Graduate Programs

Professional Actor Training Program

Allison Reeves

Allison Reeves has appeared on One Life To Live, Celebrity Ghost Stories and the Web Series Squatters. … Read more


Andrew Sellon

Andrew Sellon will be starred as Vanya in his second production of Chris Durang’s Tony-winning hit Vanya and… Read more


Arielle Yoder

Arielle Yoder appeared in The Mystery of Love and Sex at Shaker Bridge Theatre in New… Read more


Bernard K. Addison

Bernard K. Addison‘s recent television appearances include Desperate Housewives and Castle. Past television work includes Ugly Betty, Las Vegas, Weeds,… Read more

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Beth Hylton

Beth Hylton was part of Everyman Theatre’s Great American Rep, playing Blanche in A Streetcar Named… Read more


Blake Robison

Blake Robison is Artistic Director of Cincinnati Playhouse. He has directed at numerous theaters across the country… Read more


Bostin Christopher

Bostin Christopher — Beginning in the fall of 2015, Bostin joined the faculty of Virginia Commonwealth University as… Read more


Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith has performed with such regional theaters as the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, the Dallas… Read more


Brent Langdon

Brent Langdon was most recently at Dorset Playhouse in the premiere of Theresa Rebeck’s The Way… Read more


Brian Meredith

Brian Meredith is the Supervisor of the Performing Arts division at the Natural History Museum of… Read more


Brian Robinson

Brian Robinson just completed his sixth season as a company member of Flat Rock Playhouse, where he… Read more


Bruce Marshall Romans

Bruce Marshall Romans continues writing and developing film and television projects in LA.  His film credits include… Read more


Carey Cox

Carey Cox is developing her standup career, most recently with appearances at Dangerfield’s in New York.


Carol Anderson-Shores

Carol Anderson-Shores and her husband Jim Shores continue with their company “Acts of Renewal,” producing “theatre… Read more

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Caroline Strange

Caroline Strange played Belle in Beauty and the Beast at the Red House Arts Center, Syracuse,… Read more


Carrie Heitman

Carrie Heitman appeared in 10 Acrobats in an Amazing Leap of Faith, by Yussef El Guindi… Read more


Charlie Flynn-McIver

Charlie Flynn-McIver is the Artistic Director and co-founder of North Carolina Stage Company , Asheville, North Carolina’s professional… Read more


Connan Morrissey

Connan Morrissey appeared as Hermione in The Winter s Tale at the Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C. Previously she… Read more


Dan Krell

Dan Krell has long established himself as a leading actor in the Pittsburgh theatre scene, working constantly… Read more


David Adamson

David Adamson MFA ’78, LDA ’79 has been back with PlayMakers since 1994 and Michael Wilson’s… Read more


David Friedlander

David Friedlander has been seen as Claudio in New York Classical Theater’s production of Measure for… Read more


David S. Jung

David S. Jung has appeared in the feature films Mind the Gap, How You Look to Me, and Trackdown. … Read more


David Shoup

David Shoup served as a Morale, Welfare & Recreation Coordinator for the troops in Iraq.  David is… Read more


David Whalen

David Whalen Recently starred in the feature film American Pastoral. Other recent film work includes The Last… Read more


Deanna Henson

Deanna Henson‘s episode of Hack My Life for TruTV was picked up for The Soup with… Read more


Dee Dee Batteast

Dee Dee Batteast is Associate Professor at Ball State University, where she teaches Acting, Shakespeare, and… Read more


Derrick Ledbetter

Derrick Ledbetter made his NYC debut Off-Broadway in Austerity of Hope in the June Havoc Theatre…. Read more


Estes Tarver

Estes Tarver appeared on the CBS series Under The Dome in Season 2 as Tom Tilden. … Read more


Fiona Jones

Fiona Jones is a proud founding partner at Manhattan Theatre Source, a full-service resource for artists in New… Read more


Flor De Liz Perez

Flor De Liz Perez starred in The Motherf***er With the Hat at the National Theatre of… Read more


Greg Oliver Bodine

Greg Oliver Bodine received a New York Innovative Theatre Awards nomination for ‘Outstanding Solo Performance’ in his one-man… Read more


