Theatre & Musical Theatre News

  • Current Students Working Professionally

    Musical Theatre students Katie Porterfield and Amanda Parker are cast in the production
    of Xanadu at the Stages Theatre in Houston, Texas.

    Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar

    May 21 - June 29 2014

    Christina Stroup Katie Porterfieldare
  • Theatre Design & Technology
    Upperclassmen and Alumni working in theatres in eight different states from California to Massachusetts.

    Mitch    Cronin         -   Stages Repertory Theatre, Production Internship

    Roberto    DeHoyo   -  Camp Taconic, Massachusetts, Stagecraft Counselor

    Rachel    Domask     -   Pacific Center for Performing Arts, California,
                                         Assistant Costume Design Apprenticeship

    Colleen     Doyle      -   Westport Country Playhouse, Connecticut, Production Internship

    Rachel     Drewes    -   Stages Repertory Theatre, Production Internship

    Ben     Herrera        -   Unity Theatre, Technical Director, The Emperor’s New Clothes

    Marissa     Hetzer    -   Texas Shakespeare Festival, carpenter; Alabama Shakespeare Festival,
                                        Season carpenter

    John     Moore         -   Kids Peddle Tractor Pull, Oregon, Tour Crew, Main Street Youth Theatre,
                                        Lighting Design Assistant

    Malcolm    Nichols    -   Houston Shakespeare Festival, Master Carpenter

    Jennifer     Sullivan   -  Harbor Playhouse, Corpus Christi, Assistant Make up design, Shrek

    Paisley     Timm        -  Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Scenic Artist

    Charly     Topper      -   Unity Theatre, Set Designer, The Emperor’s New Clothes

    Connor     Toups      -  Alley Theatre, Electrician over hire

    Amanda     Woods   -  Trumpet in the Land, Ohio, Props Department

  • Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Awards

    Irene Ryan Nominees
    Connor Lyon, Viktoria Kareva-Acting

    Meritorious Awards
    Catie Blencowe-Lighting
    Jackie Ontiveros-Stage Management

    Dog Sees God
    Irene Ryan Nominees
    Taylor Beyer, Christian Quiroga-Acting

    Meritorious Awards
    Tyler Martin-Directing

  • Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Awards

    Much Ado About Nothing
    Irene Ryan Nominees
    Ashten Lane, Chase Parker-Acting

    Meritorious Awards
    Mitchell Cronin- Lighting
    Kristina Hanssen-Costuming

    Irene Ryan Nominees
    Brandon Whitley, Thomas Williams-Acting

    Musical Theatre Initiative Nominees

    Brandon Whitley, Maryann Williams-Acting

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