For high school students exposed to trauma, finding community is an important part of working through pain. At “The Future of Healing: Engaging Students’ Expressions,” teenagers exposed to gun violence and acts of terrorism, spent a day taking part in art, music, and drama therapy workshops.
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At NYU Steinhardt, programs in art, music, and drama therapy teach students how to integrate psychotherapy and the arts into their practices and engage the creative power of art for clinical assessment and treatment. Here are the voices of three therapists in our community. How Does Drama Therapy Heal? Nisha Sajnani, Director of Steinhardt’s Drama […]
Will Roland (BMUS ’11) is a Brooklyn-based actor who has appeared on Billions, Red Oaks, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the film, One Penny. On Broadway, Will originated the role of Jared Kleinman in Dear Evan Hansen, for which he won a Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for favorite funny performance and a Grammy Award for Best […]
Mickela Mallozzi is the four-time Emmy® Award-winning Host and executive producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a travel series highlighting the diversity of dance which airs on PBS stations nationwide and on Amazon Prime globally. A professional dancer and trained musician, Mickela decided to start a journey around the world, taking her camera with her […]
The Sounds of New York City (SONYC)—a first-of-its-kind research project addressing urban noise pollution—has launched a citizen science initiative to help artificial intelligence (AI) technology understand exactly which sounds are contributing to unhealthy levels of noise in New York City. Citizen scientists are members of the public who collaborate with researchers by collecting and analyzing […]
Five members of the NYU Steinhardt community were among the honorees when the Recording Academy announced its winners at the 61st Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Grammy Awards are selected annually to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency, and overall excellence in the recording industry. Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering Engineer, Colors […]
NYU Steinhardt congratulations our alumni who received 2019 Grammy awards and nominations. We will be rooting for them during the 61st Annual Grammy Award telecast on February 10th, 2019. Kudos go to: Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering Engineer, Colors Best Alternative Music Album Alex Epton (STEINHARDT ’02), Recording Engineer, American Utopia Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering […]
Rubén Blades, three-time Emmy-nominated actor, activist, lawyer, and politician from Panama, is the School’s first scholar-in-residence. During his yearlong scholar-in-residence appointment, 17-time Grammy Award-winning musician Rubén Blades, has been meeting with the NYU community and exploring collaborations for fostering diversity and advancing social change through music. A cultural icon who is credited with one of the […]
Vera Trifunovich (MA ’96) is the founder and executive director of Bare Breasted Against Breast Cancer, a website that helps breast cancer survivors heal each other by sharing their stories and creativity. Vera has worked as a drama therapist at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, and is currently a wellness coach and breast cancer recovery […]