* Laura Pazuchowski and Julia Katz along with Baltimore theatre makers Lauren Imwold
and Michele Minnick are organizing Bad & Nasty, an international day of activism on
President’s Day (Feb 20, 2017) led by performance artist Holly Hughes. The day will
include family friendly workshops, activism, play readings and performances at Stillpointe
Theater (1825 N Charles St) followed by an evening featuring music, comedy, and other
acts at The Crown (1910 N. Charles St). Fellow graduate student Jesse Baxter is
leading a devising workshop with Towson undergrads to create short pieces to present
at the event. Duff Norris will be presenting his short play celebrating trans youth.
For more information about the national event visit http://www.badandnasty.com. To
get involved in Baltimore join the effort via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/1658574434436947/
* Lindsey Griffin collaborated with a MICA (Maryland Institute of College Art) MFA student, Yuxin Pei, in her experimental fashion class. She performed in Yuxin's costume in MICA's BBox studio in December, 2016.
* Monique Holt (2010) just completed translating "Hamlet" for Charles Fee of Great Lakes Theatre Festival. In February, she will be in Burgundy, France to coach and supervise the American actors signing in French and Russian Sign Languages for a "Tolstoy-based story" film. In June, 2017 She will be co-facilitate TCG: Theatre Communication Group’s 27th Annual National 3-Days Conference in Portland, OR.
* KT Peterson (2010) is developing a new musical called LIGHT & SHADOW at Theater On the Square in Indianapolis in collaboration with Tony Guerrero. She is working on her first novel, teaching Playwriting, and will be producing a new play in Fringe season called FAITH, IOWA.
* Zach Trebino's (2016) "Story of My Eye", which was originally produced at Towson Univeristy, was presented at Philly Fringe Festival in September 2016. http://fringearts.com/event/story-of-my-eye-3/
* Mara Neimanis (2006) received a 2015 Ruby award for to"Cross Over Stories", a series of three onsite aerial performance pieces designed to transform Baltimore urban spaces into innovative performance spots.http://www.baltimoreculture.org/programs/grants-and-awards/rubys-artist-project-grants/rubys-2015-performing-and-media-arts-grantees#.WCtm83c-Ihs
* Lola Pierson (2013) received a 2014 Ruby award to support “A Day by Yourself,” a collection of 12 short stories that embrace action, tone and other theatrical elements as expressed through language. The structure of the work will be cumulative rather than relying on a linear narrative, and will present a series of literary snapshots, constructing a whole that is more than the sum of its parts. http://www.baltimoreculture.org/programs/grants-awards/rubys-artist-project-grants/rubys-fall-2014-literary-and-visual-arts-grantees#.WCtozXc-Ihs
* Temple Crocker (2006) received a 2016 Ruby award for "Come Shining", a performance and installation where the stories of older adults living with dementia and memory loss are embodied and shared. http://www.baltimoreculture.org/programs/grants-and-awards/rubys/rubys-2016-media-and-performing-arts-grantees#.WAFRZdzY-7A