Chris Reid ’91 is a professional Equity actor based in Denver, Colorado. He has played everything from Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to the Dad on the new PBS show, “Big Green Rabbit.”
Drew Altizer ’92 runs Drew Altizer Photography, a full-service agency covering charity, public relations and private events. His client list includes San Francisco’s most recognizable and influential organizations and individuals.
Brad Aldous ’93 went to Ringling Bros. Clown College shortly after graduation. He has appeared numerous times on David Letterman and Conan O’Brien. He is currently touring with Brittany Spear’s new show, “Circus.” He will be the announcer for the new Newlywed Game and is awaiting the greenlight on pilot he co-wrote for Morgan Spurlock.
Cathy Butler ’93 has a private Feldenkrais practice and offers workshops in VA.
Eron Block ’94 has been working with San Carlos Children’s Theater since 2000 and is now the Artistic Director, and primary drama instructor.
Robert Davis ’95 is in his 5th year of a theatre PhD program at the City University of NY. His research areas are ancient performance (in which he has already received an MA) and US 19th century theatre.
Michael Hamilton ’95 makes short films, having written and produced five so far.
Mollie Howey ’99 works as a scene painter on the cable series, “Army Wives.”
Hans Meyer ’99 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 is a professional lighting designer. After graduating from Guilford College he received an MFA in design from the Yale School of 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).
Lauren Fortuna ’00 is currently the Managing Director for the Immediate Theatre Project in Asheville, NC, for which she also acts in productions.
Amy Gorelow ’00 is an actress based in Chicago. Her most recent work was with the Piccolo Theatre.
Willie Repoley ’00 is the Producing Director of the immediate theatre project in Asheville, NC. He has acted on six local stages and two local street corners, not to mention moving trains, moving pictures, and numerous school gymnasiums and cafeterias. In 2004 he co-founded not only immediate theatre project, but also The Redundant Theatre Company Theatre, and could not be happier.
Annie Bosworth Foley ’01 recently received an MFA in Stage Management from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. In the past year she has stage managed three shows at Rutgers, worked as a substitute Stage Manager at STREB: Laboratory for Action Mechanics in Brooklyn NY, and worked on the Stage Management team at Shakespeare Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, CA.
David Thomas ’01 is a professional sound designer who recently received his MFA from the Yale School of Drama. Recent New York design credits include The Blue Bird and The Oxford Roof Climber’s Rebellion (Urban Stages); Half of Plenty (Summer Play Festival); Three on a Couch (co-designed with Arielle Edwards; Redshift Productions); The Lacy Project (Ohio Ice Factory Festival); Cyclone (Studio Dante); UnCensored 2008 (MCC’s Youth Company); and workshops of David Adjmi’s Caligula (SoHo Rep) as well as Katharsis Theatre Co.’s current project, Monsieur de Pourceaugnac. Thomas has served as the assistant sound designer on Lincoln Center’s production of Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Broadway) and Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Chriustmas (1st National Tour), as well as productions for Manhattan Theatre Club, Yale Repertory Theatre (including the world premiere of August Wilson’s Radio Golf), The New Group, Atlantic Theater Company, Cherry Lane Theatre, The Women’s Project, and The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Bradley George ’02 works at WBHM in Birmingham, Alabama where he works as local host of All Things Considered and producer of Tapestry, an arts and culture program.
Jonathan Jacobs ’02 has been acting steadily with the 2nd Story Theatre in RI. He also works as a Senior Employment and Training Interviewer with the State of RI Department of Labor and Training.
Kate McNeely ’02 has worked full-time as a dresser at the Alliance Theatre and the Georgia Shakespeare in Atlanta. She is currently Program Sales Associate for Young Audiences at the Woodruff Arts Center.
Jack Hilley ’03 recently received an MFA in Technical Production from the Yale School of Drama. He lives in NYC, but freelances across the country.
Jeremy Eaton ’04 is an actor, a teacher, and Program Associate with Double Edge Theatre. She manages the company’s student programming and leads training for the theatre’s student and university training programs, including the company’s 2007 performance residency at Brandeis University.
Erin Greenway ’04 has been lucky enough to continue working with companies doing 3-4 shows a year, everything from Shakespeare to the most obscure experimental theatre. For her day job, she works at Savannah College of Art and Design as a recruiter hoping to help other artists to fulfill their dreams of becoming future artists.
Eric Schultz ’04 works at a Community Health Care Center in Northern Arizona that offers affordable health care to uninsured and under insured patients. He also acts with the Theatrikos Theatre Company.
Alena Fast ’05 is in her second season in the stage management department at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Since graduating, she has also worked at Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and Syracuse Stage.
Paul Masters ’05 (Theatre), ’08 (English) earned his M.A. in Drama from Tufts University in 2010 with a thesis entitled, “The Early Modern Machine: Post-Humanism and Contemporary Performance Practice.” He is now pursuing the Ph.D. in dramaturgy at the same university.
