Hans Meyer ’99, graduate is the founder and Artistic Director of the immediate theatre project in Asheville, NC. After earning his Theatre Studies degree from Guilford College, he spent time in his hometown of Atlanta, taking on the roles of Hamlet and Romeo and directing The Merchant of Venice with Theatre Noble. Hans has worked with New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, New York’s Metropolitan Youth Theatre, and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago at Prop Theatre. He is currently developing Common People, a new rock musical based on Britpop band Pulp’s landmark, Mercury Award-winning album Different Class.
Burke Brown ’00, graduate who is a professional lighting designer. After graduating from Guilford College he received an MFA in design from the Yale Schoolof Drama. His recent designs include: The Brothers Size (NYSF-Public Theater, NYC; The Studio Theatre, DC; The Abbey Theater, Dublin); Going Down Swingin’ (NY Musical Theater Festival), The Marriage of Fiagro (University of Maine), The Song for New York: What Women Do While Men Sit Knitting (Mabou Mines, Associate Designer); Lulu (Yale Rep); The Flight of Icarus (Soho Think Tank); Richard III, In the Red & Brown Water by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Layla & Majnun, The Real Thing, MSN Dream (Yale School of Drama).