Michi Barall (’96)
Off-Broadway credits include Hotel Cassiopeia (BAM), EST Marathon 2007, The Attic (Play Co), Jump/Cut, Carson McCullers (Women’s Project), Ivanov (Ma-Yi), Unwrap Your Candy (Vineyard), Saved or Destroyed (Rattlestick), Suenõ (MCC), wAve (Ohio). Television and film credits include “Cosby”, “Law & Order”, “Third Watch”, “New Amsterdam”, “I Will Avenge You Iago” and “Personal Velocity”.
Mia Barron (’99)
Recent Broadway credits include Tom Stoppard’s Trilogy: The Coast of Utopia. Other credits include House of Blue Leaves (Center Theater Group), A Flea In Her Ear (Williamstown Theater Festival), The Pain and The Itch, The World Over, She Stoops to Comedy (Playwrights Horizons). Film credits include “27 Dresses”, “Righteous Kill” and “The F Word”. Voices Sally Impossible and Molotov Cocktease on the animated television series “The Venture Brothers.”
Vivienne Benesch (’93)
New York stage appearances include After The Fall on Broadway, Belle Epoque at Lincoln Center, and Vienna: Lusthaus at New York Theatre Workshop, the latter two under the direction of Martha Clarke. Numerous film & television credits including “American Splendor”, “Six Feet Under”, “Sex & The City” and “Law & Order”. Recently named Co-Artistic Director of Chautauqua Conservatory Theatre Company.
Trazana Beverly (‘69)
Tony award winner for For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow is Enuf. Has worked extensively Off-Broadway and in regional theatre, most recently in Marko the Prince at Barrow Group Theatre.
Barry Bostwick (’68)
Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical for The Robber Bridegroom, Tony nomination for the role of Danny Zuko in the original production of Grease. Tony nomination for the revival of They Knew What They Wanted. Won a Golden Globe for his role in the miniseries “War and Remembrance.” Numerous film and television roles including Brad in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and the Mayor in ABC-TV’s “Spin City”.
Peter C. Brosius (’80)
Artistic Director of The Children’s Theater Company in Minneapolis, MN. The Children’s Theater won the 2003 Tony award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. Has directed in theatres across the country and spent many years as the director-in-residence at The Sundance Playwrights Laboratory.
Kevin Carroll (’94)
Broadway credits include Tony award-winning Take Me Out, 45 Seconds From Broadway, Bring In Da Noise Bring In Da Funk, and Angels in America. Off-Broadway credits include The Piano Teacher, Seven Guitars, Stop Kiss, Twelth Night, Skin of Our Teeth and many more. Films include “The Notorious Bettie Page”, “The Secret Lives of Dentists”, “Paid In Full”, “Jesus’ Son”, “Being John Malkovich”, “Notes In a Minor Key” and more along with multiple television credits. Founded The Katalyst Consultancy and wrote Rules of the Red Rubber Ball: Find and Sustain your Life’s Work.
John Conlee (’94)
Broadway credits include The Constant Wife, God Bless You Mr. Rosewater, A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, The Threepenny Opera, 1776 and The Full Monty on both Broadway and in London’s West End—a production for which he received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his role as Dave Bukatinsky. Other theater credits include Pig Farm, The Bald Soprano, The Butter and Egg Man, Once in a Lifetime, The Green Heart and Henry VIII. Film credits included “Serendipity”, “Stephanie Daily”, and “The Rebound”. Television credits include “Dirty, Sexy, Money”, “Law and Order”, “Cosby”, and “Spin City”.
Billy Crudup (’94)
Tony award winner for his performance in Tom Stoppard’s Coast of Utopia on Broadway in 2007. Drama Desk Award nominee for Chekhov’s Three Sisters. Tony nominations for title roles in The Pillowman and The Elephant Man, Outer Critics Circle Award for his debut in Arcadia at Lincoln Center. Numerous film appearances including leading roles in “Stage Beauty”, “Big Fish”, “Jesus’ Son”, “Almost Famous”, “Charlotte Gray”, and “Waking the Dead”.
Daniel Dae Kim (’96)
Screen Actors Guild Award recipient for his ensemble role on ABC’s Lost as Jin Kwon. Recurring television roles include Angel, ER, and a role on 24 as Agent Tom Baker. Film credits include The Jackal, For Love of the Game, Hulk, Spider-Man 2 and Crash. He recently performed on the New York stage in Anton Chekhov’s Ivanov.
