In the News

Sunday, January 9, 2022
NPR

Boston Conservatory alum Shoba Narayan (B.F.A. '12, musical theater), who is currently performing the role of Princess Jasmine in Aladdin on Broadway, shares how she has committed to bringing her culture and perspective as a South Asian woman to the role of the iconic Disney princess. 

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
The Boston Globe

Whether dancing with Beyoncé or choreographing for Doja Cat, Alicia Keys, or for movies like “In the Heights,” Boston Conservatory alum Ebony Williams (B.F.A. '05, contemporary dance) takes Dorchester with her and she is full out with feeling. Watch episode 6 of 'A Beautiful Resistance,' a multimedia series by columnist Jeneé Osterheldt celebrating Black joy and Black lives.

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Palm Beach Daily News

Baroque opera is a rarity in South Florida, but Palm Beach Opera is enthusiastically digging into this repertory Saturday for the first event of its 60th anniversary season. Singing the central role of Dido will be mezzo-soprano Megan Callahan (M.M. '18, opera).

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Armenian Weekly

Armenian actor Stephen Markarian (B.F.A. '13, musical theater) is thrilled to be making his Greater Boston Stage Company debut in the cast of All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Forbes

Conservatory alum Eleri Ward (B.F.A. '17, musical theater) talks with Forbes about how posting on TikTok and recording in her closet led to the release of her album A Perfect Little Death with Ghostlight Records.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
WBUR

The free contemporary music concert is part of Boston Conservatory's curated Center Stage series. The experimental performance will feature music composed by Japanese avant-garde impressionist Toru Takemitsu, along with French spectralist Gérard Grisey and Tania León.

Monday, November 1, 2021
Block Club Chicago

Elijah Daniel Smith (B.M. '17, composition) grew up with music in the city, going to concerts at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and studying classical music at the Chicago High School for the Arts. Now, the composer is premiering an original piece in his hometown for the first time, opening the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW: Homecoming concert Monday.

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Dance Spirit

Boston Conservatory has long been a leader in contemporary dance training in higher ed. While it remains an excellent option for artists hoping to pursue a career in concert dance, now—with the launch of a brand-new BFA program—the institution is expanding its world-class conservatory-style training to encompass commercial dance. 

Monday, October 18, 2021
Cambridge Day

Conservatory students Christina Jones (B.F.A. '22, musical theater) and Ryan Norton (B.F.A. '23, musical theater) lead Moonbox Productions run of The Rocky Horror Show as the young lovers Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Backstage

Theater Division chair Patsy Collins Bandes and assistant chair Jermaine Hill talk with Backstage about getting contemporary theater and musical theater students Broadway-ready—or ready for anything a career in the arts may throw at young professionals.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Event-NewsEnterprise

Sangeeta Kaur (M.M. '08, voice) is among several top industry performers selected by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) to be featured on the current season of its acclaimed music series, “Front and Center.”

Monday, September 27, 2021
James Sewell Ballet

Alum Da'Rius Malone (B.F.A. '18, contemporary dance) has been appointed Resident Choreographer for James Sewell Ballet's 2021–2022 season. Malone has danced with the company for the past four seasons and will hold prominent roles in upcoming performances.