The stunning five-ton sculpture Shorter Than the Day created by Columbia University School of the Arts Professor Sarah Sze was unveiled in June at the newly renovated Terminal B of LaGuardia Airport. Read more on the Columbia University School of the Arts site here.
Michelle Rejwan '08GS producer of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was recently hired by Lucasfilm as their new senior vice president of live action development and production. In her new role will oversee all theatrical and direct-to-consumer live-action content for Lucasfilm and Disney Plus and is responsible for identifying and delivering future projects for Lucasfilm.
The 2019 Tony Awards were presented on Sunday, June 9, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Columbia alumni and faculty were among the notable nominees including director Rachel Chavkin '08SOA, who led with 14 total nominations for Hadestown and took home eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical.