The New School Welcomes Mannes to Campus

Last week, the lobby of 150 West 85th Street—Mannes School of Music’s home of 31 years—was impassable. Tilted on their sides, protective blue blankets cushioning their keys, 65 grand pianos created an intricate labyrinth of beautifully carved wood. They were ... read more

Tech Students Get Creative, Jump-Start Careers

Even though she’s from the Bronx, Noelia Bautista always thought of New York’s art and design scene as a distant reality, a world that was out of reach. But there she was last semester, studying at Parsons School of Design, one of the world’s ... read more

The Long Road to the Catwalk

To happen upon Maya Kano in the sixth-floor open studios of 2 West 13th Street is to witness someone in their own home. Carefully balancing her small figure on a tall stool, Kano works on her laptop. Nearby rests a ... read more

Playwriting Grads Find Their Voices, Then Success

For her first assignment in the MFA Playwriting program at the School of Drama, Janine Nabers (’08) was told to imagine a conversation her parents might have had on their first date. She wrote about their first chance meeting in ... read more