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Professor Lynne Koscielniak (Design & Technology) brought Han Lixun, designer of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Opening Ceremony, to the University at Buffalo in March 2013 as part of the United States Institute for Theater Technology's Upstate New York Regional conference. As part of full day of events, Han Lixun addressed questions of design, technology, and the contemporary arts practice across art installations, performance, and public spectacle.
Professor Stephen McKinley Henderson(Acting) recently appeared in the Academy-Award winning film Lincoln with Daniel Day Lewis and directed by Steven Spielberg. Often mentioned in the New York Times, he has been recognized more recently by the Buffalo News. Last fall, Henderson headlined the August Wilson Red Door Project in Portland, Oregon and he continues as one of the preeminent interpreters of Wilson's work.
Professor Thomas Ralabate(Dance, Department Chair) will receive an Honorary Lifetime Member Award from the Dance Teachers' Club of Boston and American Society. This award recognizes his many years dedicated to developing a professional curriculum for their Dance Education Training Course. Prof. Ralabate will receive the award on March 17, 2013 at the Hilton Hotel in Woburn, MA.
Professor Sarah Bay-Cheng (Theatre Studies) will present as part of the Performance Studies (Canada) Speakers Series in Toronto on March 15, 2013 from 11-12:30. Her lecture "New Methods | New Media: Digital Historiography and Einstein on the Beach" suggests new ways for theatre history and performance historiography in digital domains.