Conservatory faculty member Paul Daigneault directs SpeakEasy Stage Company's production of Admissions, a satirical drama that pushes buttons as it takes aim at white privilege, white guilt, and the pieties and hypocrisies of the left when it comes to equality, diversity, and inclusion.
Alum Tori Scott (B.F.A. '02, musical theater), named "The Bette Midler of the new millennium" by Provincetown Magazine and among the Top 10 Cabaret Performers in NYC by Time Out New York, presents the South Florida debut of her holiday show Vodka Is The Reason For The Season on November 30.
The Thanksgiving Play follows a troupe of artists straining to create a culturally sensitive theater work that simultaneously celebrates Thanksgiving while honoring Native American Heritage Month. Directed by Conservatory Dean of Theater Scott Edmiston with a cast featuring Conservatory faculty member Jesse Hinson.
Alum Laura Dreyfuss (B.F.A. '10, musical theater) sits down with Backstage Magazine to discuss how her musical theater training contributed to her career in the arts. The former Glee and Dear Evan Hansen cast member currently stars in the Netflix series The Politician.
Sunday, September 29, 2019The Philadelphia Inquirer
Conservatory alum and actor Marchánt Davis (B.F.A. '13, musical theater) talks about the saxophone being his “weapon of choice” during his elementary school days in Nicetown, he doesn’t mean he preferred its dulcet tones to the clarinet.
Friday, September 27, 2019United Press International
In The Day Shall Come, the FBI tries to turn a viral street preacher into a wanted terrorist so agents can arrest him. Alum Marchant Davis (B.F.A. '13, musical theater) plays Moses Al Shabaz in the film, in theaters Friday, September 27.
The New York Times reviews Alexis Scheer's (B.F.A. '14, musical theater) Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, a vibrant play about four teenage girls, a Ouija board, and their endeavor to summon the spirit of narco-terrorist Pablo Escobar.