Acting Alumni

Class of 2001

marcus-kydMarcus Kyd

REGIONAL: Taffety Punk (direction): (original score by Beauty Pill), The Rape of Lucrece, The Phoenix and Turtle, Phaeton, Enter Ophelia, distracted (by Kimberly Gilbert); Folger Theatre: The Gaming Table, Taming of the Shrew, Henry IV Pt.1, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Nebraska Shakespeare Festival: Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Othello, Pericles; Theatre J: The Odd Couple, Lost in Yonkers; Round House Theatre: The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Chairs, A Sleeping Country, Alice; Alabama Shakespeare Festival: The Wars of the Roses; Arena Stage: Intimations for Saxophone; Metro Stage: One Good Marriage; Center Stage: The Winter’s Tale; Kennedy Center: Shear Madness, Cyrano; Anti-Social Music/WPAS: The Nitrate Hymnal; Happenstance Theater: Manifesto. OTHER: Taffety Punk Theatre Company: Artistic Director, co-founder; Everyman Theatre: Education Director; The Most Secret Method (guitar, vocals); The Bow Shock (guitar, vocals). TEACHING: Everyman Theatre: High School Summer Acting Intensive. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; Emerson College: BFA in Acting.

Class of 2002

denise-cormierDenise Cormier

NEW YORK: Soho Playhouse: Bill W. and Dr. Bob. NATIONAL TOURS: The Graduate (First National). REGIONAL: Asolo Repertory Theatre: Good People, All The Way, Ah, Wilderness!, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Our Betters; Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival: Romeo and Juliet, Love’s Labour’s Lost; Repertory Theatre of St. Louis: Good People, Theatre at Monmouth: As You Like It, A Woman of No Importance, What The Butler Saw; Cleveland Play House: Intimate Apparel, Bill W. and Dr. Bob; Virginia Stage Company: The Poetry of Pizza; Actors Theatre of Louisville: Intimate Apparel; Indiana Repertory Theatre: The Diary of Anne Frank; Pioneer Theatre Company: The Diary of Anne Frank; Magic Theatre: Annapurna; Northern Stage: Clybourne Park, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: Lend Me a Tenor, Cabaret, Steel Magnolias; American Stage: The Pitmen Painters, A.R.T.: Mastergate; Huntington Theatre Company: Asher’s Command. TV and FILM: The Affair, Law & Order: CI, Guiding Light, Six Degrees, The Big Gay Musical and Mermaids.  TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting. WEB:

Ian GouldIan Gould

NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: The Acting Company: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Guildenstern), Hamlet, Macbeth, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court; New York Classical Theatre: Measure for Measure; Theatre Row: In Bed with Roy Cohn. NATIONAL TOURS: The Acting Company (two seasons). REGIONAL: Guthrie Theater: The Acting Company (two seasons in residence); Center Stage: The Miser; Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival: Twelfth Night; New Harmony Theatre: Amadeus; Luna Stage: Copenhagen; Metro Stage: Rough Crossing; Idaho Shakespeare Festival (three seasons, including): The Comedy of Errors, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Imaginary Invalid, Twelfth Night and many others; Great Lakes Theater (four seasons, including): The Winter’s Tale, The Seagull, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Les Misérables and many others. FILM: The Jew of Malta, The Sandman. TELEVISION: The Service. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA.

Class of 2003

sidney-fortnerSidney Fortner

NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: Pearl Theatre Company: Richard III; Metropolitan Playhouse: Alison’s House, Self, Power, One-Third of a Nation; Gallery Players: Macbeth, Hamlet, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, Fiddler on the Roof, The Seagull, An Enemy of the People; The Importance of Being Ernest, The Country Wife, The Cherry Orchard. TOURS: Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest. REGIONAL: Texas Shakespeare Company: The Rivals, The Glass Menagerie; OPERA: Metropolitan Opera: Elektra. TELEVISION:  Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD: Elektra. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; New York University: BA in Psychology.

