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Students reflect on Pittsburgh Playhouse returning to in-person performances

Students reflect on Pittsburgh Playhouse returning to in-person performances

Written By Alexis Wary, For The Globe October 20, 2021
For the first time in over a year, the Pittsburgh Playhouse is holding in-person shows once again. Students who work with the Playhouse are having more in-person classes than last year and get to learn face to face with fellow students and faculty.
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Pioneer Public: Colleen Hooper

Written By Maegan Fewell, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

The Point Park community may know Dr. Colleen Hooper well from her work at the Dance Department under the Conservatory of Performing Arts. As a dance educator, choreographer and artist, she was first...

Karen Olivo speaks at the Pittsburgh Playhouse.

Ex-Broadway star, social activist Karen Olivo comes to Point Park

Written By Jacob Woodyard, News Photography Editor September 15, 2021

Karen Olivo speaks at the Pittsburgh Playhouse.

Karen Olivo comes to Point Park, encourages students to stand up against systemic oppression

Former Broadway star speaks to COPA about championing diversity, avoiding exploitation of talents in the industry
Written By Amanda Andrews and Kylie Thomas September 15, 2021
Throughout last week, the Office of Equity and Inclusion brought in ex-Broadway star Karen Olivo (she/they) to speak to students with a focus on issues of inclusivity and social justice. Olivo got to have in-depth discussions with students in the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA), Rowland School of Business, and School of Communication.
A dancer at studios on Point Parks campus poses. (Photo Credit: Rachel Nash)

Two faculty members appointed to new positions in conservatory

Garfield Lemonius and Colleen Hooper share their visions as the new Dean of COPA and the new Dance Department chair
Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 1, 2021
As the school year gets into full swing, two faculty members have taken on new positions in the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA).
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