CalArtian Collects Awards for Short Film Topanga

Actor, filmmaker and musician Ayçıl Yeltan (Theater MFA 08) has garnered three awards for her latest short film Topanga (2019).  Topanga, which was directed, edited, produced and written by Yeltan, has already won the Audience Award for Shorts at Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in Vermont,...

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CalArtians Participate in LAPP’s Word of Mouth

CalArtians are in the lineup for Word of Mouth, a “convening of ideas, new work, and conversations in performance” running from Wednesday, Sept. 25 to Sunday, Sept. 29, hosted by Los Angeles Performances Practice (LAPP). LAPP, founded by CalArts alum Miranda Wright (Theater MFA 09), is a...

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Don Cheadle  Didn’t Win an Emmy Last Night…

The Television Academy celebrated the 71st Emmy Awards on Sunday (Sept. 22) at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, recognizing excellence in primetime TV programming and individual achievements for the 2018-2019 television season. The night capped two weekends of awards as statues...

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Nap the Play Raises Youth Suicide Awareness

The national suicide rate has increased by 30 percent over a 16-year period, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a June 2019 report from JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association further finds that suicide among youths is at an all-time high. CalArts...

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CalArts School of Theater to Host TEA Talks Live

Members of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) travel to CalArts on Tuesday night (Sept. 17) for a panel discussion with the 2018 TEA Masters—professional artists and designers who have been honored by the association and their peers for their contributions and innovations to the global...

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CalArtians Awarded at IES Los Angeles 2019

CalArtians Benjamin Wilson (Theater MFA 19), Pei-Yu Lai (Theater MFA 19) and Bri Pattillo (Theater MFA 19) were among the winners of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Los Angeles 2019 Russell Cole Memorial Lighting Design Competition. The competition was established to honor Russell...

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