Hilton Als

Hilton Als

Co-presented with the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

Theater critic for The New Yorker, Hilton Als gives a provocative talk on fact, fiction and the role of the critic in contemporary art. Having contributed theater, visual art and literary reviews, Als discusses the versatility of the critic, as well as how the approach to theater criticism varies in form from other artistic disciplines. Hilton Als began writing for The New Yorker in 1989 becoming its theater critic in 2002. He was awarded a Guggenheim for Creative Writing in 2000 and the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism for 2002-03. His first book, The Women, a meditation on gender, race, and personal identity, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 1996.

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MON 5/17
8:30 pm

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff