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The Q&A: Alum Alex Gil Cruz is on Broadway in “Moulin Rouge!”

In this interview, Gil Cruz reflects on his journey from RIC to Broadway.

Alumna Marissa Maroni Opens Her Own Performing Arts School

Maroni is proof that there’s a lot you can do with a RIC degree in music, theatre or dance. “The concept of being a triple threat deeply influenced me,” she says.

Hope Scholar, Olivia Lancellotta, Juggled Classes, Work and Evening Performances

Rhode Island College Impact

“When I received an email telling me I qualified for the Hope Scholarship, I thought, ‘This is crazy. Is this real?’”

Louie is Dancing to a New Beat

After watching his twin sister Talya graduate from Rhode Island College in 2018, Tyler Louie took his dreams of dancing off the shelf and placed them in his future.

Miranda Scholarship Winners

Lin-Manuel Miranda's scholarship supports first-generation and underrepresented students in the performing arts.

Renowned Filmmaker Features RIC Dancers in New Film

"We're protesting in the streets to fight for equal rights. We're shot in the streets because we don't have equal rights. And then we're rioting in the streets to show how angry we are, which only leads to us hurting each other – same old stuff, different day."

God in Motion: The Sacred Art of Liturgical Dance

Management major plans to open a dance studio and perhaps connect audiences to something greater than themselves.

Director of Dance Explores Generation Gap in "That’s LIFE"

"I think it’s good for our students to see that we’re not only asking them to challenge themselves, we’re challenging ourselves as well," says Cardente-Vessella, director of dance.

“Next!” – Immersive Dance and Theatre

‘Next!’ is unlike any show you've seen at RIC.

The Power of the Hip Wine

“Imagine a Trinidadian carnival full of vibrant colors, costumes, drumbeats, whistles and horns. Imagine the smells, the sweat rolling down your back, the call and response.”