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MFA in Acting Info Session with Claire Roberson '15: A Professional Directions Events

Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 124
430 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Claire Roberson ‘15 is a Los Angeles-based actor and educator who graduated from UC San Diego’s MFA acting program. Claire received her BA in Literature and Performing and Media Arts from Cornell University in 2015, and most recently has worked as an assistant director and movement choreographer for the production of The Wolves, directed by Beth F. Milles.

In her time at Cornell, Claire acted in main stage productions including Blood Wedding and Titus Andronicus, along with a regional production of Julius Caesar with the Ithaca Shakespeare Company. Productions at UCSD include Desdemona in Othello, Lucentio in The Taming of the Shrew, and Mary in Native Son, along with understudying the role of Jolene in At the Old Place at the La Jolla Playhouse.

This event is part of Cornell Performing and Media Arts Professional Directions series and is free and open to the public. The Professional Directions series brings industry experts to campus to speak about their career journeys as screenwriters, playwrights, editors, producers, directors, theatre critics, dramaturgs, and more.

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