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Taking a Mid-Career LeapTaking a Mid-Career Leap
09/02/2014 - After nine years as Dance department chair for the NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Lavagnino is looking forward to spending more time in the studio. More
Tisch Dance #3 in NationTisch Dance #3 in Nation
08/29/2014 - Graduates of NYU Tisch have advanced to virtually every single position a modern dance artist could hope to achieve, including spots in top dance companies, professorships at top universities, and soloist honors for a variety of important productions in New York City and abroad. More
2014 Primetime Emmy Winners2014 Primetime Emmy Winners
08/28/2014 - Congratulations to the following alumni who received awards at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards on Monday, August 25th. Bravo! More
Two Kanbar Alums Nominated for SFFS/Hearst Screenwriting GrantTwo Kanbar Alums Nominated for SFFS/Hearst Screenwriting Grant
08/18/2014 - Sayeeda Clarke and Micah Shaffer nominated for the SFFS/Hearst Screenwriting Grant More
topN'harmonics A capella AuditionsN'harmonics A capella Auditions
08/16/2014 - The N'harmonics are looking for new, fierce singers & beatboxers for our a capella family! Calling all NYU belters, waterfall riffers, and incredible vocalists- we want YOU! Come sing for us & prepare 2 non musical theater songs ( beatboxers can prepare their own piece) - a fun & relaxed audition! More
PBS' Mediashift Spents 'Three Eye-Opening Days at NYU’s ITP'PBS' Mediashift Spents 'Three Eye-Opening Days at NYU’s ITP'
08/13/2014 - During the three days I spent at ITP, I learned how a cutting-edge tech and new media program stays out front, and how the work being done by ITP’s students reflects not just what’s next for media and tech, but for media and tech education. More
Shakespeare in Performance at RADA Information SessionShakespeare in Performance at RADA Information Session
08/06/2014 - NYU and visiting undergraduate students are invited to learn about the fall and spring program in London, Shakespeare in Performance at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). More
Black Portraiture[s] II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-staging HistoriesBlack Portraiture[s] II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-staging Histories
08/05/2014 - This conference will bring together artists and scholars from an assortment of disciplines and practices, including art history, fashion, performance, and fine art... More
Tisch Adds Bachelor’s Degree in Video Game DesignTisch Adds Bachelor’s Degree in Video Game Design
08/05/2014 - The Game Center expects to accept 20 students from within N.Y.U. for the program in January, with an inaugural class of about 40 first-year applicants arriving in the fall of 2015. N.Y.U.’s first class of M.F.A. students in game design received their degrees in May. More
topGraduate Admissions Information FairGraduate Admissions Information Fair
08/04/2014 - On September 15, 2014, New York University will host an Information Fair for candidates interested in graduate study at any of the graduate and professional schools of NYU. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn about admissions and financial aid policies and processes from admissions representatives from each of the graduate divisions. More
Tisch Climbs to Second Spot in THR RankingTisch Climbs to Second Spot in THR Ranking
07/31/2014 - Alums received 10 Oscar noms this past season, more than any other school. More
66th Primetime Emmy® Nominees66th Primetime Emmy® Nominees
07/14/2014 - Seventy four Tisch alumni earned a total of 56 Primetime Emmy® nominations in 2014. More
NYU Opens Gaming Incubator to Turn Art Students Into EntrepreneursNYU Opens Gaming Incubator to Turn Art Students Into Entrepreneurs
06/11/2014 - For the New York gaming scene to come of age, it's gonna need its artists and designers to buckle down and bring in cash flow.  More
2014 Tisch Tony Winners2014 Tisch Tony Winners
06/09/2014 - Congratulations to the following alumni & Dean's Council members who were presented with Tony Awards® at the 68th Annual Tony Awards® at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014! The evening also featured performances by alumnus Adam Jacobs (Aladdin) and alumna Idina Menzel (If/Then).  More
topMaster of the Game (Diploma Says So)Master of the Game (Diploma Says So)
05/30/2014 - The Game Center is part of the Tisch School of the Arts, meaning that game design is taught alongside theater, film, television and all the rest. Next fall, the school expects to add a bachelor of fine arts degree in the field. More
Two Tisch Films at Cannes Cinefoundation; Hirayanagi Earns Second PrizeTwo Tisch Films at Cannes Cinefoundation; Hirayanagi Earns Second Prize
