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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.

Beth Malone and David Aron Damane star in

Review: ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’ Floats on a Raft of Joy

February 29, 2020

As aggressively optimistic as its title suggests, Transport Group's “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” echoes the Broadway Golden Age from which its first iteration was born.

Aaron Yoo plays a self-made detective in

Review: ‘The Headlands’ Marries Murder Mystery and Memory Play

February 27, 2020

Christopher Chen’s “The Headlands” is one part memory play, one part “Dateline” episode and all parts twisted in the most thrilling of ways.

Throughout the rehearsal process, the actors developed a sense of community similar to that embodied  by the play's characters.

‘Airline Highway’ Readies for Takeoff

February 19, 2020

Fordham Theatre’s first mainstage production of the Spring 2020 semester, “Airline Highway,” is a raucous celebration of life and community in New Orleans, opening on Feb. 20.

Double Bill Commemorates Black History Month

February 19, 2020

This year's studio theater season features a double bill of original student shows commemorating Black History month.

The Tony Award-winning theater designer sees education as an essential part of his creative development.

Theater Professor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

February 5, 2020

Already accomplished in his field, Clint Ramos has now been recognized for his artistic achievements by the USA Fellowship award.

Lili Gutierrez, FCLC '23, and Pedro González, FCLC '22, rehearse the opening scene of the play as Celestina del Sol and Aníbal de la Luna.

Student Director on Cloud Nine with ‘Cloud Tectonics’

February 5, 2020

Sofia Ubilla, who is on the directing track within the Fordham Theatre Program, will direct a production of José Rivera’s “Cloud Tectonics” to begin this semester’s studio show season.

This year's BroadwayCon included a panel on what to do with a theatre B.A., a panel about the new TV show

BroadwayCon: Chasing Degrees and Careers

January 29, 2020

The fifth annual BroadwayCon saw theatre fans and professionals come together to discuss new shows and classic favorites, as well as the state of the industry.

Rice (right) and Roland’s (left) previous play, “Houston, We Have a Problem,” premiered at The Tank in December.

Apocalypse Now-ish: Chloe Rice on Her New Dystopian Play

January 22, 2020

Chloe Rice, a junior in Fordham’s theater program, is performing triple duty as the writer, co-producer, and co-star of a new play, “Seven Days to the End of the World.”