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Michigan Woman Helping Wisconsin Families With Free Masks

August 10, 2020

Spectrum News

Spectrum News in Wisconsin's Racine County reports that Alexandra Laxmi Iyer, who received a BA in Communication and Media from CUNY SPS in 2017, is helping local families in need by providing them with free homemade masks.

Virtual Theater Pick of the Week

August 05, 2020

WWNY 7News

WWNY 7News reports that CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre alumna Erin Woodward is one of several performers selected to do a stage reading of an original short theatrical play during the Orange County Ten Minute Play Festival.

UCI Dance Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

July 29, 2020

UCI Claire Trevor

UCI Dance is welcoming two new faculty members, one of whom is Ariyan Johnson, who graduated from the MA in Applied Theatre program at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS).

Social Distancing and the 6-Foot Political Divide

July 28, 2020


Grace Cannon, alumna from the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) MA in Applied Theatre program, writes about the troubling divide amongst U.S. citizens both in the political realm and in the public realm due to social distancing regulations. Her opinion piece was published in WyoFile, an independent, non public-interest news service.

Chalmers Moving Forward

July 21, 2020 profiles Sarah K. Chalmers, artistic director of local theatre group Civic Ensemble, who describes what she learned while attending the Master of Arts in Applied Theatre (MAAT) program at CUNY SPS.