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Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!

The NYU Tisch School of the Arts annual gala honoring Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman, with a special tribute to Mel Silverman, was held last night, May 4, at the Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The evening was hosted by Anna Deavere Smith and featured special presenters Tyne Daly, and Winnie Holzman. The gala performance, directed by Bill Castellino, celebrated the incredible accomplishments of Tisch students, both past and present. Proceeds from the gala will support the education of talented young artists from around the world. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below!

The annual Tisch School of the Arts Gala showcases the depth and breadth of the arts school's program offerings, which include acting, dance, cinema studies, design for stage and film, dramatic writing, film and television, game design, interactive telecommunications, moving image archiving and preservation, musical theatre writing, performance studies, photography, public policy and recorded music.

In addition to Hall, Lutvak and Freedman, thousands of Tisch alumni have gone on to enjoy fulfilling careers in the arts. Tisch graduates include renowned artists such as Pulitzer Prize winners Tony Kushner, Doug Wright and Chang Lee; Academy Award winners Marcia Gay Harden, Keiko Ibi and Ang Lee; Tony Award winners Nina Arianda, Steve Kazee, George C. Wolfe, Idina Menzel, Stephen Spinella, Jeff Whitty and Frank Wood; Emmy Award winners Alec Baldwin, Billy Crystal, Kristen Johnston, John Leguizamo, Camryn Manheim and Debra Messing; and acclaimed filmmakers Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee and Amy Heckerling.

For almost 50 years, the NYU Tisch School of the Arts has drawn on the vast artistic and cultural resources of New York City and New York University to create an extraordinary training ground for the individual artist and scholar of the arts. Today, students learn their craft in a spirited, risk-taking environment that combines the professional training of a conservatory with the liberal arts education of a premier global university with campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, Shanghai and 11 academic centers around the world. Learn more at www.tisch.nyu.edu.

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

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Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Steven Lutvak, Tyne Daly

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Tyne Daly

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Steven Lutvak

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Robert L. Freedman

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Robert L. Freedman, Allyson Green, Steven Lutvak

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Carmen Marc Valvo

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Steven Lutvak, Michael McGowan

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Paul Dooley, Winnie Holzman, Robert L. Freedman

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Josh Pearson, Allyson Green, Darko Tresnjak

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Darko Tresnjak

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Jefferson Mays, Susan Lyons, Robert L. Freedman

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Jefferson Mays, Susan Lyons

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Jefferson Mays

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Morgan MacGregor, Michael C. Hall

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Eve Mavrakis, Ewan McGregor

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Ewan McGregor

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Michael C. Hall, Allyson Green

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Michael C. Hall

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Lauren Graham, Peter Krause

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Lauren Graham

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Peter Krause

Photo Coverage: NYU Tisch Gala Honors Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman!
Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall


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