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    Alumna Explores World of Lena Dunham with Theater Company

    Haley Traub (Theater 2008) recently shared about her experience working in theater in New York City. After graduating from Perpich, Traub received a BFA at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2012 and most recently formed a theater collective with some fellow NYU…

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    Lit Alumna Creates Art Out of Shoe Making

    Amara Hark-Weber (Literary Arts 1999) has delved into many creative areas with her work since graduating from Perpich, most recently completing her MFA in Visual Communications at the School of Art Institute of Chicago and receiving a Jerome Fellowship through the Minnesota Center for Book…

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  • Actress Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux

    Theater Alumna On Building Creative Community and Storytelling

    Like many of our alumni, Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux’s (Theater 2000) talents extend beyond her Perpich art area. Since her days at the arts high school, Arrowsmith DeCoux has worked professionally as a storyteller at Scandinavian festivals, learned to walk on stilts, published poetry, performed in musical…

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  • Musician Clair De Lune

    Music Alumna to Perpich Students: Being A “Professional Artist” Can Happen

    Musician Claire de Lune (aka Claire Taubenhaus) has been making a name for herself locally and beyond since her graduation from Perpich in 2007, where she studied music. In addition to recently receiving the “Best Vocalist (Female)” nod from City Pages’ Best Of 2015…

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    Call for Perpich Letters of Support

    Support Perpich in the upcoming legislative session by contributing to our letter writing campaign. If you are part of the Perpich community—alumni, parents, teachers, artists—consider sharing your story of connection with Perpich.

    Briefly explaining why you think Perpich and arts education are important and how…

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    Perpich Alumni Named Jerome Hill Artist Fellows

    The Jerome Foundation recently announced the first recipients of the new Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships program and two of them are Perpich alumni.
    The Jerome Foundation recently announced the first recipients of the new Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships program and two of them are Perpich…

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    Zosha Warpeha (Music 2013) Awarded 2019 Fulbright Award

    Her studies will be based at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, Norway.

    Zosha Warpeha (Music 2013) has been awarded a 2019 Fulbright Award. Zosha will pursue graduate studies in Nordic folk music and the Norwegian hardanger fiddle while exploring the intersections between traditional…

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    Nimene Wureh (Theater 2016) Visits Campus

    Nimene Wureh (Theater 2016) is a New York based actor, improviser, and musician.
    Nimene Wureh (Theater 2016) is a New York based actor, improviser, and musician. She had her first New York theater experience working as the personal assistant to actress and playwright Jocelyn Bioh…

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    Samantha Rei (Visual Arts 1999) Fashions a Piece of History

    Samantha (Crossland) Rei was a contestant on Season 16 of Project Runway.
    When Peggy Flanagan entered the One Minnesota Party on Saturday, January 12, 2019, as the new Minnesota Lt. Governor, she did it wearing a Samantha Rei original. Samantha (Crossland) Rei (Visual Arts 1999)…

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