NYU Class Collaborates with Cooper Hewitt to Increase Accessibility

Art, accessibility, and technology converged this spring in the Cooper Hewitt Co-Lab, an interdisciplinary course through the NYU Ability Project focused on reimagining the collection of the Smithsonian’s design museum for museumgoers with disabilities. Luke DuBois, co-director of the Ability Project and associate professor of Integrated Digital Media at Tandon, learned from Caroline Baumann, director […]

Steinhardt’s Music Department Debuts Contemporary Vocal Workshop

The Contemporary Vocal Workshop, a new summer workshop from the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions that focuses on vocal technique for singing contemporary music, debuted this month. During the two-week program, the 40 participants, whose ages ranged from 17-25, attended intimate workshops with such luminaries as actress and singer Vanessa Williams, Grammy-winning vocalist and […]

Steinhardt Community Members Receive Emmy Nominations for Saturday Night Live and Feud: Bette and Joan

Two members of the Steinhardt community received multiple nominations for Emmy Awards for their work producing and scoring hit television shows. Erin Doyle (BS ’07), who graduated from NYU Steinhardt with a degree in communication studies, is nominated for two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series as a producer for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” as […]

How Steinhardt Entrepreneurs Are Using Technology in the Arts

Innovation is in Steinhardt’s DNA – the School was the birthplace of groundbreaking programs in educational theatre, food studies, and media ecology, to name a few. This legacy of innovation has carried through to the School’s alumni, several of whom are using technology to facilitate artistic expression. Three startups with Steinhardt founders have taken part […]

20 Years of New Plays for New Theatregoers

Where will the next stage production like The Lion King come from, and who will adapt the next great young adult novel into a play? A likely source: New Plays for Young Audiences, a series devoted to the development of new plays for children, youth, and families written by both NYU students and noted playwrights […]

Steinhardt Alumna Wins Tony for Hello, Dolly!

Heni Koenigsberg (’74), a producer for Hello, Dolly!, has won a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. Koenigsberg was also nominated in the category of Best Play as a producer for A Doll’s House, Part 2.  Koenigsberg has won several Tony Awards as a producer; she won last year for A View From the Bridge, in 2015 for Skylight, […]

NYU Steinhardt Hosts Sound Development, Bringing Together New York City’s Music Industry

“There’s so much that happens here that couldn’t happen anywhere else,” said Steinhardt’s Judy Tint, describing New York City’s thriving music scene to a room of policymakers, musicians, and industry professionals on Thursday at Sound Development: NYC. Hosted at NYU Steinhardt and staged as part of the inaugural New York Music Month, the full-day conference […]