Bold New Works at 18th NOW Festival Opening October 7

The 18th edition of REDCAT’s New Original Works (NOW) Festival opens back in person on Thursday, Oct. 7, for its first of three weekend runs. A staple of the Los Angeles performing arts scene, the festival is a platform for local artists to premiere new contemporary dance, theater, music, and...

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Justin Townsend Wins 2021 Tony Award

On Sunday (Sept. 26), theater luminaries recognized achievements in Broadway at the 74th Tony Awards at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, after more than a year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CalArtian Justin Townsend (Theater MFA 03) joined a roster of distinguished winners upon...

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Anne Militello Named Women in Lighting US Ambassador

Veteran lighting designer and School of Theater faculty Anne Militello has been named the US ambassador for Light Collective’s Women in Lighting (WIL) project. WIL, which was launched on International Women’s Day 2019 by UK-based Light Collective, is a digital platform for “inspir[ing],...

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Scarlett Kim Joins Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Artistic Team

CalArts alum Scarlett Kim (Theater MFA 18) has been appointed the Associate Artistic Director of Innovation and Strategy of Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF), one of the nation’s largest and oldest professional regional repertory theater companies.  Kim will be one of a three-person,...

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In Memoriam: Fran Bennett

The CalArts community mourns the loss of School of Theater faculty emerita Fran Bennett, who passed away over the weekend at age 84. She served the CalArts community for 36 years as Linklater Voice faculty, as well as Head of Acting/Director of Performance from 1996-2003. She retired from...

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Briana Venskus Cast in Upcoming Dark LGBTQ+ Comedy Unconventional

Actor Briana Venskus (Theater BFA 09) has joined the main cast of Unconventional, the upcoming independently produced dark LGBTQ+ comedy series by EastSiders creator Kit Williamson.  The series, which was developed at the Sundance Lab, is currently filming. It follows queer siblings Noah and...

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