The first five recipients of The Miranda Family Fellowship at Skidmore College have been selected! This new opportunity for students aims to create access to education and long-term support to advance careers in theater, dance, music, and arts administration, and help increase diversity within leadership in the entertainment industry.
Skidmore students Chiara Garcia-Ugarte ’25, Darren Jackson-Wilkins ’25, Sophie Kelly ’25, “As the parent of a 2023 Skidmore graduate, my family’s reverence for this institution is personal,” said Luis A. Miranda Jr., patriarch of the Miranda family and Miranda Family Fund. “Education in the arts is best achieved with equitable collaboration in community. We are deeply thankful for the expert pedagogy and inclusive collaborators we have found while developing the Miranda Family Fellows program at Skidmore.” Reyn Ricafort ’25, and Javier Soto ’25 comprise the inaugural cohort.