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Kirk Lynn Co-Writes Screenplay with Meg Ryan and Steven Dietz

Tuesday, May 3, 2022   |  Variety

Faculty member Kirk Lynn is serving as co-writer for the upcoming film What Happens Later, directed by Meg Ryan who will also star alongside David Duchovny. This new take on the romantic comedy genre is based on the play Shooting Star by former faculty member Steven Dietz, who also serves a co-writer for the screenplay along with Lynn and Ryan.

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Alumna Kimberly Belflower Discusses John Proctor is the Villain

Wednesday, April 27, 2022   |  Washingtonian

During the world premiere run of her play John Proctor is the Villain at Studio Theatre, alumna Kimberly Belflower (M.F.A. 2017) spoke with Washingtonian about the themes that course through her work, re-examining the American classic The Crucible through the lens of high school students in the post-#MeToo era.

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Ventana Ballet Presents World Premiere of A Million Alien Gospels

Monday, April 25, 2022   |  Ventana Ballet

The world premiere of A Million Alien Gospels, co-choreographed by faculty member Dorothy O'Shea Overbey, will be featured as part of Ventana Ballet and Austin Camerata's upcoming event Beautiful World. A segment of A Million Alien Gospels was previously performed as part of Dance Repertory Theatre's PIVOT.

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