This week we're celebrating Emmy-nominated thespian alum Harry Hamlin, class of 1974! After graduating from Yale with degrees in drama and psychology, he went on to star as Perseus in Desmond Davis' 1981 adventure film Clash of the Titans, and was nominated for two Golden Globes for his role as Michael Kuzak in L.A. Law [...]
The Davenport Dining Hall staff once again put together a festive holiday dinner for our students and fellows. We even had a special appearance from President Salovey! Dinner was followed by the second annual performance of How the Gnome Stole Christmas, written by Isabel Mendia '18 and Kyle Deakins '18.
Come out to see your fellow Davenport students dance in three shows this weekend! Sabrosura: El Ritmo de la Vida will be celebrating Latin culture and the rhythm of life through dance. Rhythmic Blue is Yale's first and only hip hop and contemporary dance group. Shaka, Yale's Polynesian Dance Group, will be sharing dances from the [...]
Mellon Forum: Lilla Brody and Sam Gurwitt Davenport seniors Sam Gurwitt and Lilla Brody presented their research at the fifth Mellon Forum of the year. They both discussed how they use their other academic interests to inform and inspire their performances. Sam, a History major, is also a very talented clown, who had to decide [...]
Dreamgirls - 2017 Dramat Fall MainStage Musical Thursday, November 16 at 8:00 PM; Friday, November 17 at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM; Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 PM University Theater, 222 York Street Gnomes: Anelisa Fergus, Ryan Howzell, Erin Kafadar There's nothing like a little sparkle to brighten up your weekend. Dreamgirls follows the rise of the [...]
Mellon Forum: Isabel Mendia & Isaak Cuenco-Reyes Davenport seniors Isabel Mendia and Isaak Cuenco-Reyes presented their research at the fourth Mellon Forum of the year. Isaak, a Political Science major, discussed how minorities are underrepresented as the staffers of campaigns, even in progressive campaigns. They explained why this is an important problem to solve, because it [...]
Lilla's Senior Project: Good People Lilla Brody‘s senior project in Theater Studies, Good People, is this weekend! Other senior gnomes involved include Cara Washington as the costume designer, Annie Jones as the makeup artist, and Mert Dilek as the graphic designer. Get your tickets here. In Good People, Margie Walsh is hanging by a thread. She’s living paycheck to paycheck [...]