Bruce Davison (’69)
Broadway stage credits Tiger at the Gates, The Elephant Man and The Glass Menagerie. Off-Broadway credits include King Richard III, Love Letters, The Cocktail Hour, and How I Learned To Drive. Oscar nominee for Best Supporting Actor for “Longtime Companion”. Films include “Breach”, “The Dead Girl”, “Six Degrees of Separation”, “Runaway Jury”, “The Crucible”, “X-Men” and “X2”. Some television credits include “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”, “The L Word”, “Battle Star Galactica”, “Lost”, “Numb3r’s”, “Law and Order: SVU”, “Jack and Bobby”, and “Enterprise.”
Garret Dillahunt (’91)
Appeared as Deputy Wendell in “No Country For Old Men”. Other films include “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”, “Life”, “John From Cincinnati”, and recent releases “Pretty Bird” and “The Road”. Television credits include “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”, “Numb3ers”, “John From Cincinatti”, “ER” “Law and Order”, “Deadwood”, and “The X Files”. Broadway roles include Bertram Crates in the revival of Inherit the Wind and Nöjd in The Father.
Jeffrey Donovan (’94)
Currently stars as Michael Westen in “Burn Notice”. Other television credits include “Crossing Jordan”, “Monk”, “Law and Order”, and “Spin City”. Film credits include “Changeling”, “Hindsight”, “Hitch”, “Sleepers”, and “Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2.” Theater credits include An Inspector Calls and Toys in the Attic.
Aunjanue Ellis (’95)
Broadway credits include The Tempest and Drowning Crow. Film credits includes “Men of Honor”, “The Caveman’s Valentine”, “Lovely & Amazing”, “Undercover Brother”, “Freedomland”,and “Ray”. Television credits include “The Practice”, “E- Ring”, “Law and Order”, and “Numb3rs.”
Frankie R. Faison (’74)
Winner of the Flordia Film Critics Circle in 2003 for best Ensemble or Cast, and nominated for a Tony for Best Actor in 1987 for August Wilson’s Fences. Off-Broadway credits include Playland, Before It Hits Home and King Lear. Film credits include “Coming to America”, “Mother Night”, “The Thomas Crown Affair”, “Man Hunter”, “The Silence of the Lambs”, “Hannibal”, “Red Dragon”, “White Chicks”, and “Down to Earth”.Television credits include “The Wire”, “Law and Order: SVU”, “All My Children”, and “Cosby.”
Manoel Felciano (’04)
Tony Award nominee for his role as Tobias in the revival of Sweeney Todd on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include Brooklyn, Jesus Christ Superstar and Cabaret.
Kate Forbes (’91)
Broadway credits include The School for Scandal (for which she won a Theater World Award), Inherit the Wind, Macbeth, and Sight Unseen. Off Broadway and Regional credits include Love, Janis (Village Theater), Othello (Public Theater), The Entertainer (Classic Stage Company), The Night of the Iguana (Guthrie Theater); Candida, Learned Ladies, (McCarter Theatre).
Edi Gathegi (’05)
Film credit includes “Gone Baby Gone”, “Crank”, “Death Sentence”, “The Fifth Patient”, and “Twilight”. Television credits include “Lincoln Heights”, “Veronica Mars”, “House” as Dr. Cole, and “CSI: Miami”. Stage Credits include Two Trains Running, King Hedley II, Blues for an Alabama Sky, Golden Boy, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, The Crucible, Fade, A Maiden's Prayer (for which he received the Santa Barbara Independent Award), A Raisin in the Sun, Othello, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Cyrano, and Dutchman.
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Jordan Gelber (’00)
Originated the role of Brian in the Tony Award- Winning play Avenue Q. Can currently be seen on Broadway in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. Off-Broadway credits include Mike Leigh's 2000 Years (New Group), Avenue Q (Vineyard), The Joke (Studio Dante), Birth and After Birth (Atlantic Theater) and recently Realism and Jump! at the Exchange Theatre. Film and Television Credits include the upcoming “Pelham 123”, “Pretty Bird”, “Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead”, “Everyday People”, “Riding in Cars With Boys”, “Law and Order: CI ”, “Law and Order SVU”, and “The Sopranos.”
Charlotte Gibson (’90)
Began her career with roles on the stage (Regional theater) and on daytime television. Is now a playwright and writer for “Days of our Lives”, “As the World Turns”, and “All My Children”. She is the winner of three day time Emmy awards and four Writers Guild Awards. Her original plays include Queen of Swords, Lost Creek Township (Kennedy Center Funds for New American Plays Award, AT&T On Stage Award), The Temple, and Dawn and Still Dark (New Professional Theater Award).
