If you're curious or unsure about New York City, the Tepper Semester is like seeing the city and the business in its underwear, instead of fully clothed, which is how you would otherwise see it.”
Chris Carpenter, 2006

Program Special Events

While living and studying in Manhattan is an adventure in itself, Tepper students also enjoy special events throughout the semester that provide opportunities to gain unique insights from guest artists.

Special Events

Past special events during the Tepper Semester include:

  • Lunch with the artistic staff of the Vineyard Theater
  • A playwriting discussion with Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • An Artistic Industry Leader Symposium regarding different vocation in the arts
  • Lunch with the artistic staff of the Public Theater
  • Musical theater master classes with Tony Award winning composer, Adam Guettel
  • Musical theater master classes with Tony Award winning composer, Tom Kitt
  • Musical theatre master classes with Adam Guettel and Julia Murney
  • A comedy writing discussion with Doug Abeles and Alex Baze, writers from Saturday Night Live
  • A playwriting discussion with Theresa Rebeck and a playwriting workshop with John Weidman
  • A Meet-and-greet with playwright, Aaron Sorkin, creator and writer of the acclaimed television series The West Wing and The Social Network, following a performance of his play, The Farnsworth Invention