Robert Najarian

NEW YORK:  Emursive: Sleep No More. REGIONAL: American Repertory Theater: Sleep No More; New Repertory Theatre: The Kite Runner; Central Square Theater:  Copenhagen, The Life of Galileo, Einstein’s Dreams; Purple Rose Theatre Company: Talley’s Folly; EVET Arts Chicago: Trajectories; Actors’ Shakespeare Project: Coriolanus; Speakeasy Stage Company: Take Me Out; Washington National Opera: Don Giovanni; Charles Playhouse: Shear Madness; Foothills Theatre: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Underpants; Boston Playwrights’ Theatre: Deported: A Dream Play. OTHER: Fight Direction: Trinity Rep/Brown Consortium: These Seven Sicknesses; New Repertory Theatre: The Kite Runner, The Lieutenant of Inishmore; Boston Lyric Opera: Carmen, Macbeth; Commonwealth Shakespeare Company: As You Like It; Boston Ballet: Don Quixote; Foothills Theatre: A Streetcar Named Desire; Boston Conservatory: West Side Story. Author: The Art of Unarmed Stage Combat (Routledge).   INSTRUCTOR: Assistant Professor of Theatre at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; Bowdoin College: BA.

Class of 2004

Susan Angelo

REGIONAL:  Theatricum Botanicum: August: Osage County (Barbara); Much Ado About Nothing (Beatrice); A Noise Within: Six Characters in Search of an Author (Leading Actress), Dance of Death (Alice), Antony and Cleopatra (Cleopatra), Richard III (Elizabeth).  FILM:  Mr. Goode (dir. Assaf Mor), Jack Reacher (dir. Christopher McQuarrie), Compound Fracture (dir. AJ Epstein-Reickert). TELEVISION: Rogues of LA (series regular); Ray Donovan; Bones; Criminal Minds; Franklin & Bash, Twisted. AWARDS: Ovation and Robby Award nominations for Dance of Death and August: Osage County. OTHER: National Commercials:  Viking; HP; KFC (Mrs. Colonel Sanders). Director:  Shakespeare Orange County: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Theatricum Botanicum: The Royal Family; My Name is Rachel Corrie (LA premiere). INSTRUCTOR: California Lutheran University. TRAINING: CalArts: BFA.

teresa-castracane-headshot-1Teresa Castracane

REGIONAL: Metro Stage: Black Pearl Sings; 1st Stage: When the Rain Stops Falling; Taffety Punk Theatre: Inheritance Canyon, Hamlet, First Quarto; Baltimore Shakespeare Festival: Winter’s Tale; Chesapeake Shakespeare Company: Dog in the Manger; Signature Theatre: The Sex Habits of American Women; Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival: The Taming of the Shrew, Othello; Ford’s Theatre: A Christmas Carol, Sacred Fools: Burning Chrome; Circle X Theatre: The Rover; Empty Space: Dracula, Scotland Road, The School for Wives; Bathhouse Theater: Hamlet, Bloody Poetry, and others. TELEVISION: House of Cards.  DIRECTING: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company: The Merchant of Venice. EDUCATION: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; Fordham University: BA.

daniel-harrayDaniel Harray

STC: As You Like It (Oliver), Don Juan (Don Carlos), The Beaux’ Stratagem (Sir Charles Freeman). NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: 39 Steps (Clown 1 /Clown 2 /Hannay). REGIONAL: Seattle Repertory Theatre: The Awakening (Alcee Arobin); Portland Center Stage: Twelfth Night (Sebastian); Lookingglass Theatre: The Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne); Seattle Children’s Theatre: The Wrestling Season (Willy); Orlando Shakespeare Theater: The Comedy of Errors (Antipholus of Ephesus); Illinois Shakespeare Festival: The Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio); Titus Andronicus (Bassianus); New Harmony Theatre: The School for Scandal (Joseph Surface); Perseverance Theatre: Twelfth Night (Antonio), The Importance of Being Earnest (John Worthing); Festival Stage of Winston-Salem: 33 Variations (Anton Schindler); Shakespeare in Love (co-production with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra). FILM: Quietus (dir. Boman Modine), Hold Me (dir. Teace Snyder), The Interrogation (dir. YueCheng Liu). OTHER: Directing: A Dream Play Under New York (prod. Miru Kim), Una: A Dark Faerie Tale (short film); Adapting: Book-It Repertory Theatre’s Sweet Thursday. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; Northwestern University: BS in Theatre.

