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Ellington Faculty Vera Katz on “The Scholars” with E. Ethelbert Miller

“The Scholars” is a television interview series that explores contemporary scholarship. Vera Katz is Professor Emerita from Howard University in the Department of Theatre Arts where she taught both acting and directing for 32 years. For the past 16 years…

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Alumni Duane Richards II on Playing Willie and Simon in ‘Blackberry Daze’ at MetroStage

You attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts. How has your training there helped you to prepare for your roles here and elsewhere where you have appeared on the stage? I will never be able to say enough about Duke….

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Ellington Student Panelist at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 46th Annual Legislative Conference

Getting More Blacks Interested in STEM by: Chelsea Burwell Special to the AFRO — September 15, 2016  Nationally, only 16 percent of high school seniors show proficiency in math and express interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers,…

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Year at Ellington

Click here to see the “Year at Ellington” newsletter, reviewing a wonderful 2015-2016 school year. 

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Portraits Are Coming Alive at the National Portrait Gallery

A group of DC students is bringing some of the famed sitters in the National Portrait Gallery to life this week. The “Portraits Alive!” exhibit is part of the city’s Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program and features eight high…

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