The 2014 winners of the Heermans-McCalmon Dramatic Writing competition are announced!
Transforming Destruction into Creativity
Storm: A Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Project, commemorated the survivors of the super typhoon that made landfall Nov '13 and proved to be the most destructive storm to hit the Philippines in modern history.
AUDITIONS ~ Jan 27
Be a part of something great: Audition for an upcoming show!
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 @ 7PM
Crew Meeting ~ Jan 22
Join Stage Crew at the
Department of Performing and Media Arts!
Have fun! Learn new skills! Meet friends! Get credit!
SPACETRAIN ~ Dec 11
An annual concert showcasing the work of automated lighting design, sound design, and video design students. Featuring local indie rock band, Spacetrain.
Acting in Prison
For the inmates of Auburn Maximum Security Prison, acting is
not a recreational activity.
15(1) EVENTS ~ Dec 9
Presented by the students of Prof. Bruce Levitt's Solo Performance class. Not suitable for children under the age of 17.
Centrally Isolated Film Festival Nov 21 & 22!
The Centrally Isolated Film Festival will take place November 21 and 22 at Cornell University, featuring films from college students across the state of New York.
Brinkema's "Violence and the Diagram (or, The Human Centipede)"
Eugenie Brinkema, from MIT, contemplates the figure of enchainment in one of the more graphic films of contemporary horror and exploitation cinema, Tom Six's The Human Centipede (2009).
Alejandro L. Madrid Wins Award
Alejandro L. Madrid, Associate Professor in the Department of Music and a
member of the theatre arts graduate faculty in the Department of
Performing and Media Arts, was awarded the Robert M. Stevenson Award.
Hollywood Talk w/ Alums Rosenthal & Clendenin
Two prominent alums working in Hollywood -- Lee Rosenthal and Bob Clendenin -- gave a talk on Thursday, November 13.
The Women of Lockerbie
The Women of Lockerbie, a poetic drama, begins seven years after
the crash of Pan Am 103, an act of terrorism that led to the loss of
nearly 300 lives.
TWO FOR THE SHOW: A Mini-Symposium on Broadway Revivals
"Two for the Show" is a mini symposium on broadway following the Messenger Lecture by David Román.
Messenger Lecture Series with David Román
David Román is Professor of English with a joint appointment in the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity. Cornell University is pleased to welcome him as the Messenger Lecture for Fall, 2014.
The Mineola Twins comes to Cornell
The Department of Performing and Media Arts at Cornell University is pleased to present The Mineola Twins, a play by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel (MA ’76).Ms. Vogel will also visit Cornell on October 24.
Pulitzer Prize Winner Paula Vogel to Visit PMA
The Department of Performing and Media Arts is pleased to present Cornell alumna, playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel (M.A. '76), who will be part of a staged conversation with David Savran (Ph.D. '78), theatre scholar and Cornell alumnus.
The Centrally Isolated Film Festival Seeks Submissions
The Department of Performing and Media Arts is proud to announce its second Centrally Isolated Film Festival and is seeking submissions from college students in central New York. We welcome any narrative, documentary or experimental films produced during a student’s undergraduate or graduate career at a central New York college or university.
Matias Pineiro, an Argentinian Director, to visit PMA and Cornell Cinema
Matias Pineiro, an Argentinian Director, will give a talk entitled “Channeling Shakespeare in a Bohemian Buenos Aires” on Wednesday October 15 at 4:30pm in the Film Forum, at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts 430 College Ave. Later that evening the public is invited to a screening of his film VIOLA at 7:15pm at Cornell Cinema in Willard Straight Hall.
PMA Alumna receives Faculty Award
The School of Fine Arts at the University of Connecticut recently honored PMA alumna Lindsay Cummings (Ph.D. ’11).
Asst. Prof premieres film at Locarno Int'l Film Festival
PMA Professor J.P. Sniadecki received an exciting new research grant and traveled to Switzerland to premiere his new film, The Iron Ministry.
Ten-Minute Playfest Opens Wednesday
The Ten-Minute Playfest brings nearly forty graduate and undergraduate students together to create a dynamic evening of ten-minute plays written, directed, produced, and performed by students.
Still Life: A New Play Reading
The Department of Performing and Media Arts is pleased to present a new work by junior Anna Alison Brenner entitled Still Life: A New Play. The work is presented as a staged reading.
Scott Brown "The Promiscuous Critic"
Brown recently received the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. Formerly
the lead drama critic for New York Magazine, Scott is also an
award-winning playwright and screenwriter. He visited PMA on September 22.
Late Night Series
The Department of Performing and Media Arts is pleased to present the launch of the Late Night Series, a new series of short performance pieces in various stages of development.
Chats in the Stacks Book Talk by Amy Villarejo
Join us for a Chats in the Stacks book talk with our very own, Amy Villarejo, professor and chair in the Department of Performing and Media Arts at Cornell.
Tere O'Connor Dance
The Department of Performing and Media Arts is pleased to present the Tere O’Connor Dance Company with a presentation of “Cover Boy.”
PMA Celebrates Cornell's Sesquicentennial with #150events
PMA is in the midst of an exciting season of theatre, film and dance for the 2014-15 academic year under the banner #150events, which is our contribution to the yearlong celebration of Cornell University’s sesquicentennial.
PMA Town Hall Event
Please join the Department of Performing and Media Arts in our Flexible Theatre on Friday, August 29 for a Town Hall meeting on our department.