Gregory Scott Stuart

NATIONAL TOURS: Encore Productions: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. REGIONAL: Okoboji Summer Theatre: Spitfire Grill (Caleb), Cinderella (Jean-Michel), Sound of Music (Captain Von Trapp); Shakespeare Opera Theatre: Merry Wives of Windsor (Ford), Much Ado About Nothing (Leonato), Spooky Action Theatre: Optimism or Voltaire’s Candide (Martin); Bay Theatre: A Man of No Importance (Baldy), Cymbeline (Cymbeline); Studio Theatre: The Death of Meyerhold (Danchenko & Mayakovsky). OPERA: Shakespeare Opera Theatre: Falstaff (Bardolfo), Beatrice & Benedict (Somarone); Victorian Lyric Opera: Robin Hood (director), Haddon Hall (Rupert Vernon); Loudoun Lyric Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia (director), The Impresario (Impresario), The Merry Widow (Danilo); Center Stage Opera: L’Elisir d’amore (Belcore), La Bohème (Marcello, Schaunard), Don Giovanni (Giovanni); Bel Cantanti: Csárdásfürstin (Feri); DC Public Opera: La Bohème (Benoit/Alcindoro); Capitol Opera Richmond: Tender Land (Top); In Series: Le Villi (Guglielmo). TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; Ithaca College: BM in Vocal Performance.

Jjana Valentiner

STC: Coriolanus. REGIONAL: Arena Stage: The City of Conversation; Folger Theatre: As You Like It, Mary Stuart, Measure for Measure, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Round House Theatre: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Pride and Prejudice; Studio Theatre: F***ing A; Theater J: Our Suburb, History of Invulnerability; Imagination Stage: Zomo the Rabbit; Rorschach Theatre: The Skin of our Teeth, The Minotaur, birds; Constellation Theatre Company: The Oresteia; Forum Theatre: Kid-Simple, Amazons and Their Men. OTHER: Professional Makeup Artist. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; Brigham Young University: BFA in Acting. WEB: Series: The Defenders of Stan.

Class of 2005

Richard Frederick

REGIONAL: American Conservatory Theater, Casa Manana, Dallas Children’s Theater, Ford’s Theatre, Hangar Theatre, San Francisco Playhouse, Theatreworks, Theatre Three, American Musical Theatre of San Jose. FILM: Contractor’s Routine.

Class of 2007

Magdalyn Donnelly

STC: Academy for Classical Acting: ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore (Annabella), Much Ado About Nothing (Verges). NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: World Wide Lab: Story of An Hour (Woman); Stage 72: Speakin’ Easy (Violet). REGIONAL: Folger Theatre: Second Shepherd’s Play (Wife), Macbeth (Lady Macbeth); North Carolina Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia); 34 West Theater Company: My Name is Ruth (Ruth); American Stage Theatre: An Ideal Husband (Lady Chiltern); Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater: An Ideal Husband (Lady Chiltern); Montana Shakespeare in the Parks: Twelfth Night (Maria); Dixie Theatre: Sock Hops and Soda Pops (Rose); Illinois Shakespeare Festival: Titus Andronicus (Lavinia), The Three Musketeers (Constance), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania), The Taming of the Shrew (Bianca), As You Like It (Celia); Cleveland Playhouse: A View From the Bridge (Catherine); Storybook Musical Theatre: Pinocchio (Blue Fairy); Circa 21: Pinkalicious (Mrs. Pinkerton). TELEVISION: The Knick, Hate in America, My Dirty Little Secret, A Crime to Remember. OTHER: Company member with 34 West Theater Company and Upstart Creatures.  INSTRUCTOR: Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Brooklyn Acting School, Brooklyn Acting Lab. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; Bowling Green State University: BA in Theatre and Telecommunications.

William LeDentWilliam LeDent

STC: Henry V (Bates and Grey), King Lear (Curan and Knight), Richard II (Man and Second Murderer); Academy for Classical Acting: Much Ado About Nothing (Don Pedro), ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore (Vasques). REGIONAL: Macbeth (MacDuff), Twelfth Night (Sir Toby Belch), Taming of the Shrew (Tranio); Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre: Kill Will (Titus, Macbeth, Edgar, Thisby); Baltimore Shakespeare Festival: Richard III (Catesby and Murderer); Illinois Shakespeare Festival: Titus Andronicus (Lucius), Taming of the Shrew (Grumio), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bottom); Lyceum Theater: Sweating Palms; The Stage House Theatre: Of Mice and Men (George), Importance of Being Earnest (Jack), Fallen Angels (Maurice Duclos), Magnificent in Carnival (Marco), The Elephant Man (Bishop Howe). OTHER: Member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA. AWARDS: Helen Hayes Best Ensemble Cast for King Lear at STC. INSTRUCTOR: Chair/Director at Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre’s Summer Shakespeare Academy, Adjunct Professor of Acting at Stevenson University. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; University of California, Los Angeles: BFA in Acting.

