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Elsbeth M. Collins

Elsbeth M. Collins

A veteran stage manager, Collins also leads the BFA Stage Management program and also serves as the School’s Director of Production,

Sharon Marie Carnicke

Sharon Marie Carnicke

Carnicke is globally respected for her groundbreaking work on Russian acting techniques and innovative examination of film acting.

Portrait of Danny Strong

Danny Strong

Not only an actor, Stong is the creator and showrunner of the Hulu series Dopesick, starring Michael Keaton. He is also an award-winning screenwriter for Game Change, Recount and Lee Daniels’ The Butler, and wrote The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2. (BA ’96)

Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

An Academy Award-winning actor, Whitaker is also an accomplished director and producer. (’82)

Vicki Lewis

Vicki Lewis

An actress with an extensive body of work in TV, film and theatre, Lewis’ voice can also be heard in a myriad of animation projects.

Luis Alfaro

Luis Alfaro

A renowned playwright, performance artist, producer and director, Alfaro is the Associate Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group and a MacArthur “genius” fellow.

Meiling Cheng

Meiling Cheng

Noted performance art critic and poet, Cheng has been published widely in both English and Chinese.

Portrait of Patrick Adams

Patrick J. Adams

Adams is best known for playing the leading role of Mike Ross on USA Network’s Suits, which earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for outstanding actor in a drama series. (BFA ’04)

Portrait of Andrei Belgrader

Andrei Belgrader

Award-winning director of stage, film and television, Belgrader is a member of the MFA in Acting faculty.

Portrait of Deborah Ann Woll

Deborah Ann Woll

Best known for her role on HBO’s True Blood, Woll can be seen in Netflix’s Daredevil. (BFA ’07)