Ayad Akhtar (2015) was featured in The New York Times. Taking On Wall Street’s Church of Big Money discusses Ayad’s new play, Junk, and the financial chicanery of the 80s and the era’s influence on today’s blind worship of affluence. Read the full article in the New York Times

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Katharine Hawthorne (2017) has a play, Between the Wish and the Thing, that was reviewed in the 2017 Boulder International Fringe Festival. Katharine wrote and appeared in the work. The ALOCmedia website exclaimed, “Every aspect was a delight for the senses.” Read the review

Taylor Ho Bynum (2013) released the recent recording "Enter the Plustet" with Firehouse 12 Records. Album details

Dipika Guha (2012) + Jason Gray Platt (2012) The 42nd Humana Festival of New American Plays includes a piece called You Across from Me by Jaclyn Backhaus, Dipika Guha, Brian Otaño and Jason Gray Platt. Performed by the actors of the 2017-2018 Professional Training Company and directed by Jessica Fisch. Bingham Theater on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11 p.m. Learn more

Nancy Karp (1990, 2011, + winter 2014) + Dancers Presents: On Beauty Produced in collaboration with the David Brower Center. Inspired by the Brower Center’s current exhibition, Douglas R Tompkins: On Beauty, which celebrates the life and work of the late conservationist Doug Tompkins, Karp will make a new site specific performance work for the company. February 9 - 11, 2018 Friday, 8:00pm; Saturday and Sunday, 6:00pm and 7:30pm Learn more and find tickets

Tearrance Chisholm (2016) + Lisa Marie Rollins (2018) will premiere HOODED, or being black for dummies regionally at CustomMade Theater in SF March 8-31, 2018. Written by Tearrance Chisholm, Directed by Lisa Marie Rollins, with A Producing Partnership with Playwrights Foundation Learn more and find tickets

Iván Ferrer-Orozco (2017) presents a concert at the Sacred Music Festival of El Escorial on March 31 with NEOPERCUSIÓN. Learn more

Samantha Chanse (2016) Leviathan Lab Announces Casting for TRIGGER Learn more

Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko (2011) Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko's play Waafrika 123 will be staged at TheatreF1RST in BERKELEY, CA from May 6 to June 8, 2018

Marco Buongiorno Nardelli (2017) The miniature opera project will be presented at the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States 2018 National Conference, University of Oregon School of Music, March 29-31. The miniature opera project will also be presented at the CURRENTS NEW MEDIA exhibition and festival in Santa Fe, NM, June 8-24 Learn more

Donna Sternberg + Meredith Tromble + Dawn Sumner (2014) present The Vortex, a multi-year collaboration and kaleidoscope of true stories realized through space, spoken word and video. April 20 & 21, 8pm at the Odyssey Theatre in LA

Jodi Lomask (2014) presents Capacitor's Left to Her Own Devices: 20 Years of Sculpture in Motion at YBCA Theater May 17-May 20 "Left to Her Own Devices: 20 years of Sculpture in Motion is a distillation of all of Capacitor’s work to date, focusing on physical structures—which have essentially been oppressive problems for the performers to overcome—to explore the theme of liberation." Learn more and find tickets

Basil Twist (2005 + winter 2012) presents Symphonie Fantastique First preview March 29, tickets on sale through June 17 Learn more and find tickets

Mark Foehringer (2012) presents Alice in Wonderland at Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture's Cowell Theater, April 7-15 Learn more and find tickets

Nancy Karp (1990 + 2011 + winters) On Beauty is a performance at the David Brower Center by Nancy Karp + Dancers Music: Charles Amirkhanian; Dancers: Sonsherée Giles, Sebastian Grubb, Amy Lewis, Megan Lowe, Charles Slender-White View the full performance

Dušan Týnek (2016) (DT)2 participated in a week-long residency at Hillsborough Community College where they taught 10 master classes to the students of HCC, Blake High School, & the Harrison Center for Visual and Performing Arts. HCC presented two evenings of ANNA in their beautiful Mainstage Theater. The work is available for tour. Visit the (DT)2 website to book this performance. Visit the website

Photo: Tom Kramer