Julia Gibson (’87)
Actor and stage director whose Broadway credits include the 2004 revival of ‘night, Mother. Other theater credits include The Playboy of the Western World, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Dancing at Lughnasa, The Little Foxes, All’s Well That Ends Well, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Importance of Being Ernest, The Learned Ladies, Tally’s Folly and Angel’s in America, Parts I and II. Film and television credits include “Android”, “Upheaval”, “Changing Lanes”, “Michael Clayton”, “Law and Order”, and “Law and Order: CI”.
Enver Gjokaj (’05)
New York and regional theater credits include The Cherry Orchard (Huntington), As You Like It (The Public/NYSF) and Christmas in Naples (Williamstown Theater Festival). Film credits include “Eagle Eye”, “Spinning Into Butter”, “The Path to 9/11,” and “Filthy Gorgeous”. Television Credits include “”The Unit, “Law and Order: CI”, and “Dollhouse.”
Christopher Guest (‘71)
Director and actor whose film credits include “This is Spinal Tap”, “A Mighty Wind,” “Best in Show,” “For Your Consideration,” “Waiting for Guffman,” “A Few Good Men”, “Mrs. Henderson Presents”, and “The Princess Bride”. Television credits include “Saturday Night Live,” and “Laverne and Shirley.”
Michael C. Hall (’96)
Currently stars as Dexter Morgan in Showtime’s original series “Dexter” for which he has received Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. He made his Broadway debut as Emcee in Cabaret. Off Broadway credits include Macbeth and Cymbeline at the New York Shakespeare Festival, Timon of Athens and Henry V at the New York Public Theater, The English Teachers at the Manhattan Class Company (MCC), and Corpus Christi at the Manhattan Theatre Club. Film and television credits include David Fischer in “Six Feet Under,” “Bereft”, and “Paycheck”.
Marcia Gay Harden (’88)
Debuted and received a Tony award for her role as Harper in Angels in America. Won an Academy Award for her work in “Pollock” and received a nomination for “Mystic River.” Among other numerous credits are “Into the Wild”, “The Mist”, “The Dead Girl”, “American Dreamz,” “American Gun,” “The Imagemaker,” “Miller’s Crossing,” “Flubber,” “Meet Joe Black,” “Labor of Love,” “Space Cowboys,” and “Law & Order: SVU.”
Jason Butler Harner (’97)
Broadway credits include the role of Ivan Turgenev in Tom Stoppard’s Trilogy The Coast of Utopia. He was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for The Paris Letter and received an Obie Award for his work in Hedda Gabler at New York Theatre Workshop, amongst numerous other stage roles. Film and television credits include “Changeling”, “Next”, “The Good Shepard” and “Fringe,” “John Adams,” “The Closer,” and “Law & Order: SVU”, and “Criminal Intent.”
Miriam Healy-Louie (’90)
Broadway credits include Translations, Philadelphia, Here I Come!, and Dancing at Lughnasa. Other NY Theater credits include Romeo and Juliet and Othello. Film credits include “No Telling”, or the “Frankenstein Complex”.
Marin Hinkle (’91)
Currently stars as Judith Harper on “Two and a Half Men”. Appeared on Broadway in Electra and A Thousand Clowns. Also appeared in The Dybbuk and Henry VIII at the Public Theater. Other film and television credits include “Once and Again,” “Spin City,” “Law & Order,” “Without a Trace,” “ER,” “House,” “I'm Not Rappaport”, “Frequency”, “The Next Big Thing”, “I Am Sam,” and “Dark Blue”.
Neal Huff (’92)
Broadway credits include The Tempest, The Lion in Winter, and Take Me Out. Other theater credits include The Foreigner and The Little Dog Laughed. Film and television credits include “The Wedding Banquet”, “Big Daddy”, “The Good Shepherd”, “Law & Order,” “The Wire,” and “Six Degrees.”
Mary Beth Hurt (’72)
Three time Tony nominee for her work on Broadway in Trelawny of the "Wells", Crimes of the Heart and Benefactors. Will soon be seen on Broadway in Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls. Other theater credits include Humble Boy, The Day Room, A Delicate Balance, The Secret Rapture, The Misanthrope, Oblivion Postponed, One Shoe Off, Othello, As You Like It, Pericles and The Cherry Orchard. Film credits include “Untraceable”, “The Dead Girl”, “Lady In The Water”, “Exorcism of Emily Rose”, “Affliction”, “Autumn in New York”, “Family Man”, “Bringing Out the Dead”, “Six Degrees of Separation”, “The Age of Innocence”, and “Red Dragon”.
