Anderson’s contributions as an educator and artist were formally recognized at the College of Fine Arts 2017 spring commencement ceremony. He will receive a monetary prize and is invited to present the keynote address for the 2017 winter College of Fine Arts commencement.
Current Student Sofia Aranha and Recent Graduate Jacqueline Heimel Recognized with the 2017 Roy Crane Award
Sofia Aranha (current student) and Jacqueline Heimel (M.F.A. 2017) recently received the university's Roy Crane Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts. Recognizing their work in the performing arts, the monetary award celebrates Aranha's choreography (Dil Se Re and Swadesh: One's Own Country) and Heimel's creation, "Randy the Rooster."
J. Quinton Johnson, alumnus of the department, will star as "Marco" in ABC's Dirty Dancing (May 24, 2017). Johnson can also be seen as "Hercules Mulligan/James Madison" in the Broadway smash-hit Hamilton.
Connor Palmore, who will receive a B.F.A. in Theatre Studies this May, discusses his favorite memories of his time in the department and his plans for life after graduation with the College of Fine Arts.