Gregory DeCandia

Gregory DeCandia is Assistant Professor of Theater at Oklahoma State University where he heads the B.A…. Read more


Gwen Yao 姚坤君

Gwen Yao 姚坤君 can be seen and heard in numerous stage productions in her native Taiwan: since… Read more


Hana Moon

Hana Moon appeared as Agnes in Moliere’s The School for Wives, and as Luka in Shaw’s Arms and the… Read more


Harold Todd (Moeller)

Harold  Todd (Moeller) used that Ringling training performing as a clown in the Britney Spears  Circus  tour…. Read more


Janet Foster

Janet Foster is Casting Director and a senior member of the artistic team at the American Conservatory… Read more


Janie Brookshire

Janie Brookshire played Off-Broadway in The Mound Builders at Signature Theatre Company, in Man & Superman at the Irish… Read more


Jason Vail

Jason Vail co-starred on CW’s The Originals, FOX’s Sleepy Hollow, BET’s Being Mary Jane and AMC’s Halt… Read more


Jeff Meanza

Jeff Meanza has been named Associate Artistic Director of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.  Jeff returned to… Read more


Jeffrey Blair Cornell

Jeffrey Blair Cornell has been an acting company member with PlayMakers Repertory Company for 20 years appearing… Read more


Jimmy Kieffer

Jimmy Kieffer appeared on Broadway in Peter and the Starcatcher.  Summer ’16 saw Jimmy at the… Read more


John Brummer

John Brummer played Prince Hal in 1 Henry IV at the Pearl Theater in New York,… Read more


John Dreher

John Dreher was most recently on the NBC mini-series The Slap opposite Zachary Quinto. He recently… Read more


John Feltch

John Feltch appeared on Broadway in Enchanted April and at the Roundabout in Richard Greenberg’s The Dazzle. He was a… Read more


Joseph Haj

Joseph Haj is Artistic Director of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.  He was Producing Artistic Director of… Read more


Josh Blann

Josh Blann is an Associate Professor of Drama at Tarrant County College-Northwest in Fort Worth, Texas.  He… Read more


Josh Tobin

Josh Tobin’s recent credits include Leo in 4000 Miles at Baltimore Center Stage and the title… Read more


Josh Tower

Josh Tower‘s Broadway credits include The Lion King (Simba, also National Tour) and Ragtime.  After stepping away from The Lion… Read more


Judy W. Chen

Judy W. Chen was seen as Chin/Suzuki in M Butterfly by David Henry Hwang for the Columbia University… Read more


Julie Fishell

Julie Fishell has been a resident company member of PlayMakers Repertory Company since 1993 where her many… Read more


Karen Walsh

Karen Walsh Broadway: Machinal with fellow PATP alum Michael Cumpsty, Other Desert Cities, Road to Mecca, Pygmalion, Prelude… Read more


Kathryn Meisle

Kathryn Meisle Broadway credits include A Touch of the Poet, The Constant Wife and Tartuffe, for which she received a Tony… Read more


Katie Paxton

Katie Paxton‘s television credits include The Blacklist, The Good Wife, Forever, and most recently DirecTV’s Billy… Read more


Kelsey Didion

Kelsey Didion and her sketch group Recent Cutbacks were listed in TimeOutNY’s “Top 10 Best Comedy… Read more


Kevin Butler

Kevin Butler was featured opposite Frank Langella and Laura Allen in the motion Picture How You Look To… Read more


Marc Stern

Marc Stern played the lead role in a short feature called United We Stand that was shown at the… Read more


Marla Yost

Marla Yost is a founding member of One Shot Productions, with PATP alumni Matt Patterson and Nikolas Priest. … Read more


Marshall Spann

Marshall Spann booked his first audition in New York, a series of spots for CBS College Sports. … Read more


Matt Garner

Matt Garner‘s recent credits include Happy in Death of a Salesman with Nashville Repertory Theatre and Kyle… Read more


Matthew Ellis Murphy

Matthew Ellis Murphy is a proud founding member (along with alumna Marianne Miller) of The Group… Read more


