Marquee – Spring 2016 List

Patrick J. Adams (BFA ’04) stars as Tim in The Last Mach at The Old Globe.

Leigh-Allyn Baker (BFA ’94) is the voice of Queen Coralie for Jake and the Never Land Pirates.

Troian Bellisario (BFA ’09) stars as Mallory in The Last Mach at The Old Globe.

Beck Bennett (BFA ’07) is seen in Zoolander 2. He will also be featured in the animated film Sing.

Nichole Bloom (BA ’11) plays Cheyenne in NBC’s Superstore.

Roland Buck III (BFA ’14) plays a recurring role on NBC’s Chicago Med.

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Meghan Corea (BFA ’06) is assistant costume designer for Netflix’s Daredevil.

Katrina Coulourides (BFA ’05) is a designer at Thinkwell Group.

Veronika Dash (BA ’10) attended the Cannes Film Festival for her role in the film Youth, directed by Oscar winner Paolo Sorrentino. She can also be seen opposite David Strumholtz in the new indie comedy Ghost Team, as well as in a Honda selfie commercial and was recently cast in the Vagina Monologues at the New School in NYC.

Cynthia DeCure (BA ’88) was appointed as diversity chair for the Voice and Speech Trainers Association. She also vocal coached the SDA’s production of Marisol by José Rivera. She is on faculty at CalArts School of Theater.

Frank Ferrante (BA ’85) starred in his one-man show, An Evening with Groucho, at The Pasadena Playhouse.

Francisco Pryor Garat (MFA ’13) played Esteban in the off-Broadway production of Steve, directed by Cynthia Nixon.

Ben Giroux (BA ’07) released a rap video called “Little Dude Anthem.”

Margaret Ivey (BA ’11) played Ann in People’s Light’s production of All My Sons, which featured an African-American cast. She will return to People’s Light this spring as Lady Anne in Richard III. She is also a proud new member of AEA.

Shannon Lucio (BA ’02) is seen as Patrica Lea in the remake mini series Roots.

Kevin Mambo (BFA ’95) performed off-Broadway in Classic Stage Company’s Mother Courage and Her Children.

A. W. Marshall (MFA ’00) saw his collection of short stories, Simple Pleasures (ELJ Publications, NY) and his play, Pan (Mead/Hill, NY) published in 2015.

James Morosini (BA ’14) is performing as Ralph Berger in Awake and Sing by Clifford Odets at the Odyssey Theatre.

Vanessa J. Noon (BFA ’96) production managed the 88th Academy Awards.

Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx (BA ’11) most recently directed a public reading of the Sanskrit drama Shakuntala by Kalidasa at A Noise Within, in collaboration with East West Players, to explore expanding the classical cannon and present readings of classic, non-western plays. He also directed a public reading of Madhuri Shekar’s new play, Monkey Love, at Playwrights’ Arena and a public reading of Louisa Hill’s new play, Frances and the Argonauts, at Skylight Theatre Company.

Kathryn Poppen (BFA ’08) was an assistant costume designer at The Pasadena Playhouse for the world premiere musical Break Through.

Jeremy Pivnick (BA ’01) is lighting designer for Colony Collapse at The Theatre @ Boston Court.

Pete Ploszek (MFA ‘12) is the voice of Leonardo for the upcoming film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows and performed as Zeb in The Wedding Party.

Tomm Polos (BFA ’10) is the current digital spokesman for AT&T. He portrays “Owen” in the “Owen on the Move” campaign to promote the “myAT&T” app.

Madison Rhoades (BA ’13) opened her business, Cross Roads Escape Games in Anaheim.

Sarah Schuessler (BA ’07) was the costumer for Love the Coopers and key costumer for Mighty Med.

Jamie Snow (BA ’07) is casting director for Nick’s Game Shakers.

Karan Soni (BA ’11) plays Martin in Blunt Talk, starring Patrick Stewart. He was also Dopinder in the Marvel film Deadpool.

Anthony Sparks (BFA ’94, PhD ’12) is currently a writer and supervising producer for the upcoming 2016 television drama Queen Sugar, which is created and directed by groundbreaking Selma-director Ava Duvernay and executive produced by Duvernay and Oprah Winfrey for the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).

Madigan Stehly (BFA ’14) is a lighting designer at Full Flood, Inc. His recent works include Grease: Live on Fox and assistant lighting design for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards and 57th Grammy Awards.

Danny Strong (BA ’95) directing Rebel in the Rye, a script he adapted based on the Kenneth Slawenski biography JD Salinger: A Life. Kevin Spacey has been set to star with Nicholas Hoult in the drama.

Peter Vack (BFA ’09) is Alex in the Amazon series Mozart in the Jungle.

Donald Webber Jr. (BFA ’08) was featured in NBC’s musical broadcast of The Wiz LIVE!

Last updated Feb. 1, 2016.