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The New School's College of Performing Arts and New Victory Theater Partner to Cultivate New Work for Young Audiences

The College of Performing Arts at The New School partners with New Victory Theater to support artists and cultivate new work for young audiences.

The New School Names Jermaine Hill Dean of Drama

The New School announced today that Jermaine Hill has been appointed Dean of the School of Drama at the College of Performing Arts. Currently, Jermaine serves as Interim Dean of Theater at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

The College Of Performing Arts At The New School Welcomes Sandbox Percussion As Ensemble-in-Residence

The College of Performing Arts - Mannes, Jazz, Drama is welcoming their newest Ensemble-in-Residence, Sandbox Percussion, joining the ranks of such prestigious and acclaimed ensembles such as The JACK Quartet, The Westerlies, and The Vanguard Orchestra.

Ping Chong and Company Present UNDESIRABLE ELEMENTS 30th Anniversary Symposium at The New School

The renowned Ping Chong and Company (PCC) joins The New School's Eugene Lang College and College of Performing Arts for a two-day symposium on February 3 and 4, 2023, celebrating the 30-year history of the company's groundbreaking interview-based, community-engaged theater series Undesirable Elements.

The New School Launches New Masters in Music Degree For Performers/Composers

The New School's College of Performing Arts (Mannes, Jazz, Drama) today announced a new master's degree for creative musicians, the MM: Performer-Composer. Designed as an alternative to traditional music degrees that are highly specific to genre or category, this new program supports multi-disciplinary artists in all styles and genres of music-making.

Mannes School Of Music Presents Aaron Copland Concert At Alice Tully Hall

The New School's College of Performing Arts (COPA) today announced Aaron Copland: An American Portrait, a one-of-a-kind concert and performance at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall honoring Aaron Copland's legacy as a visionary composer and citizen-artist. CoPA's Mannes Orchestra, in partnership with the university's School of Drama, will perform Copland's A Lincoln Portrait and Symphony No. 3 as well as Art in an Uneasy World, a newly devised dramatic work based on Copland's testimony during the 1953 anticommunist hearings on a?oeun-American activities.a?? The concert will take place on Saturday, October 26th at 7:30 pm. 

The New School's College of Performing Arts Announces the Fall 2019 Season

The New School's College of Performing Arts (CoPA) announces its fall 2019 season highlights, featuring a series of exciting world premieres and newly commissioned works.

The New School And The Kindertransport Association Commemorate The Kindertransport Movement

The New School is proud to announce a series of free public events in recognition of the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport movement, an organized rescue effort of Jewish children that took place in the months leading up to the outbreak of World War Two. This special multi-day program of performances, screenings, and panel discussions is a collaboration between The New School's College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the university's Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, and The Kindertransport Association (KTA), a national not-for-profit organization that unites Kindertransport survivors and their descendants.

The New School Launches The Philip Glass Institute

The Philip Glass Institute (PGI) will launch with a performance by the Philip Glass Ensemble and a panel discussion with Philip Glass, Lisa Bielawa, the inaugural Composer-in-Residence and Chief Curator of the PGI, and Richard Kessler, Executive Dean of the College of Performing Arts, on January 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm, at The New School's Tishman Auditorium.

The New School Launches The Philip Glass Institute

The New School's College of Performing Arts (CoPA) today announced a landmark partnership with the Philip Glass Ensemble (PGE) and long-time PGE member, Lisa Bielawa, around the work of Philip Glass, one of the world's preeminent composers, musicians, and authors, to form a new learning and creative center. Building on Glass's enduring contributions to modern culture, the Philip Glass Institute (PGI) will offer students, faculty, and the public the opportunity to immerse themselves in the work of Philip Glass, other important artists within his circle, and the work of the iconic Philip Glass Ensemble. Renowned composer and long-time vocalist for the PGE Lisa Bielawa will become the inaugural Composer-in-Residence and Chief Curator of the Philip Glass Institute.

