Consistent with tradition, there is a long, winding and
unpredictable path that our theatre and dance alums have followed. Some of the things that have come to
our attention are mentioned below:
Scott McPheeters and Sara Nye recently collaborated on a
production for the Philly Fringe Festival titled “Chick.” Scott also continues very actively in
the Philly danc3e scene, having recently performed with the Nichole Canuso
Kim Kalish produced an Equity Showcase production on Theatre
Row (Samuel Beckett Theatre) of Songs for a New World. The production benefited the Patrick Michael McMurphy Memorial Foundation.
She is taking Improv classes at Upright Citizen's Brigade and is heavily involved with a sketch group called "The After School Specials". Kim also reports that Andrea Schwartz is currently splitting her time between Baltimore and New York. Both Kim and Andrea are working on a web series. And, Ellen Joffred is on her way to New York.
Kris Mioskie performed in "Don't Tell Mama's in the Cabaret.
Speaking of New York, Andy Kirtland has relocated there, and
has landed a staged reading as well as a day job with the Baseball
Foundation. He is also continuing
to act with the New England Shakespeare Festival. More recently, he performed in "Macbeth", playing Banquo and the Doctor, among others for the Stella Adler Studios.
Of course, our own Rick Fisher was the toast of New York as
he received his second Tony Award, this time for the lighting of Billy Elliot.
Across the river, Midge McCoy is teaching theatre classes in
New Jersey, with a “day job” with the Hartford Insurance Company. Sarah Gafgen continues to add roles to
her resume, recently as Annie Oakley in the Ptittman Broadway Theatre’s
production of Annie Get Your Gun.
She also works extensively with Philadelphia’s Hedgerow Theatre. More recently, she has been involved in the Philly Theatre. http://www.southphillyreview.com/news/lifestyles/Gafgen-forgets-her-troubles-123957284.html?page=1&comments=1&showAll=
Janet Zarecor, Josh Sherman and their Impetuous Theatre
Company keep making waves and headlines in New York.
Vlad Olievschi recently relocated to Europe where he is
working with the European Bank for
Reconstruction and Development.
Michael McElroy is currently working at the Arden Theater in Philadelphia, a little acting, box office and teaching drama classes to children.
Andre "Dre" Herbert '15 has worked with the Orlando Shakespeare
Festival after spending the summer working in a Theatre in Maine . More recently, she was the production manager for a play festival in Brooklyn, stage managing "Ragtime" the musical with a cast of 50 in North Carolina and she was stage managing the first show of "The 39 Steps".
Brie Hines '14 and Lindsay Anderson '14 were featured during the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. As well as, Shamus Hunter McCarty '14 for design. The three are co-founders of Hyphen-Nation Arts. Also, Shamus Hunter McCarty '14 was the Assistant Director and Designer for the Summer Theatre of Meredith Village and Assistant Director for the Flashpoint Theatre Company. Lastly, he is designing for Wolf Performing Arts Center as well.
Kathryn (Kat) Rother '16 worked with Director Noah Tuleja, a previous adjunct Professor of Theatre, on a show during the Fringe in NYC.
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