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03November

URTA on the Map – Purdue University

Who: Anne Fliotsos, Interim Chair School: Purdue University City: West Lafayette, Indiana What advice would you give to new students about how they can build relationships and form communities in a new environment? The Greater Lafayette area is actually the city of Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana, separated by a river running between them. Many
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31October

URTA on the Map – California Institute of the Arts

Who: Marissa Chibas School: California Institute of the Arts City: Valencia, California What do you think is the most unique aspect of CalArts MFA programs? The pillars of the mission of our Theater school are that we are interdisciplinary, diverse, international, and experimental. We put a great deal of emphasis on our students developing the
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24October

URTA on the Map – University of Maryland

Who: Mikhail Kachman, Head of MFA in Design School: University of Maryland – Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies City: College Park, Maryland What should candidates look for in a training program? And what unique qualities do you think candidates would find in your program? Candidates should look for 3 things: 1) whether the program educates
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24October

URTA on the Map – University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Who: Calvin MacLean, Department Head, Artistic Director School: University of Tennessee – Knoxville City: Knoxville, Tennessee What advice would you give to new students about how they can build relationships and form communities at your school? We are already a close-knit community. The work we do and the practicum nature of the program generates immediate
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17October

URTA on the Map – University of California, Irvine

Who: Holly Durbin, Head of Costume Design School: University of California, Irvine City: Irvine, California What should candidates look for in a training program? It’s important for a potential student to make a thoughtful match with the faculty, because you will work closely with them for two or three years. That does not mean you
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13October

URTA on the Map – Ohio University

Who: Michael Lincoln, Artistic Director/Head School: Ohio University City: Athens, Ohio What should candidates look for in a training program? And what unique qualities do you think candidates would find in your program? Candidates should be looking for a program with primary and secondary mentors with whom they foresee a close working relationship. All of
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10October

URTA on the Map – Southern Methodist University

Who: Claudia Stephens, Associate Professor, Costume Design School: Southern Methodist University City: Dallas, Texas What advice would you give to new students about how they can build relationships and form communities in a new environment? In our student’s first year at SMU, we encourage and actively support attendance at local professional theatre venues such as
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04October

URTA on the Map – Brooklyn College, CUNY

Who: Mary Beth Easley School: Brooklyn College, CUNY City:Brooklyn, New York What unique qualities do you think candidates would find in your program? As noted on our webpage, Brooklyn College is a microcosm of the ethnically rich borough of Brooklyn it serves, and a mirror of the wide diversity in New York City itself. Our
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03October

URTA on the Map – University of South Carolina

Who: Nic Ularu, Head of MFA Design Program School: University of South Carolina City: Columbia, South Carolina What should candidates look for in a training program? And what unique qualities do you think candidates would find in your program? Before considering a training program, the MFA candidates should know about the quality, the national and
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21September

URTA on the Map – University of Arizona

Who: Deanna Fitzgerald School: University of Arizona City: Tucson, Arizona What advice would you give to new students about how they can build relationships and form communities in a new environment? Theater itself is innately suited for building relationships and forming communities. I would tell them to go to everything on the calendar when they
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