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photo of actor wearing headpiece designed by Sasha Beers
Monday, June 22, 2020
Theatre Alumna Sasha Beers on Studying Theatre and Costume Design at USF
Sasha Beers graduates USF with valuable experience working on the USF BRIT Production of Virginia Woolf's Orlando and a passion for all things theatre design
portrait of Mia Hollenback

Monday, June 22, 2020
Art Alumna Mia Hollenback Shares Art and Community with Tiny Rain Bows Art Collective
USF art alumna Mia Hollenback is a founder of Tiny Rain Bows, a community-centered project centered on making art more accessible to everyone in the Tampa Bay Area.
George Pennington sits in chair while playing an electric guitar

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Music Alumnus George Pennington Shares the Highs and Lows of the 2020 Music Industry
Guitarist, vocalist, and music educator George Pennington tells how he is adapting in an industry nearly halted by the COVID-19 pandemic. He shares a prolific selection of spring recordings and plans for an ambitious summer rock album.

College of The Arts News

dancers in white perform on First Avenue South in St. Pete
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Andee Scott Cofounds “Dance in the Time of Coronavirus” Public Performance Series
USF professor of dance Andee Scott is the cofounder of the “Dance in the Time of Coronavirus” series which brings live dance performance to public spaces in a way that is socially distanced and safer for audiences.

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Monday, June 15, 2020
“Dose of Gratitude” Campaign Wins Prestigious Telly Award
“Dose of Gratitude,” a social media and print campaign conceived and executed by students and faculty of the USF College of The Arts, is the winner of a silver Telly Award in the category of non-broadcast social impact.
New dean of the USF College of The Arts, Chris Garvin
Friday, June 12, 2020
USF Appoints New Dean for College of The Arts
The University of South Florida today announced Chris Garvin as the new dean for the College of The Arts, which consists of the Schools of Architecture & Community Design, Art & Art History, Music, and Theater and Dance.