Susan Rahmsdorff ’05 is working on a doctorate in Vocal performance, after completing her masters at University of Kentucky in 2008.
Drew Dupont ’06 has been touring with Touring Theater of NC, performing in “Let Your Children Tell” and “Letters From Leokadia” (opened with a premier at Triad Stage’s Cabaret Theater this year).
Vita Generalova ’06 works for The New York City Shakespeare Festival.
Steffen Schollaert ’06 has been working steadily in the modeling industry with other work in commercials (KFC) and TV (“One Tree Hill”).
Tim Scales ’07 graduated directly into an internship with the Berkshire Theatre Festival, which became a full-time position after one summer. He now works in marketing for NYC’s Roundabout Theatre.
Noah Forman ’07 is currently a writer and executive producer for The Chris Gethard Show.
Hannah Jeffrey ’08 Lives in Sacramento, CA working as an Assistant Director for Grassroots Campaigns, Inc.–a progressive political campaigning organization that canvasses for organizations like the DNC, Equality California, Save the Children, Planned Parenthood, Oxfam, and currently in Sacramento, Amnesty International USA.
Derek Loehr ’08 is working as both a technician and an actor with Studio 6, the sixth official company of the Moscow Art Theatre School. Most recently, he performed in Montreal and Moscow. While in Russia, he appeared the Chekov International Theatre Festival.
Scott Lyman ’08 recently received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting at Harvard’s Advanced Institute for Theatre Training. He currently lives in NYC.
Jacob Martin ’08 recently received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting at Harvard’s Advanced Institute for Theatre Training. He currently lives in Los Angeles, and can be seen performing his own music in local cabarets.
Jordan Spoon ’08 is is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting at Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Clare Davis ’08 is pursuing an MA from the King’s College English Department in Shakespeare studies, focusing on theatrical output in London between 1590-1640. One of her classes is at the Globe where she looks at theatrical practices of the time: props, audience interactions, and costuming.
Sean Finan ’08 is currently enrolled in NYU’s Masters in Theatre Education program. He also directs production with an all-youth (ages 14-25) community theatre in Washington, D.C. He received a Masters in Theatre Education from NYU (2010) and has taught acting with a summer camp, served as the director of an after school arts program at a school in a Russian neighborhood in Brooklyn, and currently teaches at Annunciation Catholic School.
Derek Loer '08 studied at the HB Studio in New York and is a working actor. He has performed at the Wildside Theatre Festival in Montroel and at the Chekhov International Theatre Festival in Moscow.
Scott Lyman '08 is pursuing a second graduate degree in multimedia performance art at the Central Saint Martin's College of Arts and Design in London, combining his two Guilford majors in Theatre Studies and Art.
Jacob Martin '08 is teaching and studying in the San Francisco area while pursuing acting work in local theatres.
Jordan Spoon '08 completed the M.F.A. acting program at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
Mary Beth Howington ’09
is working as a stage technician for Norwegian Cruise Lines.
Colin Cranford '10 works as a freelance lighting technician at theatres in the Washington D.C. and Baltimore areas.
Gail Kelly '10 is entering her second year in the Masters in Theatre Education program at Emerson College.
Ben Storey '10 has been studying at a studio in Philadelphia and has been acting in local productions there.
Gail Kelly ’10 is currently living in Wilmington, NC working as Assistant Director at The Performance Club Studio Theater where she teaches and directs children ages 4- teen in all aspects of theater.
Laura Pates '11 is in her final year in the M.F.A. program in Technical Theatre at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Justin Poe '11 has a solo exhibit of his art work at the Center for Visual Arts in Greensboro.
Alina Saez '11 continues to appear in commercials and local film projects in the Boston area.
Hannah Richards '11 is a writer and director with the Colorado ACTS in Denver.
Jacob Kresloff '12 has worked as a dramaturg for several small theatres in Washington.
Jonathan Shine '12 is entering the graduate program in voice at Westminster Choir College of Rider University.
Ivey Long '13 has an internship with the distinguished experimental troupe Bread and Puppet Theater.
Olivia Shure '13 is attending the graduate acting program at the Gaiety Theatre School in Dublin, Ireland.
Renee Spence '13 is attending the graduate program in Japanese at the University of Honolulu.
Puja Tolton '13 has been hired as a leading actor at the Snow Camp Summer Theatre and has applied for fall internships with several theatres.
Megan Webb '13 has a paid position as a stage manager on the production of The Tall Boy and was hired as a stage manager on the staff of the Greensboro Community Theater. She also stage managed for Greensboro Light Opera and Song at UNCG.
Elizabeth Wray '13 has an internship with Bread and Puppet Theater.