Steinhardt Music Business Graduate Students Win Competition to Design a Social Impact Campaign for Common and Pandora

Jason Joven, Josh Viner, Ada Bensadon Halioua, and Whitney Dublin, second year master’s candidates in Steinhardt’s music business program, won the Pandora Challenge:  Music and Social Impact Program, held at NYU on October 18, 2017. The goal the competition was to design a national social impact campaign for Oscar and Grammy-award winning hip-hop artist, actor, poet, […]

NYU Steinhardt Presents Three-Day Festival Celebrating Philip Glass – Nov. 17-19

The NYU Orchestras and Contemporary Music Ensemble present a weekend of free concerts to honor contemporary composer Philip Glass, who celebrated his 80th birthday this year. The concerts will take place at NYU Skirball from November 17-19, 2017. Glass – who the Chicago Tribune calls “perhaps the best-known, most successful, most widely imitated composer of […]

80WSE Explores Nicaragua’s Artistic Utopia: Solentiname

In 1965, a spiritual, political, and artistic movement emerged on an archipelago in the south of Nicaragua: Solentiname. This community was established by leading poet and priest committed to social change, Ernesto Cardenal, and is the focus of a new exhibition opening December 1 at NYU Steinhardt’s 80WSE Gallery. ‘The Dream of Solentiname’ will look […]

On World Mental Health Day, Nisha Sajnani and Her Students Advocate for Drama Therapy at the United Nations

“Theatre helps us to see the world through another’s eyes,” says, Nisha Sajnani, director of Steinhardt’s program in drama therapy. “Trans-disciplinary and action-oriented practices like drama therapy offer us ways of promoting empathy by challenging stigma and teaching us to navigate conflict and imagine change.” Sajnani brought this message to the United Nations NGO Committee on […]

‘Hear Them Roar:’ Questions for Nan Smithner on Women’s Rights and Environmental Theatre

Hear Them Roar:  The Fight for Women’s Rights is an environmental theatre production directed by Nan Smithner, clinical associate professor of educational theatre.  The play begins in Steinhardt’s Black Box Theatre, then takes the audience into the streets of Washington Square to experience the women’s rightsmovement firsthand.  We spoke to Smither about the evolution of […]

Ed Theatre Play in Washington Square Park, Storytelling Event Commemorate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York

NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Educational Theatre will stage two events this month to celebrate the women of New York State winning the right to vote a century ago, exploring the historical context through the individuals who fought for the cause. A newly created play entitled Hear Them Roar: The Fight for Women’s Rights investigates the […]

NYU Steinhardt’s Edtech Accelerator Powered by StartEd Partners with Rethink Education to Invest in Early Stage Startups

NYU Steinhardt Edtech Accelerator powered by StartEd is teaming up with Rethink Education, an education-focused venture firm based in White Plains, NY, to fund startups that were accepted into the 2017 program, announced today. The three-month, mentor-led immersive held on NYU’s campus is dedicated to attracting and developing an army of edtech entrepreneurs to solve the world’s […]

NYU Steinhardt To Stage Brigadoon, September 21-25

NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance will present Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon from September 21–25, 2017. The show features book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Renowned dancer and choreographer Agnes de Mille created the original dances. NYU Steinhardt’s MK Lawson directs and choreographs. Brigadoon tells the story of two […]