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In the wake of recent mass shootings, many may feel helpless about creating change. But Arizona State University graduate student Marissa Barnathan believes that doesn’t have to be the case....
Chris Ignacio, a first-year MFA student in theater with a concentration in interdisciplinary digital media performance at Arizona State University, spent the spring 2022 semester in New York working...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Anna Galura is an experienced and accomplished performer and an educator who is not only concerned...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Laura Brackney, Doctor of Musical Arts in music composition, views composing as a form of sonic...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Chandler, Arizona, native Cory Drozdowski is a Barrett, the Honors College student at Arizona State...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Jonice Bernard fell in love with music theater when they were asked to be part of the chorus in their...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . When Lauren Jimenez didn’t make her high school dance team, she was devastated. But she didn’t give...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Graduating senior April Maytorena worked on the recent Arizona State University theater production of...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . During her time at Arizona State University, MFA theatre graduating student Kristina Friedgen was...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . As a music educator, graduate Shawn Schive said he wants to support students the same way his...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Kathy Luo started her dance journey at the age of 4. “It made me feel like my life was colorful,” Luo...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Isabel Verdugo, who graduates this May from the School of Music, Dance and Theatre with a Bachelor of...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . When Olivia Hernandez discovered the MFA in theatre with a concentration in interdisciplinary digital...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Audi Miller, who is graduating this May with a degree in dance from the School of Music, Dance and...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Julia Chacón is graduating from Arizona State University in May with an MFA in dance and an MA in...
Four Arizona State University dance students — Kyla Kabat, Isabella Lepp, Karla Marquez and Fernanda Viera — have been chosen to represent ASU at the 2022 American College Dance Association (ACDA)...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2021 graduates . International student Ramon “Chino” Alfonso Soberano, who graduates this fall with a Doctor of Musical...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2021 graduates . Angie Stephanie Valencia, who graduates this December with a Bachelor of Music in music learning and...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2021 graduates . Ri Lindegren is graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in a unique area — dance and...
Undergraduate senior Anna Sera, a Bachelor of Music in music theatre performance student at Arizona State University, was recently awarded the 2021 Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award. The monetary...
Ka Hou “Tommy” Chan, DMA in piano performance and pedagogy at Arizona State University, was awarded first prize at three international online piano competitions. Chan received the top prizes at the...
When Mary Cook moved across the country from Nashua, New Hampshire, to attend Arizona State University, she planned to major in music. After an in-person visit to meet Professor Martin Schuring, she...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . For Ausette Anderies, theater is more than entertainment – it’s a way to communicate. “At the end of...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . When Shannon Smith needed to choose a major, she couldn't pick just one. “ I chose ASU because I...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Alicia Castillo is a composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter. Her compositions range from concert...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Vashawn Arora’s intellectual curiosity and musical drive have challenged him to explore snippets of...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Jalen Jorel Montgomery believes that one should not just talk about the work of equity but lead the...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Music has been a crucial part of Joel Adalid Martinez Lorenzana’s life for as long as he can remember...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Eliana O’Brien thrives in environments that require personal engagement and creative flexibility. In...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Benjamin Cortez has been playing music for most of his life. He grew up in a musical family and took...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Dave Osmundsen graduates this spring with an MFA in dramatic writing, and he is already making a name...
Two undergraduates and one graduate student in the ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre received first place awards in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Southwest Division competition...
Double bass player Nathaniel De la Cruz recently won first place in the 2020 Talent Show of the Charleston International Music Competition and the grand prize in the Art Festival Bass Strings...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2020 graduates . Sumana Mandala graduated with her Master of Fine Arts in dance this December, two decades after she...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2020 graduates . Doctoral graduate Soyeon “Sally” Kang always understood that for a performance, practice makes perfect...
Astrid Morales Torres, Doctor of Musical Arts student in piano performance, showcased Mexican music in a livestreamed concert this fall as part of an international collaboration between Arizona State...

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