ASU theater for youth student earns national fellowship


March 12, 2018

Young Nae Choi, a second year MFA candidate in the theater for youth program at the School of Film, Dance and Theatre in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, has been awarded the Emerging Leader in TYA Fellowship from Theatre for Young Audiences/USA.

She will complete an individual research project by traveling to leading TYA theatres, receive mentorship and leadership development from TYA/USA staff and the board throughout the year, and participate in regular cohort meetings to discuss issues in the TYA field. Picture of Young Nae Choi Young Nae Choi. Download Full Image

Young Nae Choi is a theater-maker, artist-researcher, performer and educator from Seoul, South Korea, and she earned a BA in theater from New York University Abu Dhabi. She is currently working on a project that explores a dream narrative through surrealist aesthetics, combining creative practice and research.

Each year TYA/USA awards fellowships in an effort to foster the professional growth of artists, practitioners and emerging leaders in the field of Theatre of Young Audiences. For more information, visit tyausa.org/tyausa-fellowships

 
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Best images from ASU's Barrett & O'Connor Center in DC launch week

March 12, 2018

Editor's note: ASU Now photographers share their best photos from the opening week at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at Arizona State University, the university's new home in Washington, D.C. Check back daily for new images, and follow event updates at our ongoing blog.

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Top photo: The new Barrett & O'Connor Washington Center on Monday, March 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The center will be a large presence in the nation's capital, with academic programs and intellectual insights about national and global issues. Photo by Charlie Leight/ASU Now