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Gregg G Wiggans

Gregg G. Wiggans' play presented at Broadway's Circle in the Square

Oct. 30, 2019 | National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere

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Jacques Colimon in new series The Society now on Netflix

May 21, 2019 | Cosmopolitan

Jacques Colimon (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2014) joins the ensemble for the new series The Society, now streaming on Netflix. 

Andrew Aaron Valdez

Andrew Aaron Valdez Named Cleveland Public Theatre Premiere Fellow

May 21, 2019 | Cleveland Public Theatre

Andrew Aaron Valdez (B.F.A., Theatre Studies, 2017) has been named one of Cleveland Public Theatre's 2019/2020 Premiere Fellows. The Fellowship includes a cash award, with additional funds available for projects, professional development and access to space, equipment and other assets.

Jacqueline Lawton

Jacqueline Lawton's play "Edges of Time" to premiere at PlayMakers Repertory Company

March 27, 2019 | PlayMakers Repertory Company

Jacqueline Lawton (M.F.A., Playwriting, 2003), an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has researched, developed, and presented a staged reading of her play Edges of Time, which will premiere at PlayMakers Repertory Company. This one woman show is about the life and times of Marvel Cooke, a pioneering journalist and activist, who was the first African-American woman writer to work for a mainstream newspaper. The play will run from Apr. 29–May 3, 2020. Photo by Jason Hornick. 

Allison Ebling

Allison Ebling Serves as Head Audio for First National Tour of Anastasia

Feb. 26, 2019

Allison Ebling (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2011), has finished the first national tour of The Bodyguard and School of Rock. She is currently Head Audio on the first national tour of Anastasia. 

Jason Gabriel Dean

Gabriel Jason Dean's play "Heartland" Part of National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere

Jan. 25, 2019 | Austin Chronicle

Gabriel Jason Dean's (M.F.A. Playwriting, 2012) play Heartland, which looks at the personal stories from the war in Afghanistan, is part of a National New Play Network rolling premiere currently on stage at the Vortex Repertory in Austin.