From the Fire a piece created by the Tony nominated composer, Elizabeth Swados, writer/director, Cecilia Rubino, the poet, Paula Finn, and designed by Bonnie Roche-Bronfman, dramatizes the history of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire and brings the event into the 21st century.

This dramatic oratorio/physical theater piece, sponsored by Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, was performed two blocks from the site of the fire at the historic Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square during the week of Triangle’s 100th Anniversary

From the Fire, an original oratorio based on the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, debuted as the spring 2011 theater production of Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts in New York. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of From the Fire, and watch students as they work with professionals to make urgent, innovative theater.

"...It's What Happens After”, is one of a suite of short student profiles designed to encourage enrollment at The New School by providing real information to prospective students and their parents about specific curricular and extra-curricular programs.

The New School is a leading progressive university in New York City offering some of the nation's most distinguished degree, certificate, and continuing education programs in art and design, liberal arts, management and policy, and the performing arts.

Steve Zehentner Credits: Direction, Edit, Director of Photography

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