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Almanac, the new musical by Tufts students Harrison Clark and Ben Mizrach, which will be the first show of the TDPS season. Auditions will take place September 9 and 10, 2021 with callbacks scheduled for the following weekend.

For the Fall 2021 semester, the Tufts Dance Program is delighted to be hosting two choreographic commissions by guest artists, Geneviève Du Paul and Ian Berg, and one reconstruction by faculty member, Renata Celichowska to be performed as part of our Fall 2021 Dance Concert in late November.  Casting for these pieces will take place in the second or third week of the fall semester. 

Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor Kareem Khubchandani received the Association for Theatre in Higher Education's Outstanding Book Award for Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife (University of Michigan Press).

Sheriden Thomas was cast as Grandma Violet in Tiffany Paulson’s film About Fate, with Emma Roberts and Cheryl Hines.

Maurice Emmanuel Parent’s Front Porch Arts Collective received a $175,000 grant from the Boston Foundation and begins a three-year residency with the Huntington Theatre Company.

As of September 1, 2021, the following faculty are in new positions in the department: Noe Montez, Department Chair; Linda Ross Girard, Associate Department Chair; Kareem Khubchandani, Director of Graduate Studies; Jessica "JP" Pizzuti, Director of Undergraduate Studies.

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