New Musical — “A Soviet Singin’ in the Rain” — Comes to Provincetown Playhouse March 23-26

NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance will present the musical Life of the Party from March 23–26, 2017. The show features book, lyrics, and music by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O’Keefe, the music and lyrics team behind the award-winning Broadway musical Legally Blonde. Jessica Bashline directs. Set in the Soviet Union in 1953 and based […]

Study Finds Too Much TV Related to Drops in School Readiness, Especially Among Low-Income Children

Watching television for more than a couple of hours a day is linked to lower school readiness skills in kindergartners, particularly among children from low-income families, finds a study by researchers at NYU Steinhardt and Université Sainte-Anne. The findings, published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, reinforce the need for limits on screen […]

Merging Health and Technology: Q&A with Claire Kearney-Volpe

Claire Kearney-Volpe has the honor of being the first doctoral student in NYU Steinhardt’s new rehabilitation sciences program, an interdisciplinary degree encompassing Steinhardt’s health and therapeutic professions. But she’s no stranger to NYU – Kearney-Volpe earned her master’s from NYU Tisch’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) in 2015, where she focused on health promotion and participatory […]

Drama Therapy Performance Tackles Terror, Nov. 10-13

Amidst the nation’s fixation with the threat of socio-political terrorism, the NYU Steinhardt Program in Drama Therapy will present Behind the Door: Terror as Performance, an arts-based drama therapy research project examining both public and private terrorism and how the two compare. The shows, running November 10-13, 2016 at the Provincetown Playhouse, will be comprised […]

Bayo Fagbamila, a Master’s Student, Wins MLK Oratorical Contest for a Speech to Black Youth

Bayo Fagbamila, a master’s student in Steinhardt Educational Leadership, Politics and Advocacy Program, is the winner of the 2016 MLK Oratorical Contest.  The annual event, sponsored by Steinhardt’s Graduate Student Organization, honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King’s Jr. through students’ original speeches. In his speech “There Comes a Time to Be the […]