School of Drag Takes the Stage
It’s been a snowy week in New Haven, and for some, snow nights are a perfect time to enjoy a little Yale Arts Cheer. This week, YTV went behind the scenes of a new show that will bring drama and sparkle to your Friday night.
Life in Theater After Yale
While some students are grabbing suits and ties for their finance interviews, another group of Yalies is getting ready for a different type of career: a life on or behind the stage. This week, Yale OCS and the Yale Drama Coalition collaborate to host a “Life in the Theater” workshop. The event brings together professionals »
Electronic Meets A Capella
Every year, Bulldog Days gives student groups the chance to promote their clubs and show eager pre-frosh what they’ve got to offer. This week, we sat down with a group that’s pushing the boundaries of music. In fact, some say they’ve created a whole new genre. Michael Leopold and Steffina Yuli bring you more on »
Student Film Gains ‘Acceptance’ at Festival
Most senior film majors wrapped up their thesis projects last semester. But for Ryan Chan, his journey with his mini feature film, “Acceptance” is still going strong. This month, the film was selected for screening at the 14th annual New York Indian Film Festival, that same festival debuted Academy Award Winner, “Slumbdog Millionaire.” Stay tuned »
Casting Results Are In
Until last semester, undergraduate drama productions did casting independently, which often resulted in staggered deadlines and long waits for directors to finalize casting. But the Yale Drama Coalition, an umbrella organization that connects undergrad drama groups, began a new casting system last semester to synchronize their casting timelines as well. Now, after a few casting »
Original Student Productions Take Center Stage
http://youtu.be/PcLIUSdXd2k This weekend, performers will take the stage in Morse’s Crescent Theater to perform the never-before-seen folk musical “Dust Can’t Kill Me” written by Yale juniors Abigail Carney and Elliah Heifetz. The show is part of a surge of original student musicals on campus this year, with two more slated to premiere later this semester.
Fifty Rounds of Chess
Think playing chess is hard? Try playing fifty games at once. Chess enthusiasts of all ages gathered last week on Old Campus for such an event, called a simultaneous game, or ‘simul’ for short.
Interview with Architecture Dean Robert A.M. Stern
Last week, YTV sat down with School Architecture Dean Robert A.M. Stern, head of New York-based firm RAMSA. Stern is the brain behind such iconic structures as the Bush Presidential Library and 15 Central Park West. His firm also designed the two new residential colleges. Stern discussed life, career and how to make it into »