Joseph PapkeJoseph Papke

STC: The Belle’s Stratagem (staged reading). REGIONAL: Actor: Penumbra Theatre: The Whipping Man; Park Square Theatre: The Retreat From Moscow, Romeo and Juliet; Children’s Theatre Company, Old Log Theater, Dudley Riggs’ Brave New Workshop, Walking Shadow Theatre Company, Jon Hassler Theater, Actors Theater of Minnesota, Paul Bunyan Playhouse; Voice/Speech/Text Coach: Guthrie Theater: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Penumbra Theatre, Mixed Blood Theatre, Park Square Theatre, Pillsbury House Theatre. OTHER: Artistic Director of Classical Actors Ensemble—a Twin Cities theatre dedicated to Early Modern Drama—recent productions include: Macbeth, Doctor Faustus, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Duchess of Malfi. INSTRUCTOR: Associate Teacher of Knight-Thompson Speechwork. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA.

joel-david-santerJoel David Santner*

STC: As You Like It, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Dog in the Manger. REGIONAL: Studio Theatre: Animal; Signature Theatre: Shakespeare’s R & J; Folger Shakespeare Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing; Constellation Theatre: Gilgamesh (Gilgamesh); Baltimore Shakespeare Festival: Hamlet (Hamlet); Faction of Fools: A Commedia Christmas Carol (Associate Artist); Taffety Punk: Owl Moon, Burn Your Bookes, Rape of Lucrece Remixed (Company Member). OTHER: Directing: Taffety Punk: Hamlet- The First Quarto, The Golem, Buggy & Tyler; Source Festival: Pioneers, Return of the Living, Pas De Deux for a Microwave Night; Filmmaking: Bare Knuckle (feature), The RealmAnnaHarmonyMirror ImageSuper 8Residence EvilKFGS VIIBurning My Blues Away (music video). TEACHING: The George Washington University, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Trinity University. TRAINING: USC School of Cinematic Arts: MFA in Film and TV Production; STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; Hanover College: BA.

Dawn Ursula

STC (ACA): Much Ado About Nothing, ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore. NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: Roundabout: Love in Afghanistan (staged reading). REGIONAL: Everyman Theatre: Death of a Salesman, A Streetcar Named Desire, Ruined, By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, A Raisin in the Sun, Two Rooms, Doubt, Gem of the Ocean, Much Ado About Nothing, Yellowman, Light Up the Sky; Woolly Mammoth: Zombie: The American, Marie Antoinette, The Totalitarians, We are Proud to Present…, The Convert, Clybourne Park, Eclipsed, The Unmentionables, The Velvet Sky, Starving; Theater J: Queen’s Girl in The World; Arena Stage: Love in Afghanistan; Hangar Theatre: Piano Lesson; Round House Theatre: Stage Kiss, Next Fall, Wrinkle In Time; Baltimore Shakespeare Festival: Taming of the Shrew; True Colors Theatre: Flyin’ West; The Kennedy Center: Shear Madness, Unleashed…, Mermaids…; African Continuum Theatre: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone; Rep Stage: Butterfingers Angel…, Anna Lucasta; Imagination Stage: Charlotte’s Web. OPERA: National Washington Opera: Lost in the Stars. TELEVISION: The Wire, VEEP, Prince Among Slaves. AWARDS: Helen Hayes Award: The Convert (Prudence); Helen Hayes Nominations: Queen’s Girl in the World (solo piece), Zombie: The American (Babirye/Abedemi), We Are Proud to Present… (Black Woman/Actor 6), Clybourne Park (Francine/Lena); Baltimore City Paper Best Actress Award: Ruined (Mama Nadi), Gem of the Ocean (Black Mary), A Raisin in the Sun (Ruth Younger). OTHER: Represented by Capital Talent Agency, Private Coach Vera Katz. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; University of Virginia: BA; Royal National Theatre Studio Summer Program. WEB:

