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Troy Kotsur and Deborah LaVine
Oscar-winner Troy Kotsur shares career highlights and future aspirations at UNCSA

On May 17, students at UNCSA attended a Q&A session with Oscar-winning actor Troy Kotsur, hosted by Dean of Filmmaking Deborah LaVine and made possible by the Kenan Institute for the Arts. Troy shared key moments from his career, his experience working as an actor who is deaf, and his hopes for the future.

The 2024 Tony Awards: UNCSA alumni and their award-winning contributions

The Tony Awards recognize excellence in live Broadway theater. With connections to "Stereophonic," which was the big winner of the night, "Merrily We Roll Along," "Suffs," "Hell's Kitchen," "The Outsiders" and more, UNCSA made a strong appearance in the night's award-winning productions.

Dance alumnus wins Tony Award as a producer of ‘Merrily We Roll Along’
Dance alumnus wins Tony Award as a producer of 'Merrily We Roll Along'

School of Dance alumnus Jordan Medley (B.F.A. '18) won his first Tony Award as a producer, under his production company Medley Houlihan, for best revival of a musical for "Merrily We Roll Along." The production won in several categories including best actor, best featured actor and best orchestrations.

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