Graduate Programs

Here’s the latest!

Emily Bosco (‘20) – The Mint Theatre, NYC – The Rat Trap   

Nathaniel P. Claridad (‘14) – NBC: New Amsterdam

April Mae Davis (’22)Apple TV:  For All Mankind, season 4

Rishan Dhamija (‘19)  CBS – Blue Bloods

Alex Givens (‘19)National Broadway Tour of  Soldier’s Play

Sergio Mauritz Ang (‘22)HBO 

Brandon Haynes (‘20)Law & Order, Power: Book 3;  ABCD at Barrington Stage Company;

Tori Jewell (‘22) Chautauqua Theatre Company, Summer 2022

Shanelle Leonard (‘19)Confederates by Dominique Morisseau at Signature Theatre in NYC.  India in two episodes of HULU’s Shrill.  

Christine Mirzayan (‘19) Kite Runner on Broadway. 

Josh Tower Aaron Burr in National Tour of Hamilton

Myles – S.W.A.T. and Runaways on Hulu

Tristan – As You Like It in NYC and upcoming Playmakers show

Arielle Yodder and Allison Altman – Birthday Candles on Broadway

Arielle Yodder  – Guest Star on FBI: Most Wanted; Supporting Guest Star on Law and Order: SVU; Mint Theatre Company; 

Benjamin Curns – The Tempest

Gregory DeCandia – Artistic Director Position

Carey Cox – Season 5 recurring role in Handmaid’s Tale.   Stand-by for Laura in the Broadway production of The Glass Menagerie and went on in the role.  She later played the role at the acclaimed Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis.

Jorge Donoso – at Lincoln Center

Professional Actor Training Program

AhDream Smith

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

Anthony August

Arielle Yoder

Arielle Yoder most recently appeared in the Broadway First National Tour of The Humans directed by… 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


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


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 is currently filming the SHOWTIME miniseries THE LOUDEST VOICE IN THE ROOM with Russell… 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

Joy Jones

Joy Jones recently appeared in the world premiere musical Jubilee at Arena Stage, two TV pilots,… 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

Khalil LeSaldo

Khalil LeSaldo

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

Myles Bullock

Myles Bullock has booked a series regular on CW’s Dead Inside, and appeared as a guest star… 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

Omolade Wey

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 has been named to his first job as Principal, at Unidos Dual Language… 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

Sergio Mauritz Ang

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

Tori Jewell

Wendy Barrie-Wilson

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


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

Alex Hagman

Alex Hagman is a draper for the Theatre School at DePaul University. . She received her… 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 principle men… Read more


Brooks Ann Camper

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


Cami Huebert

Cami Huebert is a draper at Tricorne, Ltd. She has draped and designed for the Okoboji… Read more


Candy McClernan

Candy McClernan is enjoying retirement playing disc golf and selling her batik artwork to the Kure… Read more


Claire Fleming-Wawrynek

Claire Fleming-Wawrynek and her husband welcomed a baby girl in July 2021 and are enjoying being… Read more

Colleen Dobson-Font

Colleen Dobson-Font is the Head Tailor at Feld Entertainment in Palmetto, Florida. She works on costumes… Read more

Corinne Hodges Doss

Corinne Hodges Doss and her husband Nolen recently welcomed their fourth child, Mathilda Alexandra Doss.

Danielle Soldat

Danielle Soldat is the Draper at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, IL working on their Broadway… Read more


Denise Dietrich Chukhina

Denise Chukhina creates custom replica costumes for clients all over the world as proprietor of Skeleton… Read more


Denise Wagner

Denise Wagner is the costume director at Rutgers University. Prior to this, she worked for many… Read more

Ellen Cornette

Ellen Cornette is the costume shop manager at UNC-Wilmington. She received her BA in Theatre, Design… Read more


Emily Heilig

Emily Heilig is currently the lecturer of costume technology and costume crafts supervisor at UNC-Greensboro. She… Read more

Emily Plonski

Emily Plonski works as a digital patternmaker and technical designer for Disney Parks Live Entertainment in… Read more


Erin Abbenante

Erin Abbenante is a dean’s assistant at Duke University. Prior to this, she  worked as an… Read more


