In the Media

Camille Dungy on “Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden” Djerassi Program alumna Camille Dungy discusses new book "Soil: The Story of a Black Mother's Garden" with Melissa Block from NPR. In "Soil: The Story of a Black Mother's Garden," National Book Critics Circle Criticism finalist Camille Dungy describes her years-long project to transform her weed-filled, water-hogging, monochromatic lawn in suburban Fort Collins, Colo., into a pollinator's paradise, packed instead with vibrant, drought-tolerant native plants. This seminal work expands how we talk about the natural world and the environment as Dungy diversifies her garden to reflect her heritage. Read more

How choreographer Sidra Bell is blazing a trail for next generation Groundbreaking dancer and choreographer Sidra Bell talks making history at the New York City Ballet and blazing a trail for future generations with TODAY contributor Ally Love. Watch her full interview now!

Changing Light, an article by Yalitza Ferreras. Djerassi alum and former board member Yalitza Ferreras describes her experience at the first artist residency she attended, the Djerassi Program, and discusses the unique qualities and value of her experience at other artist residencies. Read the full article Changing Light, in Departures Magazine. Read more

Djerassi Resident Artists Program featured in Santa Cruz Style Magazine. Santa Cruz Style Magazine explores the Djerassi Program's history and mission to support and enhance the creativity of artists while also preserving the 583-acre property located in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Read more

Djerassi’s Annual Artful Harvest Featured in San Francisco Magazine. Djerassi's 15th annual Artful Harvest took place this fall featuring beautiful performances from outstanding Djerassi Program alumni and stunning artworks on display. San Francisco Magazine spotlighted this yearly event, which has served as a special benefit to support artists, the artistic process, and the mission of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program. Read more

Basil Twist featured in New York Times Basil Twist ('05, '11) was featured in a recent New York Times article, showcasing a video of his unique water ballet set to Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique." Read the full article

Lisa Marie Rollins featured by American Theatre Lisa Marie Rollins ('18) was dubbed one of "6 Theatre Workers You Should Know" by American Theatre. In light of COVID-19, she is fostering "creative work that centers a love of humanity, and prioritizes safety and protection for us all.” Read the article

Nathan Yungerberg