The student, faculty, and alumni achievements and research listed below showcase the best of the College of Music and Fine Arts.
The play, "Song of a Man Coming Through," was staged by Southern Repertory Theatre and recently won two 2016 Big Easy Awards for Best Original Script (by Joe Morris Doss and Andrew Doss) and Best Actor (Robert DoQui).
Rosalind Santos '14 recently shot her first national Screen Actors Guild commercial for Popeyes.
Alexandra Kennon '15 is originating roles in two world premiere Tennessee Williams one-act plays that the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans is producing. The plays opened March 30-April 3, 2016 for the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival.
Monica R. Harris '07 will star in the role of Camille for the World Premiere of New Orleans playwright Kate Bailey's "Pleading 894" on April 21, 2016 at the University of New Orleans' Robert E. Nims Theatre.
Theatre Arts junior Evan Daigle and senior Marisa Nieto performed the Tennessee Williams classic at the Hotel Monteleone on April 2, 2016.
After graduating from Loyola's Department of Theatre Arts & Dance, Joshua Smith '12 joined Southern Rep Theatre as a staff member.
Gretchen Hirt '12 was featured on WVUE Fox 8 in February 2016 to discuss the best and worst Super Bowl commercials.
Theatre Arts & Dance alumna Lauren Perry '12 is making a difference in the lives on young girls in Orleans Parish through a non-profit, The Beautiful Foundation.
Matt Lemmler ’90 (jazz piano), a New Orleans Steinway Artist and current instructor in the Department of Jazz Studies, will headline a cultural exchange in Israel this month
Karen Barbalich Smith '79 (piano pedagogy), director of the Loyola Preparatory Arts Program, was awarded a scholarship by the National Piano Foundation and the NAMM Foundation.