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535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027


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Mar 25 2024


6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Formats (virtual, in person, hybrid)


Columbia University School of the Arts Spring Gala 2024

Festive Attire

Reserve Table, Tickets and Journal here

Please join us for a special evening as we celebrate the School of the Arts and honor three distinguished individuals:

For Lifetime Achievement
Paul Libin, Theater Producer
Sheila Nevins, Documentary Producer

For Excellence in the Creative Arts
Hugh Hayden, Artist

Hosted by
Sarah Cole, Interim Dean

Event Chairs
Katharina Otto-Bernstein
Barbara Whitman

Ramona Bronkar Bannayan
Hal Luftig
Patricia Sovern

Vice Chairs
Fenton Bailey
Randy Barbato
Sara Bernstein
Alex Gibney
H. Hartley du Pont
Robert Wankel
Roger Ross Williams

Committee in Formation

For more information contact the School of the Arts at 212-854-7724 or soa-party@columbia.edu

About Columbia University School of the Arts

Columbia University School of the Arts awards the Master of Fine Arts degree in Film, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Writing and the Master of Arts degree in Film and Media Studies; it also offers an interdisciplinary program in Sound Art; and also maintains a strong commitment to undergraduate education in the arts by offering majors in Creative Writing, Film and Media Studies, and Visual Arts that lead to the Bachelor of Arts, awarded by Columbia College and the School of General Studies.

School of the Arts Dean’s Council

Katharina Otto-Bernstein, Chair (CC ‘86, SOA ‘92)
Ramona Bronkar Bannayan (SOA ‘86)
Albert Berger (SOA ‘83)
Janice Chan Choy
Jacob Collins (CC ‘86)
Erik Feig (CC ‘92)
Wendy Finerman
Candia Fisher
Michel Hausmann (SOA ‘14)
Hugh Hayden (SOA ‘18)
Rita Kitt (CC ‘93, SOA ‘96)
Jennifer Klein
Nancy Lemann (SOA ‘84)
Grace Leone (Parent CC ‘19, CC ‘22, CC ‘24)
Carolyn Lowe
Winston Lowe (LW ‘75)
Lauren Rosenkranz
Eric Roth
Steve Schwartz (SOA ‘73)
Jeffrey Sharp (SOA ‘01)
Ron Simons (CC ‘82, BU ‘89)
Patricia M. Sovern, D.A
Jeremy Smith
Betty Lee Stern
Leonard Tow, Ph.D (GF ‘52, GF ‘60)
Barbara Whitman (SOA ‘05)
Beau Willimon (CC ‘99, SOA ‘03)
Henry Woo (SIPA ‘03)

Event Contact Information:
Julia Burgdorff