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A Broadway Producer’s Path to Telling a Great Story

Alumna Stacey Mindich receives 2022 Arents Award for Excellence in Theatrical Production.

A persistent journalist since childhood, Stacey Mindich ’86 has been looking all her life for a great story to tell. She credits her time studying magazine journalism and English at Syracuse University and her faculty mentors for helping her develop as a writer, building a successful career with publications like The New York Times and Town & Country. Pivoting to theater, Mindich has produced Broadway shows such as Dear Evan Hansen and Annie and has earned the title of Grammy, Tony and Olivier Award-winning producer. At her core, the recipient of a 2022 Arents Award—the University’s highest alumni honor—just loves a good idea, and she’s eager to support Syracuse students in finding a few of their own.

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Magazine journalism major

Storytelling will be the foundation on which you showcase your talent and build the reporting, writing, editing and visual skills you need to stand out in a competitive field.

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English major

Discover the meaning in language and culture and examine literary forms. You may pursue a concentration in creative writing or film and screen studies, and you may also choose dual enrollment (in education, for example) with another school or college within the University.