Kevin Isola (’95)
Broadway credits include Brooklyn Boy. Other New York theatre credits include Twelfth Night, Venus and Wasp & Other Plays (NYSF); Everett Beekin and Woyzeck of Sarajevo (Lincoln Center); The Water Children (Playwrights Horizons) and The New Bozena (Cherry Lane Theatre). Regional theatre includes The New Bozena (Hudson Theatre), Venus (Yale Repertory), Macbeth (Georgia Shakespeare Festival) and Twelfth Night, An Enemy of the People and Translations (Monomoy TheatreTelevision). Film and television credits include “Damages”, “Boston Leagal”, “Law and Order”, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”.
Steve Kazee (’05)
Broadway credits include To Be or Not To Be, 110 in the Shade, Seascape and Monty Python’s Spamalot. Off-Broadway and regional credits include As You Like It (NYSF) and The Subject Was Roses (Kennedy Center, Helen Hayes nomination). Television credits include “NCIS”, “Numb3rs” and “Medium”.
Catherine Kellner (’95)
New York and regional theater credits include Escape From Happiness (Naked Angels), Troilus and Cressida (NYSF), You Never Can Tell (Roundabout), The Iceman Cometh (Brooks Atkinson Theater), Refuge (Playwrights Horizons), Necessary Targets (Hartford Stage Company), The Long Christmas Ride Home (Vineyard), and Minutes From the Blue Route (Atlantic Theater Company). Film credits include “Six Degrees of Separation”, “200 Cigarettes”, “Alchemy”, “Tully”, and “Pearl Harbor”.
Karl Kenzler (’94)
Broadway credits include The Caretaker, Dinner at Eight, and The Heiress. Off- Broadway credits include Hamlet, Spinning Into Butter, The Charity That Began at Home, Diana of Dobson’s, and The Libertine (NY premiere). Television credits include “Law and Order”, “Law and Order: SVU”, “Rescue Me” and a co-starring role in “Now and Again”.
Glen Kessler (’97)
Wrote, produced, and appeared in the television serious “Damages”. Other Television credits include “Law and Order”, “Law and Order: SVU”, “The Sopranos”, and “Stella Shorts”
Harley Jane Kozak (’80)
Author (Dating Dead Men and A Date You Can’t Refuse) and actress whose stage credits include Born Yesterday, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Lost in Yonkers, Love Letters, Man of the Moment, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Seagull, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Twelfth Night. Film credits include “Parenthood”, “Arachnophobia”, “The Favor”, “Sideout”, “The Taking of Beverly Hills”, “Necessary Roughness”, “All I Want for Christmas”, “Magic in the Water”, and “Dark Planet”.
Peter Krause (’90)
Currently starring in Dirty Sexy Money on ABC. Starred in the Sci Fi Channel miniseries The Lost Room in 2006 and HBO's Six Feet Under.
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Tony Kushner (’84)
Wrote such works as A Bright Room Called Day, Angels in America, A Dybbuk, Henry Box Brown, and Munich. Winner of several awards including an Emmy, two Tonys, and A Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Maggie Lacey (’99)
Broadway credits include Dividing the Estate, Inherit the Wind, and Our Town, along with numerous other NY theater credits. Film and television credits include “War of the Worlds”, “Law and Order: CI”, “Law and Order: SVU”, and “Sex in the City”.
Ronald Lagomarsino (‘77)
Stage, film and television director. Broadway credits include directing the Last Night of Ballyhoo and My Favorite Year. Other stage credits include Digby, for which he won a Drama Desk Award, and Driving Miss Daisy for which he received another Drama Desk nomination. Television credits include directing “The Unit”, “Ghost Whisperer”, “Shark”, “My So-Called Life”, “Ally McBeal”, “Joan of Arcadia”, “30 Something”, and “One Life to Live”.
Eriq LaSalle (’84)
Theater credits include Death and the King, Two Trains Running, and multiple production with The Public Theater’s Shakespeare-in-the-Park series. Film credits include Darryl in “Comingto America”, “Jacob’s Latter”, and One Hour Photo. Television credits include “ER”, “A Different World”, and “One Life to Live”. Directing credits include “Law and Order: SVU” and “Without a Trace”.
