• Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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    Pictured: Anthony Daniels poses with his Star Wars character C-3PO Carnegie Mellon University and its Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) are partnering to host the Themed Entertainment Association’s (TEA) annual SATE (Storytelling + Architecture + Technology = Experience) Conference, Sept. 17-18.  Shirley Saldamarco, president of Interactive Media Productions and an ETC faculty member, is co-chair of...
  • Monday, August 17, 2015
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    Pictured: Actor and Pittsburgh native Al Checco (A'47) surrounded by some graduating seniors in 2014 at the Los Angeles Centennial Celebration for the School of Drama. School of Drama alumnus Al Checco (A’47) died Sunday, July 19, at the age of 93. Checco, born July 21, 1921, was an East Liberty native who attended Peabody High School. He grew up with another local film legend, Gene Kelly, who was 10...
  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015
    More fab things from the School of Art. Alumnus Cy Gavin's solo show, "OVERTURE," is in the Big Apple NOW through Aug. 20, at Sargent's Daughters, 179 East Broadway, NY 10002. The exhibit was featured in Timeout (below). Among the comments: "... the ticket to art stardom is practically punched." So, check it out if you're in the NYC area, or build a visit to the show into a getaway package to...
  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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    Carl Lundstedt (A'14), who received outstanding reviews for his work in the play "Reverberation" shortly after graduating, has been cast in a new film featuring another School of Drama alum, Holly Hunter (A'80). Watch for Carl in the opening scene of "Breakable You." Carl is pictured here! During the weekend of July 18, two alumni currently serving as understudies went on for their roles in...
  • Thursday, June 18, 2015
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    June 8 was a huge day of celebration for Carnegie Mellon University and the Tony Awards as the entities joined forces during the 69th Annual Tony Awards to present the first Excellence in Theatre Education Award to Corey Mitchell of Charlotte, N.C. Subra Suresh, president of Carnegie Mellon, was joined by Peter Cooke, head, School of Drama, and Judith Light, accomplished actress and alumna of the School of Drama, to present...