Alumni

Sam Peckinpah

Sam Peckinpah was a director, writer, and innovator of the Western genre. He wrote and directed the films Straw Dogs, The Wild Bunch, and Bring…

Buck Taylor

Buck Taylor

Buck Taylor is best known for his series regular role on the show Gunsmoke. He appeared in many other western genre projects including roles on the…

Peter Vack

Peter Vack

Peter Vack is known for playing Alex Merriweather on Amazon series Mozart in the Jungle and played the lead role in the MTV series I Just Want My Pants…

Briga Heelan

Briga Heelan

Briga Heelan starred in the NBC series Great News and the film Literally, Right Before Aaron. She was a lead in the TBS series Ground Floor. She has also had…

Colin Woodell

Colin Woodell

Colin Woodell is an actor who stars in the films Unfriended: Dark Web and Call of the Wild, and the television series The Purge. His…

McKinley Belcher III

McKinley Belcher III is an actor whose best known roles include Anthony Carter in FOX’s The Passage, Agent Trevor in Netflix’s Ozark and Samuel Diggs on PBS’s Mercy…

Kelly Preston

Kelly Preston

Kelly Preston appeared in over 60 TV shows and films — including Twins, From Dusk till Dawn, Jerry Maguire, What a Girl Wants, The Cat…

Shiri Appleby

Shiri Appleby

Shiri Appleby is an actor known for her leading role as Liz Parker in the television series Roswell and starring role on Lifetime’s dramedy UnREAL. Screen credits include…

Tim Dang

Tim Dang

Tim Dang is an actor and director who served as the artistic director of East West Players for 23 years. He is the recipient of…

Austin Wang

Austin Wang

Austin Wang is the director of the Taipei Performing Arts Center. He is also a scenic and lighting designer who was presented with Taiwan’s prestigious National…