks

When CalArts closed its campus in March due to Covid-19, students in the School of Theater’s Costume Design Program scattered across the country. Many were without sewing machines. By May, Costume Design students, along with a multidisciplinary group of alums, launched an initiative to...

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Lewis Klahr’s Circumstantial Pleasures Now Streaming

Circumstantial Pleasures, the latest film by CalArts School of Theater faculty Lewis Klahr had its world premiere on Feb. 29, 2020, at Light Industry in New York. Soon afterward, theaters were closed because of COVID-19. Rather than wait for the world to reopen, Klahr partnered with the Wexner...

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