05/23/2014 - ”Oh Lucy!” by Tisch Asia's Atsuko Hirayanagi won second prize in the Cannes Cinefoundation section of the Cannes Film Festival. More
Online game shows human toll of illegal immigrationOnline game shows human toll of illegal immigration
05/15/2014 - Marco Williams, a New York University professor and creator of "The Migrant Trail," said his goal was to humanize participants on both sides. He is also the director/producer of "The Undocumented," a documentary about immigrants who perished, and the subsequent efforts by U.S. and Mexican authorities to identify and repatriate the remains. More
ITP Spring Show 2014ITP Spring Show 2014
05/13/2014 - A two-day exhibition of recent work by the students of ITP.  More
Photography & Imaging BFA ExhibitionPhotography & Imaging BFA Exhibition
05/07/2014 - Photography & Imaging BFA Exhibition will comprise approximately 200 works by 33 students representing the visual and conceptual diversity of the class of 2014.  More
top2014 Tony Nominations2014 Tony Nominations
04/30/2014 - 13 Tisch Alumni and Dean’s Council Members receive 16 Tony Awards® nominations in 10 Categories! More
Allyson Green Appointed Dean of the Tisch School of the ArtsAllyson Green Appointed Dean of the Tisch School of the Arts
04/30/2014 - NYU President John Sexton and Provost David McLaughlin today named Allyson Green – a respected professional artist, curator and educator in the performing and visual arts, and an associate dean at Tisch since 2012 – as the new dean of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, effective June 1. More
Tisch Filmmakers Showcased at CannesTisch Filmmakers Showcased at Cannes
04/28/2014 - Since 1989, The American Pavilion has offered opportunities in Cannes to film students from around the world. The 2014 Emerging Filmmaker Showcase will provide an opportunity for young filmmakers to have their works seen by Cannes Festival and Film Market attendees. Prizes will be awarded to filmmakers and the top twenty-one films will be screened in a special “Emerging Filmmaker” showcase at The American Pavilion in Cannes. More
Deb Willis on African American History Through PhotographyDeb Willis on African American History Through Photography
04/24/2014 - The Bitter and the Sublime: Deb Willis on African American History Through Photographs More
Female in Gaza by Monique Jaques '08 (BFA, Photo & Imaging)Female in Gaza by Monique Jaques '08 (BFA, Photo & Imaging)
04/22/2014 - I have been photographing in Gaza for several years, initially to cover the conflict with Israel, but over time returning because I am mesmerized by the women, and their strength. More
topPulitzer Prize for Drama Awarded to Annie Baker '03Pulitzer Prize for Drama Awarded to Annie Baker '03
04/17/2014 - Annie Baker '03 (BFA, Dramatic Writing), an adjunct professor in the Rita and Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing at the Tisch School of the Arts, was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play, “The Flick”. This year, Baker also holds the prestigious Goldberg faculty position in the department. She was recently named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow. More
Eight From Tisch School of the Arts Receive Guggenheim FellowshipsEight From Tisch School of the Arts Receive Guggenheim Fellowships
04/15/2014 - Five faculty members and three alumni from the Tisch School of the Arts have been named 2014 Guggenheim Fellows.  More
Photography & Imaging's Jonno Rattman's Featured in NY TimesPhotography & Imaging's Jonno Rattman's Featured in NY Times
04/14/2014 - In the fall of 2010, Jonno Rattman, then a sophomore at New York University, was living in a 7-by-8-foot room, six flights above Thompson Street, when he began to feel overwhelmed by the world coming at him in the daily news. More
Professor Questlove schools NYU students in Prince 101Professor Questlove schools NYU students in Prince 101
03/24/2014 - Take it from somebody who knows from experience — students who scribble Prince’s unpronounceable logo on their books are likely to get detention. But there is one class where it might actually earn you extra credit. More
Congratulations to Natyna OsborneCongratulations to Natyna Osborne
03/21/2014 - The Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing would like to congratulate undergraduate senior Natyna Osborne on her work GRAY'S FERRY wining the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Undergraduate Playwriting Award. More
topShow Two 2014: Photography & Imaging ExhibitionShow Two 2014: Photography & Imaging Exhibition
03/18/2014 - An exhibition featuring works in photography, digital imaging, and multimedia by 18 graduating seniors from the class of 2014 More
Professor Goldfarb's Musical To Open Off BroadwayProfessor Goldfarb's Musical To Open Off Broadway
