When Carolina de Castiglioni penned Syrma, she had no idea it would land her an opportunity to participate in the New York Theatre Festival in June 2020. The contemporary, Greek mythological, tale is Castiglioni’s debut play; though as an actor, she’s no stranger to the theater world. Following a reading of Syrma at the Center for Italian Modern Art on May 20, The Knocktural was able to chat with the NYU alum and hear how Syrma came to be.
On April 3rd 2023, NYU Hosted their Annual Tisch Gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom after 3 years of Covid Epidemic and its spikes and flows. A lovely night filled with the biggest names from NYU Alumnus, staff, teachers and students coming together to honor and celebrate the Mother and Son Honorees: Alum and Guggenheim Fellow Hank Willis Thomas (‘98) and MacArthur Fellow and chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at Tisch Dr. Deborah Willis.
On Monday April 3rd 2023, NYU Hosted their Annual Tisch Gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. From NYU Alumnus, staff, teachers and students gathering to honor the Mother and Son Honorees: Alum and Guggenheim Fellow Hank Willis Thomas (‘98) and MacArthur Fellow and chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at Tisch Dr. Deborah Willis and celebrate the community and achievements of NYU after the last Gala in 2019.
We caught up with singer Samantha Urbani at the Alice + Olivia presentation last week! Check out our exclusive interview.
Since the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic on March 13, 2020, some have been quarantined for months.
At only 19 years old, first time director Phillip Youmans is already making his mark on the film industry. His debut feature film, “Burning Cane,” won the Founders Award at the Tribeca Film Festival this April making Youmans the first Black director to win the award and the youngest director to show a film at the festival.
Found, a piece by Mikal Glass will be open until Halloween at NYC’s Cell theatre.
Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right hosted a series of performances on the 24th that concluded with a packed jam session with recent NYU graduate, Rence. Known for his lead single “Baby Blue.”
Mackenzie Shrieve knows how to make an entrance. The recent NYU grad has been touring non-stop this summer since graduation, with venues across New York City–including the iconic Arlene’s Grocery–taking notice.