The School of Drama is pleased to have Benny Sato Ambush as guest artist in residence for fall term 2003. He is teaching acting and directing "Top Girls" by Caryl Churchill.) Read an interview with guest director Benny Sato Ambush here.
Three distinguished guest artists gathered in Agnes de Mille Theatre for an all-drama school meeting on Oct. 28, 2002. They included, from left: Michele Shay, Tony Award-nominated actress and guest director of the fall 2002 NCSA production "Blues for an Alabama Sky"; NCSA drama alumnus Ron Dortch, recently seen in "Jitney" in New York and THE DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD; and Irma P. Hall, best-known for her roles in SOUL FOOD (Mother Joe) and MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL (Minerva, the Voodoo Priestess). Dortch and Hall were in town to appear in Triad Stage's production of "A Lesson Before Dying," Oct. 25-Nov. 17, 2002.
Each year, the School of Drama engages guest artists, directors and teachers to give master classes, workshops and demonstrations to enhance the training program. Visitors have included:
Benny Sato Ambush
Robert L. Hobbs
Ashley Gates Jansen
David Ogden Stiers
*School of the Arts alumni