Erin Proud

Erin Korey Proud is a tailor on the HBO show The Gilded Age. Previously she has… Read more

Erin Rodgers

Erin Rodgers is currently working at Clemson University as the professor of costume technology. While at… Read more

Erin Torkelson

Erin Torkelson is the costume shop supervisor at Baylor University. She spent seven seasons working at… 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 Associate Professor of Costume Technology for Florida State… Read more

Jade Bettin Papa

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

Jane Reichard

Jane Reichard received her BS in Biochemistry from Berry College. She has worked at the Santa… Read more


Jennifer Jacob

Jennifer Jacob  is currently the assistant women’s chorus costume supervisor at the Metropolitan Opera in New York… Read more

Kaitlin Fara Smith

Kaitlin Fara Smith is a design operations associate at Meridian Brands, LLC.

Kara Monroe

Kara Monroe works at Studio 317, a creative product development company in Portland, OR.

Katherine Keener

Katherine Keener is a freelance costume maker based in Santa Fe, NM. She opened her retail… Read more


Kelly Renko-Clarkson

Kelly Renko-Clarkson is a Tailor/Seamstress and Costumer for film and television. Her most recent work was… Read more

Kerri Martinsen

Kerri Martinsen is the Costume Director at the Charlotte Ballet. She was the Costume Director at… Read more

Laura Wigginton

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

Leah Pelz

Leah Pelz has recently accepted a position as the Master Tailor at Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt… Read more

Lisa Davis

Lisa Davis Recent projects include Costume Design (for the human cast) of Muppet Haunted Mansion for… Read more


M. Spencer Henderson

M. Spencer Henderson is the costume shop supervisor at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA.

Marcy Linton

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

Max Epps

Max Epps is a draper for the Theatre School at DePaul University. She previously worked as… Read more


Michelle Bentley

Michelle Bentley is a freelance costume maker in St. Louis, MO, recent contracts include the Repertory… Read more


Randy Handley

Randy Handley is the Costume Shop Manager for The Theatre School at DePaul University. Formerly Randy… Read more


Reina Alirez Herberger

Reina Alirez Herberger is an active member of IATSE Local 705 Motion Picture Costumers. Past employment… Read more

Robin Burton Ankerich

Robin Burton Ankerich is currently working as a draper in the dance program costume shop at… Read more


Samantha Reckford

Samantha Reckford is a freelance costume technician specializing in costume crafts and based in the NJ… Read more


Shanna I. Parks

Shanna I. Parks is a cutter at the Seattle Opera.


Sherry Wu

Sherry Wu is a stitcher and cutter’s assistant at the NYC Ballet. She received her BFA… Read more


Siobhan Nestor

Siobhan Nestor is currently working as principal women’s draper at the Metropolitan Opera. After graduating from… Read more

Technical Production

Adam Curry

Adam Curry is an Assistant Project Manager at Atomic Design in Pennsylvania.

Gregory Condon

Greg is the Technical Director at Stephen F Austin State University in Texas . Prior to… Read more

Jacob Walton

Jacob Walton is a Drafter/Detailer at Atomic Design in Pennsylvania.  

Kevin Pendergast

Currently a carpenter at MadeFirst creative design and custom fabrication company in Nashville, TN. Born and… Read more

Kyle Spens

Kyle Spens is the Production and Technical Director at Portland Opera in Oregon. He has worked professionally… Read more


Mackenzie Kovaka

Mackenzie Kovaka has recently been the Head Carpenter on the Rock of Ages Tour, Automation Operator… Read more


Nate Pohl

Nate is the Technical Director at Boise State University where he previously received his Bachelor’s in… Read more

Patrick Hardison

Pat is an Assistant Project Manager of Custom Fabrication at Atomic Design in Lititz, PA. He… Read more

Paul Edghill

Originally from Barbados, Paul has resided in North Carolina for the past twenty years. He has… Read more

Rocky Love

Hailing from West Virginia, Rocky has spent the past decade working in Boise, Idaho for an… Read more

Scott Billik

Scott is currently a Project Manager at Pinnacle.


TJ Hansen

TJ Hansen is currently an Estimator at Georgia Stage. He has worked as Technical Director for… 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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