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Anthony Ramos and two students share a zoom screenshot

Broadway Star Anthony Ramos’ Quarantine Reflections

September 15, 2020

The Campus Activities Board hosted a Q&A over Zoom with actor Anthony Ramos, who offered valuable insights into his career.

Cast of Airline Highway take a bow from behind

Fordham Theatre Pledges New Diversity Initiatives

August 22, 2020

The Fordham Theatre department pledged new standards to support minority voices in theatre in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement.

students standing onstage under a white curtain, with others kneeling

Theatrical Musings: Adjusting to the Hybrid

August 21, 2020

By breaking the binaries of what was thought to be theater, students look towards the silver linings of a socially distant semester.

Cathleen Freedman writing in front of colorful wall

Playmaking in a Pandemic: Zoom Theater Competition

July 29, 2020

Cathleen Freedman, FCLC '22, was challenged to write a play in 12 hours for Zoom.

Art of protestors

The Role of Art During a Revolution

July 8, 2020

Art plays a fundamental role in the advancement of a revolution. By supporting BIPOC artists, audiences can do more than just consuming their art.

Two people zoom over a crowd

Saving the World, One Virtual Show at a Time

May 12, 2020

YouTube livestreaming saved the performance of the studio show “Madeline May Saves the World” after a live performance wasn’t possible.

The Art of Theater-making Through Social Distancing: An Unfinished Story

The Art of Theater-making Through Social Distancing: An Unfinished Story

April 7, 2020

Communicating across time zones has challenged staff and students in the theater department.

Fordham Mainstage Announces 2020-2021 Shows About Purpose, Identity and Determination

Fordham Mainstage Announces 2020-2021 Shows About Purpose, Identity and Determination

April 1, 2020

The 2020-2021 season’s shows will explore questions including “What is our purpose?” “What lies ahead?” and “How am I going to get through this?”

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

April 1, 2020

Dance, theater and visual arts students are being presented with a learning curve as their hands-on, physicality-focused classes must now fit within the framework of Zoom.

Mark Blum acts alongside Kate Burton in a 2007 production of “The Cherry Orchard” with Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, one of many shows in Blum’s storied career.

Mark Blum, Former Fordham Professor, Dies From Coronavirus

April 1, 2020

Fordham Theatre alumni and faculty reflect on the stage and screen actor, who died March 26 at 69 years old.

After completing almost the entire rehearsal process,

Writing a Movement, Directing a Retreat

March 10, 2020

Alexis Chapin reflects on a show in flux, and Isabel Edwards reflects on her final studio production

Samantha Rizzo, FCLC '22, and Jackson Lewis, FCLC '23, played the Baker's Wife and the Baker in

Splinter Group Ventures ‘Into the Woods’

March 10, 2020

Fordham Lincoln Center’s Splinter Group recently performed two nights of “Into the Woods" to enthusiastic audiences.