Michigan Muse Magazine

Spring 2018 Issue:
  • U-M joins with Glenn Close, Logic, and Brandon Marshal to Destigmatize Mental Illness
  • Performing Well

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  1. Alumna Dominique Morisseau Named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow

    Playwright Dominique Morisseau (BFA ’00, theatre) was one of 25 distinguished individuals selected to receive a 2018 MacArthur Fellowship. Also known as the MacArthur “Genius Grant,”  the $625,000, no-strings-attached award is presented to “extraordinarily talented and creative individuals as an investment in their potential.” In announcing her award, the MacArthur Foundation said Morisseau “uses lyrical dialogue…

  2. Chamber Choir performs world premiere of Prof. Etezady’s “Lifesmithing,” with texts from incarcerated Michigan writers

    The University of Michigan Chamber Choir will perform a concert celebrating the diverse voices of Michigan composers and poets, including the world premiere of Lifesmithing by SMTD composition professor and alumna Roshanne Etezady. The work highlights the poetry of incarcerated Michigan writers who participate in the U-M Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP). The free concert (no…

  3. Alumnus Darren Criss Wins Emmy Award

    Darren Criss (BFA ’09, theatre performance) received a 2018 Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, which aired on FX Networks. He received the award on the nationally broadcast 70th Annual Emmy Awards, which aired on NBC…

  4. Jazz Ensemble performs with Regina Carter at Detroit Jazz Fest

    The University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble, led by Professor Ellen Rowe, performs at the Detroit Jazz Festival on Monday, September 3 at 12:45 pm. Performing a tribute to former SMTD jazz professor Geri Allen, who died last year, the Jazz Ensemble will be joined by celebrated Detroit bassist Marion Hayden, an SMTD lecturer, and world-renowned…

  5. SMTD to offer non-credit group piano lessons for adult beginners

    The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) has announced a new program that will be the only one in the Ann Arbor community to provide group piano instruction for adult beginners. Titled “Time for Me: Beginning Piano for Adults,” the program is open to adults in both the university community and…