Antoinette La Vecchia (’92)
New York theater credits include The Bottle House (Public Theater), Puccinni: A Composer’s Journey (Carnegie Hall), String of Pearls (Primary Stages), Magic Hands Freddi (SoHo Playhouse), Kimberly Akimbo (MTC) and many more as well as regional credits including Comedy of Errors, La Bella Familia, Tough Titty, Triumph of Love, The Laramie Project, Italian American Reconciliation, On the Razzle and Two Gentlemen of Verona. Television Credits include “The Sopranos”, “Law and Order: SVU”, “Law and Order”, and “One Life to Live”
Deirde Lovejoy (’87)
Broadway credits include Hannah…1939 along with other New York theater credits. Television credits include “Law and Order”, “Spin City”, “Law and Order: CI”, “Without a Trace”, “West Wing”, “Nip/Tuck”, “Numb3rs”, and “Law and Order : SVU”. Film credits include “The Talented Mr. Ripley”, “13 Conversations”, and “Step Up”.
Florencia Lozano (’96)
Film and television credits include “Deception”, “Perfect Stranger”, “One Life to Live”, “Gossip Girl”, “Law and Order: SVU”, “Law and Order: CI”, and “Lipstick Jungle”.
Camryn Manheim (’87)
Obie Award winner for her role in the production Missing Persons. Other recent theater credits include Romeo and Juliet (The Public) and her original one-woman play Wake Up, I’m Fat!. Also won both Emmy and Golden Globes for her role as Eleanor Frutt “The Practice”. Currently stars on CBS’s Ghost Whisperer. Film credits include "An Unfinished Life," "Dark Water," "Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School," "Scary Movie 3," "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion," "Happiness" and "The Road to Wellville." She recently completed shooting "Slipstream," a film written and directed by Anthony Hopkins. Other television credits include “Law and Order”, “One Life to Live”, “Touched by an Angel”, “Ally McBeal”, “Family Guy”, “Will and Grace”, “Boston Public”, “The Practice”, “The L Word”, “Hannah Montana”.
J. Kyle Manzay (’02)
Off-Broadway credits include Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death and The Actor’s Rap. Film and television credits include “American Gangster”, “Little Manhattan”, “CSI: NY”, and “Law and Order: SVU”.
Logan Marshall-Green (‘02)
Drama Desk Award recipient for his performance in Neil LaBute’s The Distance From Here. Other NY stage credits include Swimming In The Shallows, Pig Farm, Bust Stop, and Dog Sees God and his most recent roles opposite Kevin Kline in The Public Theater’s King Lear and U.S. Drag off-Broadway. Film credits include “Alchemy”, “The Great Raid”, and “Across the Universe”. Television credits include recurring roles on “24” and “The OC” along with episodes of “Law and Order: SVU” and “Law and Order”.
Michael Mayer (’83)
Broadway directing credits include directing Triumph of Love, A View From the Bridge, Side Man, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, The Lion in the Winter, Uncle Vanya, An Almost Holy Picture, Thoroughly Modern Millie, After the Fall, ‘Night Mother, You May Worship Me Now, and the original production of Spring Awakening.
John C. McGinley (’84)
Best known for his role of Dr. Perry Cox on “Scrubs”. Other television credits include “The Practice”, “Kim Possible”, “Justice League”, “Frasier”, and “The Boon Docks”. Film Credits include “Office Space”, “Platoon”, “Wall Street”, “Talk Radio”, “Fast Man and Little Boy”, “Point Break”, “Se7en”, and “The Rock”.
Debra Messing (’93)
Emmy Award winner for her role as Grace in NBC’s “Will and Grace”. She is currently starring in her second season of “The Starter Wife” on USA Network. Film and other television credits include “The Wedding Date”, “A Walk in the Clouds”, “The Mothman Prophecies”, Woody Allen’s “Hollywood Ending” and “Ned and Stacey”. Stage credits include the New York premiere of Collected Stories.
Ntare Mwine (’92)
Playwright, director and actor whose first original play, Biro—a solo performance play, performed world-wide and made the New York Time’s Critics Pick List in 2004 after it’s premiere at The Public Theater. He made his directing debut with the acclaimed film “Beware of Time” that same year. Performed in the 1992 national tour of Six Degrees of Separation, for which he earned an NAACP Image Award nomination for Best Actor. Has since appeared on the stages of The Steppenwolf Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and ACT, among others. Other film and television credits include “Blood Diamond”, “Desert Blue”, “Heroes” as Utusu, “The Riches” as Maurice Devereaux, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” as Tom Adler, “ER”, “The Unit”, “Alias”, and “Brimstone”.
