Pace’s Theater Program Appears in The New York Times’s article, “Answers to Your Questions About College Theater Programs”

Mary Anna Dennard, the author of “I Got In!: The Ultimate College Audition Guide for Acting and Musical Theater,” answered questions about college theater programs and mentioned that Pace’s as among those that offer “direct relationships with industry professionals.” She also explained that during her years as a casting director she “had relationships with and respect for these institutions.”


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In this New York Times Article, Mary Anna Dennard, the author of “I Got In!: The Ultimate College Audition Guide for Acting and Musical Theater,” answered questions about college theater programs and mentioned that Pace’s as among those that offer “direct relationships with industry professionals.” She also explained that during her years as a casting director she “had relationships with and respect for these institutions.”

“Kaitlin Hopkins at Texas State and Amy Rogers at Pace have solid industry contacts with agents and casting directors and composers. They use those connections to help their students upon graduation, and even before with four years of master classes and workshops,” she adds.

Here is the link to the full article: http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/11/answers-to-your-questions-about-college-theater-programs/

To preview the upcoming 2010-2011 season, visit http://www.pace.edu/pace/dyson/academic-departments-and-programs/performing-arts/current-productions/.

Pace Professor’s Fund-raising Efforts Appear in the New York Times

Dr. Chris Malone’s participation in an upcoming New Orleans fund-raiser is mentioned in the New York Times’ list of upcoming events.

On Aug 29th, Associate Professor of political science, Christopher Malone, PhD, orchestrated a New-Orleans fund-raiser in Lower Manhattan to benefit those hit hardest five years ago by Hurricane Katrina. He sold his personal photographs of the devastation and all proceeds will benefit the Louisiana Environmental Action Network.

The event was mentioned in the Arts section of The New York Times on Aug 26th.
Read the listing here.

Publishing Magnate and Trustee David Pecker Speaks to The Wall Street Journal on his Nearly $800,000 Gift to Pace

The donation will be used primarily to fund a visiting professorship in publishing as well as endow a scholarship fund for students in publishing.

The donation will be used primarily to fund a visiting professorship in publishing as well as endow a scholarship fund for students in publishing.

Read the full article below:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703309704575413714131265150.html? mod=WSJ_article_MoreIn_NewYork-Culture#printMode

Pace Counseling Center Director Gives Advice to Parents in Ladies’ Home Journal

Richard Shadick, Ph.D., director of Pace’s Counseling Center, advises “… when teasing crosses the line and another child purposely, repeatedly tries to hurt your child, it’s time to step in.”

Ladies’ Home Journal:  The Bullyproof Kid.  In the June issue of Ladies’ Home Journal – circulation 3.86 million readers – Richard Shadick, Ph.D., director of Pace’s Counseling Center, advises “… when teasing crosses the line and another child purposely, repeatedly tries to hurt your child, it’s time to step in.”

Actors Studio Alum Credits Naperville Teachers

As a graduate student at the Pace University Actors Studio Drama School, Vin Kridakorn is thankful for his oportunities.

 Actors Studio alum credits Naperville teachers. As a third-year graduate student at the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University in New York, Vin (Evin) Kridakorn has sat in the audience and listened to famous actors discuss their craft during “Inside the Actors Studio” seminars, which are broadcast on Bravo. Now the Naperville native is ready to take the stage.

This month, Kridakorn, 26, is starring in a production of Stephen Belber’s “Tape” and a new one-act play called “Monkey Play” as part of Pace’s 2010 Repertory Season. A film he played lead in also has been selected for the Seattle International Film Festival.