Four Theatrical Titans Discuss Diversity in the Performing Arts in NYC

 

Katy Clark

Katy Clark

Oskar Eustis

Oskar Eustis

As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York welcomes New York City’s most innovative

Niegel Smith

Niegel Smith

cultural leaders:  Katy Clark, President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater, where Hamilton began; and Niegel Smith, Artistic Director of The Flea Theater. The May 12th panel will explore how these leading organizations are working to improve diversity on both sides of the footlights: among artists, audiences, and the administrators who make the decisions behind the scenes. The panel will be moderated by David Henry Hwang, the Tony Award-winning author of M. Butterfly, Chinglish, and other plays.

 

David Henry Hwang photo by Gregory Costanzo

David Henry Hwang
photo by Gregory Costanzo

This is the latest in a series of evening talks commemorating the 15th anniversary of Macaulay Honors College. The event will take place at Macaulay on May 12, 2016 at 35 West 67th Street, from 6pm-7pm. It is free and open to the public; please RSVP here: http://macaulay.cuny.edu/event/registration/?ee=59

About Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York offers exceptional students a uniquely personalized education with access to the vast resources of the nation’s largest urban university and the largest city, New York City. Selected for their top high school records and leadership potential, Macaulay students receive a full tuition scholarship, a laptop and technology support, and an Opportunities Fund to pursue global learning, research and service opportunities. Macaulay students enroll in one of eight CUNY senior colleges: Baruch, Brooklyn, City, Hunter, John Jay, Lehman, and Queens Colleges and the College of Staten Island. For more information, see macaulay.cuny.edu.

Contact: Sheila Stainback, sheila.stainback@mhc.cuny.edu or 212-729-2924