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Exciting Updates from Northwestern Debate!

News from Northwestern’s Debate Society! The Northwestern Debate Society has had a great start to the 2020-21 season. Juniors Nina Fridman and Stephen Lowe reached the semifinals at the Northwestern Season Opener, the first major college debate tournament hosted entirely online. They followed up with an appearance in the quarterfinals of the Kentucky JW Patterson

Scholarship Opportunities Available!

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Training Scholarship and the Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship are Accepting Applications for Summer 2020! Find information here for the Andrew Lloyd Webber Scholarship (Theatre Arts Programs Only):  The American Theatre Wing is committed to fostering a future generation of theatre makers that reflects the diversity and dynamism of America

Film Faculty Makes Sundance Festival

  Our faculty continue to make us proud: NHSI Film Institute faculty member George Sikharulidze’s short film Fatherland is currently screening at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival! Congratulations, George! Want to learn from awesome industry professionals like George this summer?  You can!  Apply now: 

NHSI Alumnus, Current Northwestern Student Receives Honor

  Northwestern President Morton Schapiro received a Community Service Award Nov. 18 from the Evanston North Shore Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The award was presented at the organization’s 53rd annual Freedom Fund Banquet at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie. Also honored was Northwestern freshman (and NHSI Theatre Arts

Cherubs Film to Air on WTTW (Chicago PBS)

  In May, NHSI alumnus, Adam Present, was honored with the Rising Star Award at the 2017 CineYouth Festival in Chicago for his short film Magnum Opus. Chicago’s local PBS channel, WTTW, will feature Magnum Opus this Sunday, October 8th at 10:30 pm as part of their 2017 Ciff Cineyouth Festival program. Magnum Opus from NHSI