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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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Alumna Contributes to Afrofuturistic Anthology

Alumna Raissa Simpson (M.F.A, dramatic arts, ‘16) has written Writings on Dance: Artistic Reframing for Celestial Black Bodies which has been included in the Afrofurturistic anthology Critical Black Futures: Speculative Theories and Explorations. 

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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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Mindy Cooper Leads Advisory Board for the Ann Reinking Scholarship

Broadway veteran Mindy Cooper, professor of theatre and dance, is the chair of the advisory board for the Ann Reinking Scholarship which has been established to honor the late award-winning choreographer, dancer and actress. The scholarship is now seeking applications for its first gift now through June 30. 

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