NYU Tisch School of the Arts will host its 50th Anniversary Gala, Celebrating the Past/Creating the Future, on Monday, April 4, 2016, at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall.

Hosted by alumni Alec Baldwin (‘94) and Spike Lee (’82), the event will honor the Tisch family and notable Tisch alumni Paul Tazewell (‘89), Wendy Calhoun (’91) and Lili Cheng (’93).

The gala event is the culmination of a year-long celebration of the school’s 50th anniversary, celebrating the impact of the NYU Tisch community on the cultural landscape over the last 50 years, and envisioning how the school can continue its legacy of excellence in arts training over the next 50 years. All proceeds from the evening will go towards scholarship funds to support talented students for the next half century.

Among the guests expected are Billy Crystal, Martin Scorsese, Javier Muñoz, Andrew Tisch, co-chair, Loews Corporation, Jonathan Tisch, Chairman, Loews Hotels, Steve Tisch, filmmaker, producer and Executive Vice President, the New York Giants, Paul Tazewell, five-time Tony Award nominee, costume designer, Hamilton and The Wiz Live!, Wendy Calhoun, writer, producer, Empire, Nashville and Justified, Lili Cheng, Microsoft engineer, Vanna White, hostess, Wheel of Fortune, Allyson Green, Dean, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Hilaria Baldwin, yoga instructor and wellness expert, Nancy Travis, actress, Last Man Standing, Jonathan Cohen (‘12), Tisch Gala co-chair, producer, Michael D. Ratner (’14), Tisch Gala co-chair, writer, director, producer, Emily Warren, alumna, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music; co-writer of Jessie J’s “Masterpiece”

WHEN:
Monday, April 4, 2016

WHERE:
Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall
Time Warner Center
3 Columbus Circle (enter at Broadway and 60th Street)
New York, NY 10019

Tickets for Celebrating the Past/Creating the Future are available at www.tischgala.com.

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