Think Wide Open
- Enjoy this performance of the Joni Mitchell classic by Jazz Studies students Lucy Wijnands ’20 and Harrison Graser ’22, with Pete Malinverni, associate professor of jazz studies.
Vocalist Lucy Wijnands ’20 Finalist in Prestigious CompetitionCongratulations to Lucy Wijnands ’20 (jazz studies), named one of five finalists of the Ella Fitzgerald Competition.
Jasai Chase Owens ’17 Lands RoleHe’s been promoted to a regular on Amazon’s The Expanse.
From Purchase to Zombie Apocalypse: Colby Hollman ’19The recent acting graduate earned a role on AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead.
Professor David Grill Wins Fifth Emmy AwardThe Television Academy announced the winners of the 2020 Primetime Emmy® Awards.
Theatre Design/Tech Grads Talk Shop
Like so many when the pandemic hit, designer Alexander Whittenberg ’14 (theatre design/technology or D/T) was forced to pause his work. He used the opportunity to reflect, to appreciate those who inspired him, and to consider the industry’s future.
Jeanna DiPaolo ’21 Wins ScholarshipThe Willa Kim Costume Design Scholarship is administered by Theatre Communications Group.
Eric Gottesman Awarded Prestigious Guggenheim FellowshipAssistant Professor of Art+Design will continue his work on a film project in Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Faculty and Alum Nominated for Drama Desk AwardsAssociate Professor of Theatre Design/Technology Anita Yavich, Chris Perfetti ’11, and Herrick Goldman ’91 earned nominations.
Samara McLendon ’21 Wins Prestigious Sassy AwardShe competed to win the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition.
Britney DiTocco ’20 Receives SUNY Chancellor’s Award
The history and studio composition double major is among two Purchase College graduating seniors to receive the prestigious 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.
Meet Rakeem Hardy ’20: Thayer Fellowship WinnerThe Dance major shares this year’s Thayer Fellowship award given by SUNY.
“Respect” for Ina Mayhew ’81Theatre Design/Tech Lecturer Ina Mayhew ’81 was production designer on the upcoming biopic on Aretha Franklin, Respect.
Christoper Robbins’ American Riad Project Receives Big GrantThe Kresge Foundation Innovative Projects program awards $150,000.
Meet Elizabeth Cook ’20: Thayer Fellowship WinnerThe Acting major shares this year’s Thayer Fellowship award given by SUNY.
The Acting Program Honors JuneteenthFaculty, students, and alumni of the acting program created an online exhibition, We Breathe Black.
Students Immersed in the Ever Expanding World of Beyond-Live Theatre“The Live Performance and Interactive Media” summer workshop is organized by Professor of Acting David Bassuk.
Jon Samson ’03 Wins a GrammyFor Best Children’s Album
Must-Read Profile: Mitski ’13
The New Yorker’s Margaret Talbot went On the Road with Mitski.
Ilias Fourati ’20 Receives SUNY Chancellor’s AwardThe chemistry and piano performance double major is among two Purchase College graduating seniors to receive the prestigious 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.