Graduation Requirements and Plan of Action 2020

With the transition to remote learning, the CalArts School of Theater Executive Committee has reviewed all non-course requirements for the Spring 2020 semester and determined the following plans of action.

Graduating Actors Showcase // Monday, March 23
The showcase exists online, and we are directing attendees and industry professionals there to access students’ work. After the successful presentation of the New York showcase, the feasibility of rescheduling the LA showcase is being examined.

WDI CalArts Educational Initiative // March/April 2020
Continuing students will be given priority for the 2021 Initiative. Graduating students have been invited to submit resumes for upcoming internships and opportunities within Walt Disney Imagineering.

Performance Viewings // Monday, April 27 - Friday, May 1
Classes have been extended through this week.

D&P Curricular Portfolio Review // Wednesday, May 6 and Monday, May 11

CalArts Expo & Invited / Industry Portfolio Review // Thursday, May 7
Faculty are working with their students to review/present their work online. Students who wish to share their work online will be included on our Portfolio Review website. We will direct attendees and industry professionals there to access students' work.

National Design Portfolio Review (New York Design Meeting) // Friday, May 22
NDPR is in the process of creating a virtual event, consisting of a website featuring students' work, a virtual convocation, scheduled appointments with professional guests, and group online critiques.

School of Theater Projects //
Uncle Vanya // Thurs, March 19 - Friday, March 27
Caligula // Friday, April 17 - Saturday, April 25
The Labyrinth // Wednesday, April 22 - Saturday, April 25
Future presentations/iterations to be determined. We will take each project on a case by case basis and determine which can proceed - whether in some capacity virtually, or in person over the Summer/Fall sessions.

CNP Projects //
rasgos asiáticos // Thursday, March 19 - Sunday, March 22
Future presentation/iteration to be determined. CNP staff are in discussion with the artists and venue on potential dates and details.

Scene with Cranes // Monday, May 11 – Saturday, May 23
Workshop will be rescheduled for later in the Summer/Fall. REDCAT presentation will likely be rescheduled.

D&P Reviews // Monday, May 4 - Wednesday, May 13
These reviews will now take place online Monday, May 11 - Thursday, May 14. Faculty and students will be able to participate fully.

Performance Reviews // Monday, May 4 - Wednesday, May 13
These reviews will now take place online Monday, May 4 - Wednesday, May 13. Faculty and students will be able to participate fully.