03/14/2014 - A new jukebox musical about the 1960s-era songwriter and record producer Bert Berns, featuring hits including “Twist and Shout,” “I Want Candy” and “Hang On, Sloopy,” will begin a commercial Off Broadway run at Signature Center on June 25 and open on July 21. More
2014 SXSW Awards Presented to Alumni and Students2014 SXSW Awards Presented to Alumni and Students
03/13/2014 - The 2014 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival Award winners includes a healthy roster of Tisch students and alumni. More
A Conversation with Raoul PeckA Conversation with Raoul Peck
03/13/2014 - Dean Mary Schmidt Campbell invites you to A Conversation with Raoul Peck, the acclaimed filmmaker and scholar-in-residence at Tisch School of the Arts, at 11 a.m., Monday, March 24, in the Dean’s Conference Room, 721 Broadway, 12th Floor. More
NYU's Fusion FF: Celebrating Women in Film, Television, & New MediaNYU's Fusion FF: Celebrating Women in Film, Television, & New Media
03/06/2014 - This is what the Fusion Film Festival at NYU is all about: shining a light on what is bubbling up from the new work all around us, and celebrating the work of women we deeply admire, who are giving us reasons to hope that we can find our way once we leave the sheltered world of a film school. More
topGiorgio Armani Presents Films of City FramesGiorgio Armani Presents Films of City Frames
03/05/2014 - Giorgio Armani, in collaboration with Rai Cinema and Luxottica, presents Films of City Frames; a new project involving a series of amateur short films created by students from six prestigious film schools, including Tisch School of the Arts. More
Social in Practice: The Art of CollaborationSocial in Practice: The Art of Collaboration
03/05/2014 - Focused on the use of community collaboration and activism in art making, the multimedia exhibition features artists, collectives and organizations based in New York and around the world. More
Big Weekend Wins for Alumnus Steve McQueenBig Weekend Wins for Alumnus Steve McQueen
03/03/2014 - The weekend of March 1st proved to be a landmark weekend for alumnus Steve McQueen and his film "12 Years A Slave." More
Nine Alumni Are Nominated For OscarsNine Alumni Are Nominated For Oscars
03/03/2014 - The Big Apple’s graduates take the biggest slice of the Oscar nomination pie, with nine graduates amassing 10 nominations over five award categories. More
Alumnus Hank Willis Thomas Exhibits at Goodman Gallery in JohannesburgAlumnus Hank Willis Thomas Exhibits at Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg
02/25/2014 - Hank Willis Thomas's exhibition looks at the impact of protest and the tools used in protest in South Africa's history.  More
topTisch + Merce Cunningham TrustTisch + Merce Cunningham Trust
02/24/2014 - NYU Tisch Dance and New Media Fellows (post-grads of the Tisch Dance and New Media Program), under the mentorship of Founding Director Paul Galando and Merce Cunningham Trust Executive Director Lynn Wichern, are multi-cam live streaming and making archival documentation of multi-camera filming from New York City Center Studios. More
Tisch Community Lauded at 45th Annual NAACP Image AwardsTisch Community Lauded at 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards
02/22/2014 - The NAACP Image Awards is the nation’s premier multi-cultural awards show. Bravo to our award recipients! More
Dean's Council Members Elizabeth Hemmerdinger and Alec Baldwin Produce "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me"Dean's Council Members Elizabeth Hemmerdinger and Alec Baldwin Produce "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me"
02/21/2014 - Now in her late 80s, Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains as ferociously funny as ever. In this bold, hilarious and poignant portrait, the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is revealed both on and off stage in this film produced by Tisch Dean's Council Member Elizabeth Hemmerdinger. More
2014 A.C.E. Nominees and Recipient2014 A.C.E. Nominees and Recipient
02/07/2014 - In early January, the American Cinema Editors revealed their nominees for the ACE Eddie Awards. The awards were presented on February 7th in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton, and recognize outstanding editing in ten categories of film, television and documentaries. More
Tisch Alumnus Designs Opening Ceremony for 2014 Winter OlympicsTisch Alumnus Designs Opening Ceremony for 2014 Winter Olympics
02/07/2014 - We are pleased and proud to announce that Tisch School of the Arts alumnus, George Tsypin '84, Design Department (now the Department of Design for Stage and Film), is the production designer for the 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony. More
