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Alumna and Lecturer Is Cover Story for Bay Area Publication

Alumna Michele Apriña Leavy (MFA dramatic art, ’94), a lecturer in theatre and dance, is featured on the cover of the April issue of Montclair Living, a monthly publication serving Oakland. The article covers Leavy’s career as a performer and arts educator who rose to the challenge of teaching acting in a virtual classroom. In addition, Leavy discusses her heritage and background as well as her affection for her community. 

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L.M. Bogad Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Professor L.M. Bogad, chair of theatre and dance, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Bogad received his fellowship for his achievements in the category of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies.

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American Theatre Magazine Spotlights L.M. Bogad’s Activism

American Theatre Magazine has spotlighted Professor L.M. Bogad, chair of theatre and dance, for his efforts as an activist clown during the 2020 presidential election. In an article titled “Send in the Activist Clowns,” writer Nicole Gluckstern details the work of numerous performers who used street theatre to provoke laughter and political introspection nationwide. 

To read the article, visit the American Theatre Magazine website.   

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Margaret Laurena Kemp Honored by Voice and Speech Review

Margaret Laurena Kemp, associate professor of theatre and dance, has been presented with the Forum Article of the Year Award by the board of the journal Voice and Speech Review (VSR), the official publication of Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA). The award was given for Kemp’s article It Is All about Love. Listen to Me, Y’all. Yeah

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