2010-2011: Top 10 Mason Gross Moments

Take a peek at 10 highlights from 2010-2011, in no particular order:

10. Tony-winning Theater alum Roger Bart's (The Producers, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, TV’s Desperate Housewives) energetic musical-theater master class with Mason Gross Theater students.

roger bart9. Our Theater alums playing nice together, on the boob tube and the silver screen, with Jeremy Davidson at the center of all this Mason Gross cross-pollination, showing up in the cinematic thriller Salt with Mike Colter, surfacing on USA's slick buddy show White Collar with Tim DeKay and playing opposite Calista Flockhart in Brothers & Sisters on ABC.

8. Visual Arts professor Martha Rosler being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Guggenheim.

7. Music alum and Galician bagpiper Cristina Pato's work as part of Yo-Yo Ma's esteemed Silk Road Ensemble. Watch a video of Pato and the legendary cellist.

6. The touching tribute to Israel Hicks, deceased chair and artistic director of the Theater Department, on the 2011 Tony Awards telecast.

5. Visual Arts alum Katrin Sigurdardottir's pair of site-specific installations for her solo exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. dancers at the joyce

4. Theater alum David Pegram's role in the Tony-winning production of War Horse at Lincoln Center Theater.

3. Mason Gross dancers at the Joyce Theater in New York City. Critic Robert Johnson called the performance "breathtaking."

2. The affecting new arrangement of the Rutgers alma mater by student Michael Lucas Strother at the launch of a $1 billion capital campaign at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Watch the performance.

1. Rutgers College alumna Marlene A. Tepper and her husband, David A. Tepper, establishing the first endowed faculty chair at the school, in the Visual Arts Department. "Generations of young artists will feel the impact of this endowment," said painting professor Tom Nozkowski

Tell us about your favorite moments of the 2010-2011 school year. Come on . . . we know you're busting with pride about something . . .