topPhotography & Imaging Chair Deb Willis at HarvardPhotography & Imaging Chair Deb Willis at Harvard
02/05/2014 - Photographer, curator, and arts scholar Deborah Willis, who normally hangs her beret at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, will be in residence at Harvard this semester. More
Tisch Grads Remember Hoffman's Intensity, AdviceTisch Grads Remember Hoffman's Intensity, Advice
02/04/2014 - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman left a legacy of inspiration and purpose to New York University students at the Tisch School of the Arts, who said his presence at his alma mater and in Washington Square Park was an ever-present reminder of the high standard he set in theater and film.  More
Tisch Student Awarded Memorial Fellowship in ScreenwritingTisch Student Awarded Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting
01/29/2014 - Hennah Sekandary of New York University has been selected to receive the Writers Guild Initiative’s (WGI) 2014 Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting. More
Submissions for the Fusion Film Festival are due Jan. 30Submissions for the Fusion Film Festival are due Jan. 30
01/27/2014 - Simply submit your application with a .pdf of your script or link to your video to submissions@fusionfilmfestival.com, and you’ll be good to go! Remember, you can submit to as many categories as you want, and you can submit up to three entries per category! More
Alumni Claim Sundance Film AwardsAlumni Claim Sundance Film Awards
01/24/2014 - The 2014 Sundance Film Festival culminated with three of Tisch's own being recognized for their work at the festival.  More
topTisch's Kieran Kesnar Documents Roma CommunitiesTisch's Kieran Kesnar Documents Roma Communities
01/24/2014 - Amongst the Roma communities in Eastern Europe, NYU photography student Kieran Kesner identified something not typically associated with his subjects: Beauty.  More
Tisch 2014 Oscar NomineesTisch 2014 Oscar Nominees
01/22/2014 - Congratulations to our 86th Academy Awards nominees! More
Sean Curran, co-chair of Tisch Dance, on the state of dance educationSean Curran, co-chair of Tisch Dance, on the state of dance education
01/15/2014 - Dance Teacher recently asked the three to discuss the state of arts education and what it takes to be a dancer in 2014. More
Show One 2014: Photography & Imaging Thesis ExhibitionShow One 2014: Photography & Imaging Thesis Exhibition
01/15/2014 - An exhibition featuring works in photography, digital imaging, and multimedia by 16 graduating seniors from the class of 2014 in the Department of Photography & Imaging More
Bravo to the 2014 Tisch Alumni Golden Globe WinnersBravo to the 2014 Tisch Alumni Golden Globe Winners
01/12/2014 - The 71st annual Golden Globes were presented on January 12, 2014 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.  More
topITP Professor Luke DuBois Commissioned By The National Portrait GalleryITP Professor Luke DuBois Commissioned By The National Portrait Gallery
01/10/2014 - When the visual artist and composer R. Luke DuBois was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery in Washington to make a portrait of Google’s founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, he elegantly co-opted Google’s own technology for the job. More
45th Annual NAACP Image Award Nominations45th Annual NAACP Image Award Nominations
01/09/2014 - Bravo to the Tisch community members nominated for NAACP Image Awards, which celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in film, TV, music and literature. The awards ceremony will be presented on February 22nd on the TV One channel. More
Alumna Lucy Walker On "Crash Reel"Alumna Lucy Walker On "Crash Reel"
01/06/2014 - This is one of five films commissioned in conjunction with The Times Magazine’s The Lives They Lived issue, which commemorates people who died this year. More
Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Curates "Great Expectation"Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Curates "Great Expectation"
01/06/2014 - The New York Times named the Core Exhibition at Museum of the History of Polish Jews one of the "Great Expectations for 2014". Performance Studies Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett led the curation of this exhibit.  More
Langland Receives BAX Arts Educator AwardLangland Receives BAX Arts Educator Award
12/18/2013 - Paul Langland, associate arts professor, Department of Drama, Tisch School of the Arts, is the recipient of 2014 BAX (Brooklyn Arts Exchange) Arts Educator Award.  More
topRemembering José Esteban MuñozRemembering José Esteban Muñoz
12/16/2013 - We write now with very sad news - the loss of José Esteban Muñoz, professor and former chair of the Department of Performance Studies at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.  More
