BA, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; MFA, Bard College; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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August 19, 2020
RIT students start semester with encouragement and precautions
RIT welcomes a record number of first-year students today as classes begin in a semester that will look like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new students were welcomed Tuesday afternoon during an online convocation that featured several speakers, livestreamed without an audience from Ingle Auditorium.
May 4, 2020
Josh Thorson culminates rewarding, challenging year with Eisenhart Award
It’s been an eventful year for Josh Thorson. The assistant professor of photography created the live video projections for the Broadway production of Oklahoma!, which won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival. He also was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Projection Design. And he is now the 2019-20 recipient of the Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
June 2, 2019
Photography professor hits Broadway with work on 'Oklahoma!'
Josh Thorson created award-nominated projection designs for the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of the classic musical "Oklahoma!"
Experiments in 360 Storytelling
Joshua Thorson, professor. Featuring work by Traci Westcott, Catie Rafferty, Matteo Bracco, David Lopez, Ian Loomis, Sinclair Lenard, Eli Foote, and Hannah Bolliger.
https://360storytelling.cad.rit.edu/wordpress/ Featuring work by Traci Westcott, Catie Rafferty, Matteo Bracco, David Lopez, Sinclair Lenard, Ian Loomis, Eli Foote, and Hannah Bolliger.
Oklahoma! (Broadway) projections
Video projection design for Best Musical Revival Tony Award winning Broadway production of Oklahoma! The design team and director also received Special Citation Obie Awards. I was nominated for a...
Oklahoma! projections design