Alumni Spotlight: Steven Rash, CAS '05

Steven Rash, the Director of Bands at Odem High School, recalls the outstanding faculty mentors and music ensemble experiences he had as a CWRU student.

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Student Spotlight: Jay Lee

Jay Lee, a theater student from Seoul, South Korea, studied abroad for a semester at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and has been an active member of various CWRU performing arts groups.

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Theater Theater MFA program ranks 12th in the world

The Case Western Reserve/Cleveland Play House MFA in Acting program has been ranked as one of the best such programs in the world by The Hollywood Reporter for the second year in a row. This year, the program ranks 12th—up six slots from last year. Our MFA theater program accepts...

Music New Web Project Immortalizes the Overlooked Women Who Helped Create Rock and Roll in the 1950s

From Open Culture: “For sixty years, conventional wisdom has told us that women generally did not perform rock and roll during the 1950s,” writes Leah Branstetter, Ph.D. candidate in musicology at Case Western Reserve University. Like so many cultural forms into which we are initiated, through education, personal interest, and general...

Music [art|sci update] CWRU and CIM Celebrate 50 Years

The Spring | Summer 2019 issue of the College of Arts and Sciences art|sci magazine celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Joint Music Program, an educational and artistic collaboration between Case Western Reserve and the Cleveland Institute of  Music. Read the issue here: The 2018-19 academic year marks the 50th...