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Editorial: New school overshadowed by lack of transparency

Editorial: New school overshadowed by lack of transparency

February 3, 2022
Ithaca College has announced that the School of Music and the Department of Theatre Arts will merge to create the School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
Ivy Walz served as the interim dean of the School of Music during the 2021–22 academic year. In 2020, Walz stepped into an administrative role as assistant dean after former dean Karl Paulnack stepped down at the end of the 2019–20 academic year. 

Ithaca College announces School of Music, Theatre and Dance

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor January 25, 2022
On July 1, the Ithaca College School of Music and the Department of Theatre Arts will merge to create the School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
In the announcement, the department said some members of the cast had tested positive for COVID-19 and the office of the chair of the Department of Theatre Arts decided the performances could not logistically be done with the limited cast.

UPDATE: Three ‘Rent’ performances canceled due to COVID-19

By Elijah de Castro, Assistant Life and Culture Editor November 17, 2021
The Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts announced Nov. 16 that some performances of “RENT” have been canceled, after some of the cast tested positive for COVID-19.
Kathleen Mulligan, professor in the Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts, has worked on many projects over the years, using her experience and knowledge with theater to show women around the world the power that their own voices hold.

Q&A: IC professor hosts workshop on self-empowerment

By Cecilia Meza, Staff Writer November 17, 2021
Kathleen Mulligan, professor in the Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts, recently hosted a workshop called “Putting Your Best Voice Forward” at Cornell University.
This weekly series aims to put human faces on the faculty members who have been notified of their termination as a result of the Academic Program Prioritization.

The Faces of Austerity March 25

By Harriet Malinowitz, lecturer in the Department of Writing March 24, 2021
This weekly series aims to put human faces on the faculty members who have been notified of their termination as a result of the Academic Program Prioritization.
Matt DiCarlo, Rebecca Taichman, Molly Shea, Kate Carolan 19, TJ Lyons 19, and Noah Silva were part of the creative production team of Sing Street on Broadway until March 12, the day theaters were shut down in New York City.

Theater professors wait in the wings during Broadway shutdown

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer October 23, 2020
Many professors in the Department of Theatre Arts have worked on professional productions, bringing what they learned back to their classes.
In a letter to the college made public July 31, Ithaca College Theatre Arts Black, Indigenous and People of Color (ICTA BIPOC) listed 10 demands with the goal of ending racist and discriminatory acts in the department.

Students and alumni form group to call out racism in theater department

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor September 11, 2020
A group of students and alumni are calling on IC to address racist incidents perpetuated by faculty, students and staff in the theatre department. 
From left, freshman Sierra Martinez, senior Nicole Morris and freshman Liam Roberts read an anecdote about Dillingham professors.

UPDATE: College responds to racially charged theater incident

By Alexis Manore and Ashley Stalnecker December 18, 2019
Ithaca College students and members of President Shirley M. Collado’s senior leadership team have responded to the racially charged incident that occurred in a senior-level theater arts seminar Nov. 2
In a letter to the college made public July 31, Ithaca College Theatre Arts Black, Indigenous and People of Color (ICTA BIPOC) listed 10 demands with the goal of ending racist and discriminatory acts in the department.

Theater class reacts to racially charged incident

By Falyn Stempler, Senior Writer December 11, 2019
An interim lecturer in the Department of Theatre Arts will no longer be teaching her course after students reported a racially charged incident.
Sophomore Lucia Vecchio, who plays the role of Greta in “The Snow Queen,” and Jeffrey Guyton, cast member, watch a shadow puppetry scene during a rehearsal at The Cherry Arts.

Students work with locals to bring new life to a classic tale

By Brontë Cook, Staff Writer December 12, 2017
Adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen classic that inspired Disney’s “Frozen,” local theater company, The Cherry Arts, presents “The Snow Queen.”
Kathleen Mulligan, associate professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, and  Maggie-Kate Coleman ’03 worked together on a production of “The Gift of the Magi.” The two has not met before they were hired to work on the production.

Holiday production unites theater professor and alum

By Kara Bowen, Staff Writer December 12, 2017
“I had never met her before,” Mulligan said. “Some of my colleagues are friends with her, and they said, ‘Oh, you’re going to love her.’"
Ithaca College theatre department performs Blood Wedding

Ithaca College theatre department performs ‘Blood Wedding’

By Meg Tippett, Staff Writer September 30, 2016
Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts will be performing “Blood Wedding,” a story of deception and vengeance, until Oct. 8.
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