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Announces 2014 Golden Globe NominationsHollywood Foreign Press Association Announces 2014 Golden Globe Nominations
12/12/2013 - The race for the 2014 Golden Globe awards is officially underway with the announcement of the nominees on December 12, 2013. More
Nominations Announced for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild AwardsNominations Announced for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
12/11/2013 - Nominees for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2013 in film and television were announced on December 11, 2013. More
Arts Dean Redefines Her MissionArts Dean Redefines Her Mission
12/02/2013 - Dean Mary Schmidt Campbell Looks Beyond the Tisch School. Photo: Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times More
'Black Nativity' and Fusion's Launch'Black Nativity' and Fusion's Launch
11/25/2013 - Fusion Film Festival celebrated its 2013-2014 kick-off with an advanced screening of Kasi Lemmons’ film for the NYU community and invited guests. More
topKasi Lemmons Directs a Big-Screen ‘Black Nativity’Kasi Lemmons Directs a Big-Screen ‘Black Nativity’
11/25/2013 - Black Navity's director Kasi Lemmons is an associate arts professor, Tisch School of the Arts, Graduate Film. Photo: Chad Batka for The New York Times More
Spike Lee, Still Gliding to SuccessSpike Lee, Still Gliding to Success
11/20/2013 - In the 31 years since Mr. Lee graduated from N.Y.U., he has been one of independent cinema’s most consistently productive filmmakers. Photo: Damon Winter/The New York Times More
Andrew Teirstein wins ASCAP Plus AwardAndrew Teirstein wins ASCAP Plus Award
11/15/2013 - Andrew Teirstein, associate arts professor and master teacher of music, Department of Dance, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, has been chosen as an ASCAP Plus Award recipient. More
Oliver Stone On Studying Film at NYUOliver Stone On Studying Film at NYU
10/30/2013 - NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts will honor Tisch alumnus and Academy Award–winning film director, screenwriter, and producer Oliver Stone for Outstanding Achievement in the Cinematic Arts at its annual benefit gala, being held tonight at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. More
Dean Campbell Named One To Watch By Crain's New YorkDean Campbell Named One To Watch By Crain's New York
10/16/2013 - Tisch School of the Arts Dean Mary Schmidt Campbell named one of the 'People to watch in higher education' by Crain's New York. More
topSlamdance 2013 Writing Competition Announces AwardsSlamdance 2013 Writing Competition Announces Awards
10/11/2013 - Melanie Schiele (’10 MFA, Kanbar, Film) has won the Grand Prize for her feature screenplay BUTTERFLY CHILDREN in the 2013 Slamdance Screenwriting Competition. The award includes $10,000 cash and $50,000 in production funds from Forest Whitaker’s Juntobox Films, the competition partner with Slamdance. More
Tisch Asia Alum Nathanael Carton Shortlisted for 2013 Academy AwardTisch Asia Alum Nathanael Carton Shortlisted for 2013 Academy Award
10/11/2013 - Congratulations to Nathanael Carton (’11 MFA, Kanbar, Film) whose Thesis film RECOLLECTIONS has been shortlisted for the 2013 Academy Award in the Short Doc category. (Photo © A.M.P.A.S. ®) More
Frank Lantz at New York Comic ConFrank Lantz at New York Comic Con
10/10/2013 - NYU game-design professor Frank Lantz, superheroine proponent Naomi Clark, heady visionary Phoenix Perry and other big names in the industry dissect the evolving art form, and explain how New York’s independent creators are leading a revolution. More
NYU’s Videogame Center Opens in BrooklynNYU’s Videogame Center Opens in Brooklyn
10/10/2013 - New York University opened its much-anticipated, interdisciplinary Media and Games Network center in Brooklyn’s MetroTech this week. (Photo by John Taggart for The Wall Street Journal) More
IndieCade Games Festival Celebrates WinnersIndieCade Games Festival Celebrates Winners
10/09/2013 - Slash Dash, developed in Tisch Open Arts course, won the Audience Choice Award at Indiecade, and Killer Queen, commissioned for the No Quarter exhibit last May earned Developers Choice Award. More
topAnnie Baker and Rajiv Joseph Receive Playwriting AwardsAnnie Baker and Rajiv Joseph Receive Playwriting Awards
10/02/2013 - Bravo alumni Rajiv Joseph & Annie Baker - 2013 recipients of the Steinberg Award in Playwriting! (Left, Richard Perry/The New York Times; right, Sara Krulwich/The New York Times) More
Celebrating 10 Years of NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded MusicCelebrating 10 Years of NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music
