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Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Journal

November 09, 2020

Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Journal

Three CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre alums have had their work published in the Fall 2020 issue of the Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Journal. Julian Pimiento ('19) published "Joker's Log 2020: An Odyssey," and Grace Cannon ('19) and Nicole Kontolefa ('19) published "Don't Poke the Bear - A Project Report.” Cannon and Kontolefa’s article was derived from an MAAT independent study that took place in collaboration with Ashleigh Bragg ('19) and Elise Goldin ('20).

From Romania to New York: a CUNY SPS Success Story

October 28, 2020


Loredana Cahill, a current CUNY SPS student, was born and raised in Maramures, a region in the northwest of Romania. Now in her sixth and final semester as a full-time graduate student at CUNY SPS, Loredana will obtain her MA in Psychology degree with a specialization in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Gothamist spoke with Loredana to find out more about her journey to CUNY SPS and what’s next in store for her.

How I Get It Done: Phara Souffrant Forrest

October 13, 2020

New York Magazine

Phara Souffrant Forrest, a CUNY SPS nursing student and Democratic candidate for New York State Assembly, describes how she manages her career in this profile in New York Magazine's The Cut.

What Is This Thing, Drama? Plays for Dialogue in a Rwandan College Setting

September 24, 2020

Critical Stages/Scènes Critiques

Amy S. Green, an associate professor in the CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre program, has published an essay focusing on the workshops and performative events led by a group of applied theatre graduate students and faculty while they were attending a series of summer residencies in Rwanda.

WP Theater Lab 2020-2022

September 22, 2020

Women's Project Theater

Women's Project Theater has selected B.J. Evans, who graduated from the CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre program in 2018, to be a producer in its 2020-2022 WP Theater Lab.