Alumni in the News

The Best Things to See, Drink, and Do in the D.C. Area in February

Friday, January 31, 2020 The Washington Post

The Washington Post names the performance of Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar at Strathmore Music Center, which will feature numerous Conservatory community members, as one of the top things to do in D.C. for February 2020.

Disco Queen's Story Comes to Gammage

Saturday, January 4, 2020 The East Valley Tribune

Conservatory alumna Dan'yelle Williamson (B.F.A. '06, musical theater) chats about her road in the theater industry, getting to know the legendary Donna Summer, and her role as Diva Donna in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

12 Plays and Musicals that Mattered in Boston this Year

Monday, December 23, 2019 WBUR's The Artery

WBUR's recap of Boston's influential theater works in 2019 has numerous Conservatory connections, including Adina Verson (B.F.A. '05, musical theater) in Indecent, Yewande Odetoyinbo (M.F.A. '18, musical theater) in Caroline or Change, Carl Hsu (M.F.A. '15, musical theater) and Micheline Wu (M.F.A. '18, musical theater) in Pacific Overtures, as well as theater faculty member Igor Golyak as artistic director with Arlekin Players.

Lights. Camera. Senior Center?

Sunday, December 22, 2019 The New York Times

Alum Matthew Hoffman (B.F.A. '04, musical theater) has become a celebrity, if not quite the kind he had envisioned, when he started to volunteer at a senior center as a type of acting coach a few years ago. He helps people in their 70s, 80s and 90s perform scenes from films like Casablanca, Brokeback Mountain, and The Wizard of Oz, even providing wigs and costumes for special videotaped performances.

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