10/02/2013 - Celebrating 10 Years of NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music with 'Enormous Pride' (Photo by Nate "Igor" Smith) More
Alumnus Awarded MacArthur Genius PrizeAlumnus Awarded MacArthur Genius Prize
09/25/2013 - Bravo to Dance alumnus Kyle Abraham on being named one of 24 2013 MacArthur fellows. (Photo by Andrea Mohin/The New York Times) More
Primetime Emmy® WinnersPrimetime Emmy® Winners
09/23/2013 - Bravo to the NYU Tisch family on their wins at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards! More
Spike Lee to Receive the 20th Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish PrizeSpike Lee to Receive the 20th Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
09/18/2013 - The Gish Prize Trust today announced that director, producer, writer, actor and master teacher Spike Lee has been selected to receive the 20th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, given as a legacy from the legendary film and stage actresses.  More
topCreative Emmy® WinnersCreative Emmy® Winners
09/16/2013 - Congratulations to the NYU Tisch family on their wins at the ceremony for the 2013 Creative Emmy Awards. We salute the following for their continued success, and for making us proud! More
Heidi Rodewald and Collaborators Dive into ‘The Good Swimmer’Heidi Rodewald and Collaborators Dive into ‘The Good Swimmer’
09/03/2013 - Graduate Musical Theatre Writing alumna Donna Di Novelli (Cycle 7) is in residence at UCLA working on ‘The Good Swimmer’. More
Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Open HouseGraduate Musical Theatre Writing Open House
09/01/2013 - The Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program is looking for 30 talented composers, lyricists, and bookwriters to redefine and reinvent the American musical theatre for the 21st Century. More
Girl on GirlGirl on Girl
08/27/2013 - This is a World premiere of a new play commissioned especially for the Graduate Acting Program.  More
Ring Round The MoonRing Round The Moon
08/27/2013 - Luminous love affairs and moonstruck mistaken identities play out in a roundelay one lyrical weekend in a French chateau. Anouilh's rarely-seen melancholy comedy is burnished to a brilliant sheen in Christopher Fry's 1950 translation.  More
topThe Dwarfs; Footfalls; and RockabyThe Dwarfs; Footfalls; and Rockaby
08/27/2013 - Who are you? Where are you going? Where have you been? These, and other ineffable existential questions, are posed by two masters of 20th Century drama, in three short but emotionally expansive plays. More
The EggsThe Eggs
08/27/2013 - This is a World premiere of a new play commissioned especially for the Graduate Acting Program.  More
Remembering Red BurnsRemembering Red Burns
08/26/2013 - It is with great sadness we have to report the death of Red Burns on Friday, August 23, 2013. Red was our founder, our leader and our friend. More
Children Lost in War Zones and Disasters Find Their Families With an AppChildren Lost in War Zones and Disasters Find Their Families With an App
08/20/2013 - "ITP's Jorge Just develops UNICEF app to reunite families in Uganda, which leads the organization to call on the school to develop more applications." More
NBC Buying Web Service to Stream Phone VideoNBC Buying Web Service to Stream Phone Video
08/20/2013 - Stringwire is embryonic. What NBC is really acquiring is Phil Groman, who developed the technology while a graduate student in the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University.  More
topTodos Somos Ellas (We Are Them)Todos Somos Ellas (We Are Them)
08/19/2013 - Todos Somos Ellas (We Are Them), an exhibition by Paul Owen, associate professor, Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts, is on view in Michochan, Mexico. More
The Hollywood Reporter Unveils the Top 25 Film Schools of 2013The Hollywood Reporter Unveils the Top 25 Film Schools of 2013
08/15/2013 - NYU cracks the top three! In its third annual ranking, THR surveys the nation's top institutions as they compete to turn out Oscar winners. More
Color Zen throws spotlight on city's games sceneColor Zen throws spotlight on city's games scene
07/31/2013 - Large Animal Games is one of dozens of companies benefiting from the shift to mobile, as indie developers thrive on meetups, NYU's Game Center. More
Tisch Professor Anna Deavere Smith and Tisch Alumnus Tony Kushner Receive Presidential HonorsTisch Professor Anna Deavere Smith and Tisch Alumnus Tony Kushner Receive Presidential Honors
07/25/2013 - President Obama presented Tisch alumnus Tony Kushner with the National Medal of Arts and Professor Anna Deavere Smith with the National Humanities Medal in recognition for their contributions to the arts and humanities and for creating works that “make a lasting contribution to American life.” More
Tisch Tony Winners!Tisch Tony Winners!
