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A woman with a harpsichord sings. The shot is taken with only the lower half of her face showing.

Eva Hall (’20) uncovers the hope in the horror

Applications are open for summer 2023. Early application deadline is January 15th. Applications will remain open as space allows. A limited number of SVA housing grants will be available for students coming from outside the immediate area. If you’re an educator, be sure to ask us about our Educator’s Scholarship. Click to RSVP for our 11/9 Info Session.

“I had always approached storytelling with an experimental lens, and found myself wanting to better study how to create complex and impactful stories that could allow me to connect with and challenge my audience in new ways.” – Eva Hall (‘20), Animator, Filmmaker, Performer and Assistant Professor of Animation at Kansas City Art Institute.

Eva’s experience at MFAVN changed her perspective on the craft of storytelling and gave her a chance to grow. “Going through this degree has really refined and strengthened my writing abilities,” says Hall. “I’ve learned so much about myself as an artist and as a storyteller. The process was intimate and transformative for me.”

While personal, her journey was shared with passionate peers who specialized in many media. “We all have that central thread—our love and dedication to the art of story—that connects our process and work.”

Her advice to new MFAVN students? “Prioritize your time and experience at SVA while you are working towards your degree.”

Eva’s thesis ‘Mira’ will begin touring the festival circuit this spring and summer (2023).

Join us online for an Info Session on 11/9 to learn more about our low-residency storytelling MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York City then apply to the program that helped take Eva’s career to the next level. Attendees receive an $80 application fee waiver if they apply for Summer 2023. 

If you’re an educator like Eva be sure to ask us about our Educator’s Scholarship. Applications are open for summer 2023. Early application deadline is January 15th. Applications will remain open as space allows. A limited number of SVA housing grants will be available for students coming from outside the immediate area.

To see more of ‘Mira’ visit Eva’s site: evalouisehall.com

Follow Eva on Instagram @theseacircus

RSVP to the 11/9 Info session and learn more about our low-residency and multidisciplinary Visual Narrative MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.