About Yale Drama Coalition

Mission Statement

The Yale Drama Coalition (YDC), an umbrella organization for undergraduate theater, was founded in 1999 to foster a union of student voices impassioned by theater at Yale. 

The YDC’s core values include:
  • Facilitating access into the sphere of undergraduate theater, 
  • Strengthening a sense of community among theatermakers, and 
  • Promoting fairness and openness within that community.
The YDC Board works with Yale administration to meet the needs of the theater community, in addition to programming events that enrich theatrical life on campus and reflect the organization’s core values.
The organization has an open membership and invites input and participation from all interested Yale students. Roughly 650 undergraduates will be actively involved with YDC activities each year.

For more information, please read our full constitution.

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YDC Executive Board

President: Eliza MacGilvray
Co-Vice Presidents: Catherine Alam-Nist and Jay Mehta
Communications Officer: Claire Sattler
Casting Cycle Coordinator: Jacob Yoder-Schrock
Theatermaking Liaisons: Sarah Valeika and Samantha White
First Year Liaisons: Hank Graham and Beza Tessema
CAMP Counselor: Ellie Burke
Community Events Coordinator: Jeffrey Steele
Llamas at Large: Marty Chandler and Rahshemah Wise