Alumni News

Two Alums Nominated for Drama Desk Awards Photo of My Mañana Comes

Alum José Joaquin Perez (r. above) has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for his work in My Mañana Comes by Elizabeth Irwin, directed by Chay Yew at Playwright's Realm. Alum Hunter Bell and his writing partner Lee Overtree were nominated for Outstanding Book of a Musical for Found: A New Musical.

Betts in UnmentionablesPhoto of Unmentionables

Alum Jimmy Betts appears in Nylon Fusion Theatre Company's production of Joseph Samuel Wright's play Unmentionables.

Thicket and ThistlePhoto of Thicket and Thistle

Alumni Kyle Acheson, Corley Pillsbury, Jonathan Eric Foster, and Nyssa Duchow perform in New York as Thicket and Thistle.Thicket & Thistle is a NYC-based folk band and writing/performance collective, focused on devising new works which interweave theatre and original music.  

Breen ALD First Wives ClubPhoto of First Wives Club

Alumna Kaitlyn Breen is Assistant Lighting Designer for the Broadway bound musical adaptation of the film First Wives Club. The show is running at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago.

Alums in Our TownPhoto of Our Town

Alumni Adam King and Galen Crawley appear as George and Emily in The New American Shakespeare Tavern production of Our Town in Atlanta GA.

Escamilla in Hot PursuitPhoto of Hot Pursuit

Alum Michael Ray Escamilla is cast in Hot Pursuit, starring Rees Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara. Click here to read an interview with Michael on

Scott in Something Rotten!

Photo of Something Rotten

Alum Michael James Scott is part of the new Broadway musical Something Rotten. Michael has previously appeared in Aladdin, The Book of Mormon and Hair. From the co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Avenue Q comes something original... something fresh... Something Rotten!, a world-premiere musical comedy about the musical comedy that started it all.