May 2009, Volume 13, Number 5

Alumni News

Tarell Alvin McCraney

Young playwright praised in theater circles

NWSA alumnus Tarell Alvin McCraney is one of the most promising and most celebrated new voices in American theater. He credits the institution with helping him identify his talent.


Helen Aguirre Ferré, Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón and Katherine Fernández Rundle

Hall of Fame

The 2009 class of MDC’s Alumni Hall of Fame includes top professionals in a variety of fields.


Miguel G. Farra

New leadership on Foundation board

Dr. Penny S. Shaffer was appointed chair of the board of directors of the MDC Foundation. Miguel G. Farra will serve as vice chair.



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