Jennifer Naimo (’84)
Broadway credits include Mary Delgado in Jersey Boys, Epinone in Les Miserables and Frenchy in Grease. Off-Broadway credits include Viola/Olivia at NYSF Shakespeare Lab, Dena/Sage in Inside Out, and Theodora in Amphigorey. National tours and regional theater includes Jersey Boys (La Jolla Playhouse), The Full Monty, Big River, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown (SBCLO), Jesus Christ Superstar, and Suds. Television credits include “Scrubs”, “Strong Medicine”, and “Another World”.
Keira Naughton (‘96)
Broadway credits include The Rivals, Dance of Death, and The Three Sisters. Other NY Theater credits include Hunting and Gathering and Indoor/Outdoor. Television credits include “3 lbs.”, “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit”, and “Sex and the City”.
Laura Odeh (’04)
Broadway credits include the 2004 revival of The Rivals.NY Theater credits include Wren in A Body of Water (Primary Stages), Bella in Gaslight (Irish Repertory Theater), Regan in King Lear (The Public Theater), and Vivie in Mrs. Warren’s Profession (Irish Repertory Theater).
Danny Pino (’00)
Currently stars as Scotty Valens on CBS’s “Cold Case”. Starred opposite Madonna in Up For Grabs in London’s West End. Other stage appearances include Measure for Measure (NYSF), The Winter’s Tale (CSC), and the workshop of Thou Shalt Not for Lincoln Center. Television and film credits include the televised movie “Lucy” in which he portrays Desi Arnaz, “Across the Hall”, “Flicka” and “The Sheild”.
Katharine Powell (’02)
Broadway credits include Betty in The Farnsworth Invention with Hank Azaria. Off-Broadway credits include Election Day, The Water’s Edge (Second Stage), The Voysey Inheritance (Atlantic), and Smashing (Play Company). Film and television credits include “The Girl in the Park”, “Oranges”, “The Baxter”, “Guiding Light”, “Out of Practice”, and “Without a Trace”.
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Samantha Quan (’01)
Off-Broadway and regional theater credits include Mrs. Feuerstein, An Infinite Ache (Globe Theatres), Titus Andronicus, Scapin!, and A Midsummer Night's Dream I (ISF). Film and television credits include “How To Lose A Guy In Ten Days”, “Three Moons Over Milford” as Claire Ling, “Cold Case”, “The Closer”, “Medium”, “CSI: NY”, “Jack & Bobby”, “Monk”, and “The District”.
Josh Radnor (’99)
Currently stars on the CBS comedy “How I Met Your Mother” as Ted Mosby. Other television credits include “Family Guy”, “Judging Amy”, “Six Feet Under” and “ER”. In 2002, he debuted on Broadway in The Graduate with Kathleen Turner and Alicia Silverstone.
Ana Reeder (’97)
Broadway credits include Unusual Acts of Devotion, Top Girls, Sight Unseen. Off-Broadway includes Living Room in Africa, The Wooden Breeks, and Killers and Other Family. Starred as the title role in Huntington Theater Company’s production of Carol Mulroney.
Matthew Saldivar (’96)
Broadway credits include Kenickie in the revival of Grease and Sammy in The Wedding Singer. Off-Broadway: Massacre (Labyrinth/Public Theater), Sea of Tranquility (Atlantic), The Alchemist (CSC), and Two Gentlemen of Verona (Blue Light). NY Theater includes The Petersons Project, The Architecture of Loss, and Day of the Kings, along with multiple regional theater credits. Films include the movie version of the Broadway hit “Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding”, “Year of the Fish”, and “Boiler Room”.
Giovanna Sardelli (’90)
Graduate of the Acting Program and NYU’s Director’s Lab. Currently teaches within the Graduate Acting Program at NYU. Worked as an actress for a decade in television and theater before making the transition to directing. She has directed numerous plays in New York and throughout the U.S.
Gareth Saxe (’99)
Recent Broadway credits include the revivals of The Homecoming as Joey and Heartbreak House as Randall Utterword. Other theater credits include the Off-Broadway production of The Wax. Film and television credits include “Public Enemies”, “Day Night Day Night”, and “Law & Order”.
