President's Speaker for the Arts: Tina Fey
Sunday, April 23 • 3-5pm • John Paul Jones Arena • FREE with Tickets • Open to All
The University of Virginia President’s Speaker Series for the Arts will present award-winning writer, actor, producer, and noted UVA alumna Tina Fey on April 23 at 3 pm at John Paul Jones Arena. Fey, who inaugurated the series in 2013, will participate in an onstage conversation moderated by UVA President Jim Ryan.
Tina Fey is an award-winning writer, actress and producer. She continues to be celebrated for creating and inhabiting the iconic Liz Lemon character from 30 Rock, which Fey also co-wrote and co-executive produced. The series earned 16 Emmys and is the record-holder for the most Emmy nominations in one season for any comedy series. The show received 103 Emmy nominations over seven seasons on NBC.
The President’s Speaker Series for the Arts is presented by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation and supported by the offices of the President and the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Vice Provost for the Arts, and UVA Arts.
The President’s Speaker Series for the Arts launched in 2013 aims to bring a global leader in the Arts to the University to speak about the value and meaning of the Arts to universities, communities, and the nation. The UVA President’s Speaker Series for the Arts is supported by the Offices of the President and the Provost, the Vice Provost for the Arts, and The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation.