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Zoya Naqvi

Student Q&A: Zoya Naqvi

The BFA ’22 design student shares about her roles in two student groups, the bond she has with her cohort, adapting her skills to other fields and more.

10 questions
JP Karliak

Alumni Q&A: JP Karliak BA ’03

In our Alumni Q&A series, we caught up with JP Karliak BA ’03 to find out about the alum’s many projects currently in the works, running the USC Lambda LGBT Alumni Association, advice to current students and more.

keeping in touch
New Theatre for Right Now art

Masters of collaboration

Professor Oliver Mayer shares about how the new MFA Dramatic Writing and Acting collaboration, New Theatre for Right Now, came to fruition.

Professor Oliver Mayer shares about how the new MFA Dramatic Writing and Acting collaboration, New Theatre for Right Now, came to fruition.

on stage
Zharia O'Neal

Student Q&A: Zharia O’Neal

An USC International Artists Fellow, the MFA Dramatic Writing ’22 student shares about exciting projects she’s working on (including New Theatre for Right Now) and more.

10 questions
Alumni in conversation via Zoom

Notable alumni stay in touch with SDA roots

J. August Richards BFA ’95, Deborah Ann Woll BFA ’07 and Karan Soni BA ’11 share about their paths after graduation and keeping connected with college friends.

J. August Richards BFA ’95, Deborah Ann Woll BFA ’07 and Karan Soni BA ’11 share about their paths after graduation and keeping connected with college friends.

post-college life
Josh Epstein

Faculty Q&A: Josh Epstein

The adjunct faculty member talks about what skills lighting designers need today, working with production students on the virtual experience P.O.P.’s “The White Plague,” television shows for designers to watch and more.

getting to know
Alumni panel discusses translating dramatic arts skills to business

Translating dramatic arts skills into business

Alumni Kourosh Gohar BFA ’95, Mona Raffle BA ’03 and Tracy Tutor BA ’98 share the many ways their School of Dramatic Arts training propelled their careers.

Alumni Kourosh Gohar BFA ’95, Mona Raffle BA ’03 and Tracy Tutor BA ’98 share the many was their School of Dramatic Arts training has propelled their careers outside of their college studies.

finding success
Princess Isis Lang

Student Q&A: Princess Isis Lang

The BFA Musical Theatre student shares what she hopes she will get out of her degree, setting her own path, being a speaker for the African American community and more.

10 questions
Spotlight@SDA artist Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch encourages students to “know thy self” to find success in life and career

The multi-award-winning actor talks about the importance of "yes," her approach to comedy and drama, and more during the virtual Spotlight@SDA event in fall.

The multi-award-winning actor talks about the importance of “yes,” her approach to comedy and drama, and more during the virtual event in fall.

Spotlight@SDA