Tommy Schrider (’00)
Appeared Off-Broadway in Acts of Mercy and St. Crispin's Day (Rattlestick Theater), She Stoops To Conquer and Pigtown (The Irish Repertory Theatre), Race (Classic Stage Company), Indoor/Outdoor (Summer Play Festival), Bread & Roses (New York Theatre Workshop), and Miss Julie (New York International Fringe Festival). Most recently he can be seen in The Ensemble Studio Theater’s production of Close Ties.
Seret Scott (’70)
Playwright and actress whose past Broadway acting credits include For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow is Enuf and My Sister, My Sister. Her most recent published play, Second Line, premiered at the Mill Hill Playhouse in 2006. Film and television credits include “Pretty Baby”, “Miami Vice”, and “Cosby”.
Jeremy Shamos (’98)
Obie award winning actor whose Broadway credits include Reckless and the revival of The Rivals. Off-Broadway and NY Theater roles include Gutenberg! The Musical, Hunting and Gathering (Primary Stages), 100 Saints You Should Know (Playwrights Horizons), Engaged (New Audience), Hamlet (Public Theater), The Alchemist (CSC) and many others. Film and television credits include “Taking Woodstock”, “Dedication”, “Kid Colter”, “Damages” and “Stella”.
Ben Shenkman (’93)
Golden Globe nominee for his portrayal of Louis in HBO’s presentation of “Angels In America”. Appeared opposite Mary Louise Parker in Broadway premiere of Proof, for which he received a Tony nomination. Other NY stage credits include Sight Unseen (Off-Broadway), Baby Anger, The Deep Blue Sea, and Antony and Cleopatra. Films include “Brief Interviews with Hideous Men”, “Love Shack”, “Must Love Dogs”, “Just like Heaven”, “Roger Dodger”, “Requiem for a Dream”, “Jesus’ Son”, and “Pi”. Television includes “Canterbury’s Law” as Russell Krauss, “Love Monkey” as Scott Tucker, “Ed”, and “Law & Order” as Nick Margolis.
Maggie Siff (’04)
Currently stars as Rachel Menken on AMC’s “Mad Men” and as Tara on Fox’s “Son’s of Anarchy”. Stage credits include Frank’s Home (Playwrights Horizons), Ruby Sunrise (The Public Theater), Dollhouse (Goodman Theater) for which she received a Jefferson Award nomination and Ghosts (Interact Theater) for which she won the Barrymore Award. Other film and television roles include “Push”, “Then She Found Me”, and “Nip/Tuck”.
Joseph Siravo (’80)
Broadway credits include The Boys From Syracuse and The Light In The Piazza and the first national tour of Jersey Boys. Off-Broadway credits include Gemini, Mad Forest, and My Night with Reg. Film and television credits include “16 Blocks”, “Maid In Manhattan”, “Snow Days”, “Carlito’s Way”, “The Sopranos”, “Law & Order” and a recurring role as Detective Larrabee on ABC’s “Dirty Sexy Money”.
Rocco Sisto (’77)
Obie award winner most recently seen on Broadway in To Be Or Not To Be, Amadeus, A Month in the Country and The Comedy of Errors. Other theater credits include Palace of the End, Iphigenia 2.0, KAOS, Souls of Naples, The Turn of the Screw, and In The Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Film and television credits include “The Alphabet Killer”, “Eulogy”, “Frequency”, “Blue Moon”, “Donnie Brasco”, “Eraser”, “Carlito’s Way”, and “The Sopranos”.
Danielle Skraastad (’99)
Can currently be seen on Broadway in All My Sons. Other NY theater includes Red-Haired Thomas (Ice Factory), The One That Flutters (SPF at the Public), The Pain and the Itch (Playwrights Horizons), Carrie (Theater Couteur), Anon (Atlantic), Big Times (WET), Lascvious Something, Fugue (Cherry Lane Theatre). Film and television credits include “27 Dresses”, “Michael Clayton”, and “Fringe”.
Robyn Lyn Smith (’86)
Recipient of the 2008 Gregory A. Falls Sustained Achievement Award for her work in the theater as co-founder and artistic director of Freehold Studio/Theater Lab in Seattle. She is also a director who has directed in her local Washington area as well as Off-Broadway in NY.
Stephen Spinella (’82)
Two-time Tony winner for his performance in Angels In America. Other Broadway roles include Adult Men in Spring Awakening, Simon Stimson in Our Town, and Freddy Malins in James Joyce’s The Dead. NY theater credits include Jubilee, Richard II, A View From the Bridge, Virtuosity, And the Band Played On, and the stage and screen versions of Love! Valour! Compassion!