Matthew Patterson

Matthew Patterson is a founding member of One Shot Productions, with PATP alumni Nikolas Priest and Marla Yost,… Read more


Michael Cumpsty

Michael Cumpsty Broadway appearances include Machinal, The Winslow Boy, End of the Rainbow (Tony nomination), the… Read more


Michael Frederic

Michael Frederic has been seen most recently in the national tour of The Great Divorce, which will… Read more


Michael Houston King

Michael Houston King Michael’s films include The Way Back Home, Opposite Sex, and the City and Written in… Read more


Mike Wiley

Mike Wiley, actor, playwright and director of multiple works in documentary theatre, including The Parchman Hour,… Read more


Nathaniel P. Claridad

Nathaniel P. Claridad – Recently received a Drama League Artist-in-Residence award to direct Endangered Species by PATP… Read more


Nilan Johnson

Nilan Johnson  received a Drama League Artist-in-Residence Award for his play Endangered Species, to be directed… Read more


Paige Johnston Thomas

Paige Johnston Thomas is Co-Owner / Casting Director at Corrigan & Johnston Casting and Casting Southeast in… Read more


Pia Days Pia

Pia Days Pia won Outstanding Supporting Actress in the LAWEBFEST 2015 Web Competition for her portrayal of “Brooklyn”… Read more


Prince T. Bowie

Prince T. Bowie is serving as the Assistant Principal at a high school for the performing… Read more


Rita Marchelya

Rita Marchelya joined Billy Crudup in a reading of David Rabe’s new script, The Black Monk, based on… Read more


Sarah E. Shively

Sarah E. Shively is co-owner of Open Sesame Productions, Inc., a small media production company creating video,… Read more


Susanna Rinehart

Susanna Rinehart is the Faculty Chair of Theatre and Cinema, and an Associate Professor of Performance… Read more


Tiffany R. R. Stanley

Tiffany R. R. Stanley is staying busy working in theatre and film. She just wrapped production on… Read more


Tim Altmeyer

Tim Altmeyer’s recent acting credits include My Old Lady (opposite Estelle Parsons) at Palm Beach Dramaworks,… Read more


Tim Klein

Tim Klein is Head of Theater at the University of Houston-Downtown.  As Artistic Director of The… Read more


Wendy Barrie-Wilson

Wendy Barrie-Wilson was recently at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey playing in The Guardsman.  Other… Read more

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Wes Schultz

Wes Schultz is an award-winning Theater Director and teacher at the Brookfield Academy near Milwaukee, WI. … Read more


Costume Production

Adrienne Corral

Adrienne Corral is currently working as the Specialty Costume Crafts Artisan at Feld Entertainment, Inc. in… Read more


Amanda Phillips Balingit

Amanda Phillips Balingit is privileged to be part of the Richmond Ballet costume shop. Prior to… Read more


Amy A. Page

Amy A. Page is the Costume Director and an assistant professor of theatre with the University… Read more


B. Daniel Weger

B. Daniel Weger founded his own business, B.D.Weger Tailoring for Broadway/TV/Film. Recent contracts include The Late… Read more


Brooks Ann Camper

Brooks Ann Camper worked for several years in New York City as a milliner for Broadway… Read more


Candy McClernan

Candy McClernan a freelance costumer/crafts artisan living in North Carolina, creating costumes and accessories for film,… Read more


Claire Fleming

Claire Fleming is the workroom supervisor at Eric Winterling Inc. in NYC. The shop is currently… Read more


Colleen Dobson

Colleen Dobson is an assistant professor of costume technology at Northern Illinois University.


Corinne Hodges

Corinne Hodges spent the summer managing the Trinity Shakespeare costume shop and is now freelancing in… Read more


Denise Chukhina

Denise Chukhina is currently in the Triangle area working at Spoonflower in Floor Operations. In 2015,… Read more


Denise Wagner

Denise Wagner is a draper at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey.


