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Scenic designer Polly Robbins’ (M.F.A., Drama, 1990) work on "Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio” showcased at MoMa

Aug. 3, 2023 | Museum of Modern Art

Design work by Polly Robbins was featured at the Museum of Modern Art as part of the exhibition Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio. The exhibition showcased a behind-the-scenes look at the Academy Award-winning film earlier this spring. Following her success with Pinocchio, Robbins worked on the stop-motion children’s show Shape Island on Apple TV. She's currently working with House Special as the lead scenic artist on an upcoming film short.

David Rogers (B.F.A., Lighting Design, 1999) hired as security manager at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston

May 25, 2023

David A. Crespy (M.F.A., Playwriting, 1986) receives Fulbright Scholar Award

April 20, 2023 | Fulbright Scholars

Dr. Crespy, was awarded a second Fulbright Scholars Award to Spain and Greece for 2022-23 to write a hexalogy of stage dramas, composed of two cycles of three plays. Titled "Mi Corazón Español Vive Ahora En Grecia: Six Plays of Sephardic Greece," they focus on a fictional Jewish family over several generations during six periods of Jewish culture in Spain and Greece, focusing on the cities of Seville, Toledo, Madrid, Thessaloniki and Veria. The play series is a continuation of Dr. Crespy's "Madre de Israel: Three Plays of Jewish Salonika," a cycle of three full-length dramas he created during his Fall 2018 Fulbright residency in Thessaloniki, Greece.