The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

SHAINA OPPENHEIMER, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Emerita


BFA Students Join Alvin Ailey in Production of “Memoria”

November 15, 2016
For many dancers, taking the New York City stage is a milestone, an accomplishment of the crème de la crème.
City on Fire is a New York Times and international bestseller.  (PHOTO COURTESY OF MARK VESSEY)

Hallberg Sets the “City on Fire” with First Novel

November 4, 2016
There is a moment every student experiences at least once or twice: that thrilling, yet somewhat uncomfortable transition from calling their professors “Professor (insert last name)” to calling them by their first names.
Thousands of Palestinians were displaced from Susya on the West Bank due to the 1948 War of Independence. (PHOTO COURTESY OF SHAINA OPPENHEIMER)

Searching for Coexistence

May 5, 2016
My heart yearns for the suffering this conflict has brought to both sides. Why is it that conflict over religion and territory causes us to carry out the most inhumane acts? After all, isn’t religion about acceptance, love and forgiveness?

Life in Jerusalem, the Unaccounted Narrative

February 24, 2016
Every morning at 8:10 a.m. I leave the student village and embark on my 15 minute journey to Hebrew University.
Sophomore Henry McCall performing Kanji Segawa’s “Scorching Bay” in last year’s fall concert. (COURTESY OF EDUARDO PATINO VIA ALVIN AILEY PRESS ROOM)

Ailey/Fordham BFA Dancers Present Annual Fall Concert

November 19, 2015
On Thursday, Nov. 19, the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program will put on its second consecutive day of their annual Fall Concert. The show will present the works of choreographers Cheryl Copeland, Amy Hall Garner, Tom Gold, Natalie Lomonte, Andre Tyson, Jae Man Joo and Alvin Ailey.
Rocky Horror Picture Show 2015 (Courtesy of CHARLES MIMS VIA FLICKR)

It’s Just a Jump to the Left

November 2, 2015
"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" offers a unique experience for its audience members to participate by dancing and yelling with the live cast. This musical horror comedy continues to thrive thanks to its cult following.
Ildiko Butler gallery at Fordham University on October 19, 2015. (JESSICA HANLEY/THE OBSERVER))

A Tour of FCLC’s Art Galleries

October 23, 2015
Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock talks about FCLC's three art galleries where students and faculty display their work and encourage the public to engage with art.
Ashley Laracey in SWAN LAKE Act I Choreography by Peter Martins.

The Life of a New York City Ballet Dancer at FCLC

October 22, 2015
Ashley Laracey is among about 40 ballet dancers who are professional or semi-professional and study at Fordham Lincoln Center.
Film Director Michel Gondry is featured above. (LIONEL HAHN/ABACA PRESS VIA TNS)

Michel Gondry to Teach a Masterclass at Fordham

October 5, 2015
Gondry is a French film director whose films include "The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "Be Kind Rewind."

Fordham Theatre Explores Family Dynamics in “How To Light A Fire”

February 19, 2015
In the studio production, “How To Light A Fire,” director and writer Calla Smith, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) '16, introduces audiences to three estranged sisters, Naomi, Tatum and Alicia, who unite at a campsite their family used to go to when they were kids.
Gabe Hyman, FCLC ’16, performed on tour with Ailey II. (Courtesy Gabe Hyman)

Fordham Dancer Goes on Tour with Ailey II

November 20, 2014
Gabe Hyman, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’16, joined the ranks of an apprentice at Ailey II.

Fordham’s First Studio Show of the Season, “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea”

October 16, 2014
From Oct. 16-18 in the White Box Theatre, Fordham’s Theatre Program will kick off the studio season of the year with the Oscar-winning director and screenwriter John Patrick Shanley’s “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea.”
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