From the Chair
The Department of Journalism, Communication and Theatre is preparing a strategic plan which includes a new curriculum for students interested in Journalism, Film, Television and Media Studies majors. This initiative is in tandem with Lehman College's ongoing plan to examine all academic and administrative programs We have already moved in the right direction with a 42-credit B.A. in Dance; a 42-credit B.A. in Theatre and an interdisciplinary B.F.A. in Multimedia Performing Arts. As we progress in this essential task we will keep everyone informed on its development. -- Patricio Lerzundi
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The Bronx Journal
This site,TheBronxJournal.com, is a Lehman student publication that covers the Bronx community. It features news, photo galleries, and videos produced by students about the latest happenings in the borough. Check it out.
Ni’Ja Whitson is an interdisciplinary artist,
independent choreographer, and writer who engages a nexus of postmodern
and African diasporic performance practices. A 2013-2014 Movement
Research Artist in Residence, she is creating a live interdisciplinary
of 1980s black gay films. Choreographic works include assisting and
collaborating with theater and dance artists such as Dianne McIntyre,
Regina Taylor, April Berry, and Darrell Jones; while creating her own
touring solo and group projects. Her current work-in-progress
"Babanla Ayaba" was marked as a 2013 Creative Capital “On Our Radar”
project to watch. Read more
News and Announcements
Professor Patricio Lerzundi Wins Fifth Emmy
Professor Lerzundi, chair of the Department of Journalism, Communication & Theatre, won his fifth Emmy as host of the CUNY-TV Program “Nueva York,” which explores the diversity of Latino culture in New York. The program won in the best magazine program category featuring the best of its Season Eight shows.
Spring Dance Concert
The Dance Program at Lehman College presents an evening of original choreography by dance and dance/theatre majors.
Wednesday, April 30th at 3:30
Thursday, May 1st at 7:00
Friday, May 2nd at 2:00 and 7:00
Saturday, May 3rd at 7:00
The show is free for Lehman Students, $8 with CUNY ID, $10 General Admission. To purchase tickets in advance, click here.
JCT Graduation Celebration
Graduates, their families and friends are welcome to join JCT faculty and staff in a graduation celebration, Thursday, May 29. Immediately after the graduation, the JCT Department will hold a reception in the Speech & Theatre Building, Studio Theatre, Room - B-25. In addition to their diplomas, all JCT graduates will receive certificates from our department and some will receive special recognition awards.
Refreshments will be served and there will be many opportunities for farewells and photos. Please RSVP with the JCT Department by Friday, May 23, 2014 via email at Lissette.Diaz@Lehman.cuny.edu or Amorette.Betancourt@Lehman.cuny.edu, or call 718-960-8161.
Theater & Dance Awards
The Theater & Dance Programs at Lehman College CUNY again have earned three Merit Awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KC/ACTF) Region 1 for the recent productions of ROMEO & JULIET, THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT, and ANON(YMOUS) in the spring and fall of 2013. Read more
In the Heights
The Theatre Program at Lehman College presented the Tony-Award-winning musical In the Heights, music and lyrics by Lin Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegria Hudes. Directed by George C. Heslin, artistic director of Off Broadway’s Origin Theater Company, the production ran March 19 through March 23.
In October, the Theatre Program presented the 2011 Tony-nominated play The Motherf**ker With the Hat, written by Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Lehman Stages Director Dante Albertie. The production ran from October 23 to October 27. Read more
Last modified: Apr 21, 2014