07/24/2013 - Congrats to the 2013 Tisch Tony Winners! More
topPrimetime Emmy® NomineesPrimetime Emmy® Nominees
07/18/2013 - On July 18, 2013, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. And the Tisch nominees are... More
67th Tony Award Nominations from Tisch School of the Arts67th Tony Award Nominations from Tisch School of the Arts
07/04/2013 - Tisch Visiting Instructor Sutton Foster was joined by stage and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson to announce the nominees for the 2013 Tony Awards April 30 at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center. The Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall, on the CBS television network, June 9. More
Billy Crystal on sex at 65, the afterlife and Yankee pitchingBilly Crystal on sex at 65, the afterlife and Yankee pitching
06/28/2013 - Thursday night, Crystal, 65, the comedian, actor, director and nine-time Oscar host, returned to his alma mater, New York University, to read passages of what he calls "kind of a memoir," 'Still Foolin' Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?' that will be released Sept. 10. More
Maté Wins Kleban Prize; Lutvak Musical Headed to BroadwayMaté Wins Kleban Prize; Lutvak Musical Headed to Broadway
06/28/2013 - Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Alumni Earn Honors More
Tisch Community Invited to Join AMPASTisch Community Invited to Join AMPAS
06/28/2013 - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invitations to join the organization to 276 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2013. More
topPalm Springs International Shortfest Announces Festival WinnersPalm Springs International Shortfest Announces Festival Winners
06/24/2013 - Congrats to Tisch Asia student Mauricio Osaki - first place winner - Best US Film School Student Film Award and to Kanbar Institute Undergraduate alumnus, Hughes "Will" Thompson on his second place win at Palm Springs International ShortFilm Fest! Will took home second place in the "Best Student Live Action Short Over 15 Minutes" category. More
This is not me: Enduring Syria's WarThis is not me: Enduring Syria's War
06/06/2013 - This is not me: Enduring Syria's War is a photography-based project incorporating text and video that follows two friends as they experience war from inside and outside their homeland.  More
Introducing Tisch Dance and New Media Partnership with New York City BalletIntroducing Tisch Dance and New Media Partnership with New York City Ballet
06/03/2013 - New York University's Tisch Dance and New Media Program has launched a partnership with New York City Ballet to offer our graduate students and alumni of the Tisch Dance and New Media program the experience of working with NYCB in dance media. More
Congratulations Tisch Asia Class of 2013Congratulations Tisch Asia Class of 2013
05/17/2013 - On May 16, 2013, 59 Tisch Asia graduates earned their MFA degree. More
Photography & Imaging BFA ExhibitionPhotography & Imaging BFA Exhibition
04/26/2013 - The Department of Photography & Imaging has announced its year-end show of works by the graduating class of 2013. It will comprise approximately 200 works by 30 students representing the visual and conceptual diversity of the class of 2013.  More
topMilk Like SugarMilk Like Sugar
04/19/2013 - By Kristin Greenidge
Directed by Nicole Watson
Annie and her two girlfriends pretend to be pregnant in order to score baby shower loot. But as their scheme is played out, the teenage girls encounter surprising reactions. This coming-of-age tale was a 2011 Lucille Lortel Award nominee for Outstanding Play and offers a glimpse of urban teens coveting motherhood and the social and economic forces that affect them. More
Gimme, Gotcha...Go On! Gimme, Gotcha...Go On!