Robert Stanton (’85)
Can most recently be seen in the Off-Broadway Love Child at Primary Stages which he also co-authored. Obie award winner for Distinguished Performance in 1994 for All in the Timing. Broadway credits include Tom Stoppard’s Coast of Utopia. Film and television credits include “Confessions of a Shopaholic”, “Gigantic”, “The Stepford Wives”, “Mercury Rising”, “A League of Their Own."
Corey Stoll (’03)
Recent roles include Some Americans Abroad (Second Stage) and Beast (New York Theater Workshop). Broadway credits include Old Acquaintance and Henry IV. Off-Broadway credits include Intimate Apparel (Roundabout; Drama Desk nomination), The Hologram Theory and A Tale of Two Cities. Regional credits include Intimate Apparel at the Mark Taper Forum. Film credits include “North Country”, “Lucky Number Slevin”, “The Number 23”, “BriefInterviews with Hideous Men”.
Daniel Sunjata (’98)
Tony nominee for Take Me Out. Has also appeared at the Guthrie Theatre, Lincoln Center Theatre, and the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Film credits include “The Devil Wears Prada”, “Bad Company” and “Brother to Brother”, which won the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Television appearances include “D.C.”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “Sex and the City”, and “Rescue Me”, the ESPN miniseries “The Bronx is Burning” and the made-for-TV-movie “Cyrano de Bergerac”.
Emily Swallow (’04)
Recent projects include the film “The Lucky Ones” with Tim Robbins and Rachel McAdams and Romantic Poetry, a new musical at Manhattan Theatre Club. Broadway credits include High Fidelity. Off-Broadway credits include The Black Eyed, Measure for Pleasure, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Orange Lemon Egg Canary and Like Love.
Sean Patrick Thomas (’95)
Film and television credits include “A Raisin In The Sun”, “Savethe Last Dance”, “The Fountain”, “Barbershop”, “Barbershop 2”, “Halloween: Resurrection”, “Dracula 2000”, “Cruel Intentions”, “The Burrowers,” and “The District” as Detective Temple Page. Theatre credits include Timon of Athens at the New York Shakespeare Festival and the lead in Six Degrees of Separation at the Hanger Theatre
Robin Weigert (’94)
Best known for her roles of Calamity Jane on the HBO series “Deadwood” and Lt. Karen Davis on the NBC series “Life”. Recent Broadway credits include the revival of Noises Off. Other film and television credits include “My One and Only”, “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee”, “Reservations”, “Things We Lost In The Fire”, “The Good German”, “Lost” as Rachel, “Cold Case” as Anna Mayes, and the television miniseries of “Angels in America”.
Jeff Whitty (’97)
Playwright and actor who won the Tony Award for the book of Avenue Q. Other plays include The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler, The Plank Project, The Hiding Place, Suicide Weather and Zora. His NY Theater acting credits include The Beard of Avon and Freedomland.
Saul Williams (’97)
Musician, poet and actor who has released multiple albums. Film credits include “Slam”, “King of the Korner”, “K-PAX”, “The N Word”, “Lackawanna Blues”, and “New York, I Love You”.
Victor Williams (’95)
Best known for his role as Deacon Palmer on “The King of Queens”. Other film and television credits include “A New Tomorrow”, “Bewitched, Me & Mrs. Jones”, “Cop Land” and “ER”.
Rainn Wilson (’89)
Emmy nominee for his current role as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s “The Office”. Other television credits include a recurring role as Arthur Martin on HBO’s “Six Feet Under”. Film credits include “The Rocker”, “Juno”, “The Last Mimzy”, and “My Super Ex-Girlfriend”.
Frank Wood (’87)
Tony award winner for Side Man. Currently on Broadway in the hit play August: Osage County. Other recent New York theater credits include the off-Broadway production of Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell and the original off-Broadway production of Spring Awakening as the Adult Men. Film credits include “Michael Clayton”, “Dan in Real Life”, “Pollock” and “Changeling”. Television credits include “Medium”, “Law and Order”, “Law and Order: CI” and Greg in “Flight of the Conchords”.
David Zabel (’92)
Executive Producer of “ER”. Written for multiple television series including “ER”, “Dark Angel”, “JAG”, and “Star Trek: Voyager”.
Daniel Zelman (’93)
Writer, producer and actor currently writing and producing the FX series “Damages”. Other screenplays include “Fool’s Gold” and “Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid”. Acting credits include the television’s “The Practice”, “Weird Science”, “Ned and Stacey”, and “Law & Order”.