Conservatory alumna Savannah Stein (B.F.A. ‘15, musical theater) is starring in Greg Wilson’s production of Little Women. Stein will be playing the role of Jo March, a boisterous fifteen-year-old girl who challenges the gender norms of Civil War-era America.
Dance alumnus Gerald Watson (B.F.A. '12) is director of Saam Psalms: Together Songs, a dance production that takes on the history of American slavery and racism, at Nashville’s Rejoice School of Ballet, a multiracial youth ballet company whose mission is to make ballet accessible to all.
Alumna Amanda d’Archangelis (B.F.A. '14, musical theater) is part of the all-female writing team responsible for the highly anticipated musical Single Rider. This off-Broadway musical is about three Amish teenage girls’ exploration of life outside of their community.
Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Sandra Piques Eddy (B.M. '94, music education, voice) recalls the first time she heard "Dido’s Lament" in a form and analysis class at the Conservatory—opening the door to what would become an illustrious career in opera.
Amanda Yesnowitz (M.M. '96, musical theater) won the Kleban Prize in Musical Theater—one of the most prestigious and generous awards in the field. Yesnowitz’s lyrics for the 2013 musical Somewhere in Time earned her the $100,000 prize in the lyrics category.