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Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce reflects on his extensive career

The veteran actor shares about his highs and lows of working in the business and advice for students.

The veteran actor shares the highs and lows of working in the business and advice for students.

Spotlight@SDA
Artist Sara Finney-Johnson, moderator Anita Dashiell-Sparks and artist Anthony Sparks

Fade to Black: Representations of Black family in drama and comedy

Showrunners Anthony Sparks BFA '94 and Sara Finney-Johnson work to create positive depictions of Black life on screen.

Showrunners Anthony Sparks and Sara Finney-Johnson work to create positive depictions of Black life on screen.

representation

Faculty Q&A: Wayne Federman

As part of a Q&A series with our adjunct faculty, the USC School of Dramatic Arts asked Wayne Federman about a documentary he’s currently working on, his classic film suggestions and more.

getting to know
CommUNITY Day

SDA Anti-Racism & Advocacy Challenge

The School participates in a 30-day challenge, the SDA Anti-Racism & Advocacy Challenge, which inspired by the Justice in June initiative.

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Sydney Fabis

Student Q&A: Sydney Fabis

The BFA ’23 technical direction student talks about having a bond with other production students, Dorothy’s Friends Theatre Company, working on the MFA Acting Rep and more.

10 questions
Sandy Reed

Honoring the life of Sandy Reed BA ’16 through student and alumni programming

The Sandy Reed Endowed Professional Development Fund, created in honor of the alum, will endow professional development programming at SDA.

The Sandy Reed Endowed Professional Development Fund, created in honor of the alum, will endow professional development programming at SDA.

legacy
Tomm Polos

Alumni Q&A: Tomm Polos BFA ’10

In our Alumni Q&A series, we caught up with Tomm Polos. The Alumni Leadership Council Co-Chair discusses his professional work, an SDA program he’s passionate about, his favorite theatre on campus and more.

alumni q&a

Message to our Community

A message to the SDA Community from the SDA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the School’s Inclusion and Equity Committee.

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Kimiyo Bowlby

Alumni Q&A: Kimiyo Bowlby BA ’10

In our Alumni Q&A series, we caught up with Kimiyo Bowlby BA ’10. The alum shares about the role her SDA degree has in her current field, advice to students on becoming a well-rounded artist and more.

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