Emily Heilig

Emily Heilig is currently an adjunct professor @ UNC-Greensboro teaching costume construction courses. This season she… Read more


Erin Abbenante

Erin Abbenante is currently working as a freelance costumer and milliner in the Triangle area. She… Read more


Erin Proud

Erin Proud is currently working as a tailor in New York with fellow UNC alum Daniel… Read more


Hui-Lin (Lydia) Huang

Hui-Lin (Lydia) Huang is on leave from the National Taiwan College of Performing Arts. She is… Read more


Iisha Lemming

Iisha Lemming worked as a first hand for Hugh Hanson at Carelli Costume in New York… Read more


Jacki Blakeney Armit

Jacki Blakeney Armit, a Mississippi native, is the Professor of Practice – Costume Technology at Tulane… Read more


Jade Bettin Papa

Jade Bettin Papa is the Curator at the Design Center located on the campus of Philadelphia… Read more


Jennifer Jacob

Jennifer Jacob is a shopper in the costume department at the Metropolitan Opera in New York… Read more


Kaitlin Fara Smith

Kaitlin Fara Smith is currently working as a freelance costume artisan accepting custom and overhire contracts…. Read more


Kara Monroe

Kara Monroe works with Randy Handley on Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson ONE in Las Vegas,… Read more


Katherine Keener

Katherine Keener is a freelance costumer in Santa Fe, NM. She received her undergraduate degree from… Read more


Kerri Martinsen

Kerri Martinsen has been the Costume Director at the Carolina Ballet since 2010. Before that, she… Read more


Laura Wigginton

Laura Wigginton is currently the Education Program Director for the Virginia Opera Association in Norfolk, VA…. Read more


Lisa Davis

Lisa Davis designs and builds costumes in Los Angeles for film and television. Recent film projects… Read more


Marcy Linton

Marcy Linton has received tenure at University of Virginia, teaching Costume Technology.


Randy Handley

Randy Handley is head of wardrobe for Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson ONE in Las Vegas…. Read more


Reina Alirez

Erin Abbenante is currently working as a freelance costumer and milliner in the Triangle area. She… Read more


Shanna I. Parks

Shanna I. Parks is a cutter at the Seattle Opera. http://shannaparks.wix.com/portfolio After two years in New… Read more


Spencer Henderson

Spencer Henderson has been an instructor and costume shop manager for the University of South Carolina… Read more


Technical Production

Placement of Graduates of the Technical Production Program Include:

 

-Towson University, Technical Director
-Fayetteville State University, Technical Director
-Capital Repertory Company, Technical Director
-The Goodspeed Opera House, Assistant Technical Director
-University Of Northern Texas, Technical Director/ Scene Designer
-Tacoma Actors Theatre, Technical Director
-Touch Mime Troupe, Technical Director/ Designer
-Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Technical Director, Production Manager
-Norman Sound, Production Supervisor
-Maryville College, Technical Director
-Denver Center Theatre Company, Carpenter
-University Of North Carolina at Pembroke, Technical Director, Designer
-Delaware Theatre Company, Technical Director
-Dallas Theatre Center, Technical Director
-Princess Cruise Lines, Back Stage Supervisor
-The Guthrie Theatre, Assistant Technical Director
-Theatre Projects Consultants INC., Draftsman
-Connecticut College, Technical Director
-Cirque Du Soleil, Rigging Operator, Assistant Technical Director
-The Shakespeare Theatre, Technical Director
-PlayMakers Repertory Company, Production Manager, Assistant Technical Director
-Albertson College of Idaho, Technical Director, Scene Designer
-Audio Visual Headquarters, Project Manager
-Lapaglia & Associates, Vice President, Designer
-Lagrange College, Technical Director/ Scene Designer
-San Francisco State University, Technical Director/ Production Manager
-Production Resource Group, Project Manager
-Theatre Consultant Collaborative, Principle Consultant
-All Staging Unlimited, Technical Director
-Studio Lapaglia, Principle, Designer
-Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Assistant Technical Director
-Collegiate School Of Richmond, Head of Scene Design & Construction
-Alley Theatre, Technical Director, Assistant Technical Director
-Creative Visions, Technical Director
-Virginia Commonwealth University, Technical Director

 

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