The Daily Northwestern

Students challenge Arts Alliance callbacks, demand ‘racially respectful’ casting

Maddie Burakoff, Assistant Campus Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Student Groups

After Arts Alliance released the callback list for its fall mainstage show “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” two students penned an open letter claiming the list was “racially irresponsible” and lacked Asian American representation. The controversy centers on ...

Arts Alliance removes freshmen representatives from executive board

Jennifer Hepp, Reporter

October 8, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Arts Alliance has eliminated freshman representatives from its executive board this year as part of a reorganization effort by the theater board. In the past, the eight student theater boards that comprise the Student Theat...