04/13/2013 - Directed by Nora York. What’s on the minds of these 11 young thespians? Come find out! This cast drawn from some of the best young actor/singers at NYU Tisch School of Drama will sing, rant, and whisper their hearts and minds – as they long for contact, yearn for love, and burn for companionship.  More
DPI 13: Exhibition at Calumet GalleryDPI 13: Exhibition at Calumet Gallery
04/01/2013 - The work of 24 graduating seniors was featured in an exhibition of BFA thesis work and other current projects at the Calumet Gallery in New York City. More
Stinky Cheese ManStinky Cheese Man
03/25/2013 - The Ugly Duckling grows up to be, not a swan, but the Really Ugly Duck. Cinderella snubs Rumplestiltskin, the Princess kisses a frog only to end up with a mouthful of slime, and Chicken Licken is running around like a...well..you know. More
WORDWORD
03/21/2013 - Tisch Drama StageWorks’ presentation of short works of vocal and spoken-word performances, derived from different techniques taught in the Department. This production brings together dozens of students, across the department’s professional training studios, to collaborate and create original works under the direction of faculty members specializing in voice and speech training. More
topOo-Bla-DeeOo-Bla-Dee
03/11/2013 - Set in post-World War II America, Oo-Bla-Dee follows four black female musicians who dream of hitting it big in the world of bebop music. As they strive to find an outlet for their sound, the band of black musicians struggles to rise above the constraints of racism and sexism.  More
Show Two 2013: Photography & Imaging Thesis ExhibitionShow Two 2013: Photography & Imaging Thesis Exhibition
03/06/2013 - The second of 4 shows featuring thesis projects from the Class of 2013 Opens March 14th, 2013. More
Spring Awakening - A New MusicalSpring Awakening - A New Musical
02/15/2013 - By Steven Sater & Duncan Sheik
Directed by Kenneth Noel Mitchell
Musical Direction by J. Oconer Navarro
Choreography by Byron Easley More
Past/Forward 2013Past/Forward 2013
02/12/2013 - March 1, 2013 at 8pm
NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Dance Department will present Past/Forward, 2013; a Tisch Dance Alumni Celebration which will be highlighting the work of several generations of Tisch dance alumni choreographers, each with their own company.  More
Show One 2013: Photography & Imaging Thesis ExhibitionShow One 2013: Photography & Imaging Thesis Exhibition
02/01/2013 - SHOW ONE, the show is the first in a series of four exhibitions that will eventually showcase the work of the entire graduating class in a BFA exhibition. More
topTisch News Fall/Winter 2012Tisch News Fall/Winter 2012
02/01/2013 - Read the latest version of Tisch News: Fall/Winter 2012.  More
Miles Teller '09 Lauded at 2013 Sundance Film FestivalMiles Teller '09 Lauded at 2013 Sundance Film Festival
01/27/2013 - With more than 200 alumni, faculty and students affiliated with the projects at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Tisch School of the Arts continued to dominate the festival during the 20th anniversary of its presence at the festival. More
2 ITP Alumni Win Creative Capital Grants2 ITP Alumni Win Creative Capital Grants
01/22/2013 - Congratulations to 2 ITP Alumni Arturo Vidich and Mirium Simun for winning Creative Capital grants! More
Hollywood Foreign Press Association: 70th Annual Golden Globe AwardsHollywood Foreign Press Association: 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards
01/13/2013 - At the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony, Tisch did not fail to impress. More
Black Portraiture[s]: The Black Body in the WestBlack Portraiture[s]: The Black Body in the West
01/10/2013 - Black Portraiture[s] explores ideas of the production of self-representation, desire, and the exchange of the gaze from the 19th century to the present day in fashion, film, art, and the archives. More
topTisch 2013 Oscar Nominees Include Ang Lee and Philip Seymour HoffmanTisch 2013 Oscar Nominees Include Ang Lee and Philip Seymour Hoffman
01/10/2013 - Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards® were announced Thursday, January 10th by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Tisch community continues to be well represented among the nominations.  More