Lisa Bielawa to be Inaugural Composer-in-Residence of The Philip Glass Institute at The New School

The New School's College of Performing Arts (CoPA) today announced a landmark partnership with the Philip Glass Ensemble (PGE) and long-time PGE member, Lisa Bielawa, around the work of Philip Glass, one of the world's preeminent composers, musicians, and authors, to form a new learning and creative center. Building on Glass's enduring contributions to modern culture, the Philip Glass Institute (PGI) will offer students, faculty, and the public the opportunity to immerse themselves in the work of Philip Glass, other important artists within his circle, and the work of the iconic Philip Glass Ensemble. Renowned composer and long-time vocalist for the PGE Lisa Bielawa will become the inaugural Composer-in-Residence and Chief Curator of the Philip Glass Institute. 

Take the Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge...

The Board of Control of Mahón-Menorca Cheese is looking for spectacular bloggers to compete in their inaugural 'Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge.' The challenge date has been set, the pans will be banging and the creative juices will be flowing to see who becomes the Grand Prize Winner of the 'Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge.'

Mannes School Of Music Announces New Artistic Director Of The Mannes Opera

Richard Kessler, Dean of Mannes School of Music and Executive Dean of the College of Performing Arts at The New School, announced today the appointment of Emma Griffin as the Managing Artistic Director of the Mannes Opera. Griffin, whose hiring is the result of an international search, succeeds Joseph Colaneri, who stepped down as Artistic Director of The Mannes Opera after a highly successful 20 year tenure.

Mannes School Of Music Announces a New Production of THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

Mannes School of Music at The New School announces a four-performance run of Philip Glass's chamber opera, The Fall of the House of Usher. This new production by Troy Hourie (scenographer for the acclaimed 2017 Mannes production of Robert Ashley's Dust), is to be presented Thursday, February 1, 8pm; Friday, February 2, 8pm; Saturday, February 3, 3pm and 8pm in Stiefel Hall at Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street.

The New School Announces Launch of Music Festival in Partnership with John Zorn

Richard Kessler and John Zorn announced today the inauguration of a new music festival to be held at The New School's Tishman Auditorium. StoneFest will present and celebrate experimental, improvisatory, and avant-garde artists from across the stylistic spectrum. Continuing the great tradition of The Stone, the festival will focus on creating a platform for groundbreaking artists who are challenging traditional notions of genre, style, and the role of the artist in advancing culture today. The festival will be coming to The New School's Tishman Auditorium (63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY) on December 17, 18, and 19.

Impress Your Guests This Holiday Season with One of Spain's Most Prized Cheeses…Mahón-Menorca Cheese

It's never too early to start thinking about the holidays and what delicious foods you plan to serve to friends and family. Now, if you really want to impress your friends and family, treat them with the world renowned Mahón-Menorca Cheese from Spain. Mahón-Menorca Cheese is crafted to the highest standards using a unique process handed down by centuries of meticulous care, time and knowledge.

John Zorn's Iconic Venue The Stone Moves to The New School

John Zorn and Executive Dean Richard Kessler announced today that The Stone, the landmark non-profit performance space founded in 2005 by John Zorn and dedicated to the experimental and avant-garde, will move to The Glass Box Theater at Arnhold Hall on 55 West 13th Street, in the heart of New York's Greenwich Village.

Mannes School of Music to Present Robert Ashley Opera DUST

Mannes School of Music at The New School, now celebrating its centennial year, announces a four-performance run of Robert Ashley's groundbreaking opera, DUST, with a new production by William Gustafson and Troy Hourie.

Mannes School of Music to Present Robert Ashley Opera DUST

Mannes School of Music at The New School, now celebrating its centennial year, announces a four-performance run of Robert Ashley's groundbreaking opera, DUST, with a new production by William Gustafson and Troy Hourie.

Arts Integrity Initiative Publishes Warren Leight's UNION SQUARE INCIDENT Online

Union Square Incident, a short play by Warren Leight that premiered on November 14 as part of 'The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway,' was published online today at the website of the Arts Integrity Initiative, a program of The New School of Drama at The New School College of Performing Arts.

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