Class of 2008

Sheila LandahlSheila Landahl

REGIONAL: Studio Theatre: Moonlight; Chicago Shakespeare Theater: Othello; Redtwist Theatre: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf; Richard Christiansen Theater Victory Garden: Elegy; Remy Bumppo: Mourning Becomes Electra; Shakespeare Dallas: Cymbeline, Comedy of Errors, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Teatro Dallas: Feast of All Souls; Undermain Theatre: Macbeth, The Red Plays, Beginner, Shiner. TELEVISION: Voiceover narration, Alone, A Life in Memory (Discovery Science Channel). TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; Royal Central School of Speech and Drama: MA in Voice Studies.

Scott WestermanScott Westerman

 STC: Romeo and Juliet (Sampson); Academy for Classical Acting: The Winter’s Tale (Leontes), The Revenger’s Tragedy (Duke). REGIONAL: Ford’s Theatre, Everyman Theatre, Barter Theatre, Warehouse Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Northlight Theatre, Chicago Dramatists, The Artistic Home, Lifeline Theatre, Strawdog Theatre Company, Stage Left Theatre, Mary Arrchie, AppleTree Theatre, A Crew of Patches, Oak Park Festival Theatre, Reverie Theatre Company. FILM: Machine Gun Preacher. TELEVISION: Prison Break, The Washingtonienne. AWARDS: Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Ensemble (Strawdog Theatre’s Marathon 33). OTHER (directing): STC Camp Shakespeare, The Artistic Home, Reverie Theatre Company, The Smithsonian, Impulse Theatre Company, Northlight Theatre Academy, Downstage Left, ChiArts, Northwestern University (Cherubs). INSTRUCTOR: STC, The Theatre School at DePaul University, The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts), Northwestern University (Cherubs), American Theater Company, Northlight Theatre, Writers Theatre. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA. WEB:

Matthew R. Wilson

NEW YORK: 45 Bleecker: Hecuba (with Kristin Linklater); Tribeca Playhouse: Love’s Labour’s Lost. REGIONAL: Folger Theatre: Comedy of Errors, 1 Henry IV; Kennedy Center: Shear Madness; Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre: Pirates of Penzance; New England Shakespeare Festival: Twelfth Night; Nashville Shakespeare Festival: The Taming of the Shrew; Baltimore Shakespeare Festival: Comedy of Errors, Scapin. INTERNATIONAL: The Great One-Man Commedia Epic. TELEVISION: House of Cards (opp. Kevin Spacey), As the World Turns. AWARDS: Helen Hayes Award recipient and five-time nominee. OTHER: Directing: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company: Much Ado about Nothing; Constellation Theatre: The Lieutenant of Inishmore; 1st Stage: One Man, Two Guvnors; Faction of Fools: Our Town, Titus Andronicus, A Commedia Romeo and Juliet. Publications: A Commedia Christmas Carol, The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell’Arte, Movement for Actors. INSTRUCTOR: University of Mississippi: Assistant Professor of Performance. TRAINING: University of Maryland: PhD Candidate; STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; Columbia University: BA.

Class of 2009

erin-jerozalErin Jerozal

STC (ACA): Pericles (Marina), Women Beware Women (Bianca). NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: With Glee, The Honeycomb Trilogy- Sovereign. REGIONAL: Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival: Hamlet (Gertrude); Kitchen Theatre Company: Crooked; Vermont Stage Company: Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. TELEVISION: Celebrity Ghost Stories. TEACHING: Long Island University-CW: Adjunct Professor of Advanced Acting—Shakespeare. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; Syracuse University: BFA in Musical Theater. WEB:

mary-mcgloinMary McGloin

NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: Day Six (with Robert Cuccioli, reading), Family Dinner (world premiere), Diminished Fifth (world premiere), The Water Children. REGIONAL: Berkeley Repertory Theatre: Honour (Understudy w/ Kathleen Chalfant & Jon Doman); ACT: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Understudy), California Shakespeare Theater: The Winter’s Tale (dir. Lisa Peterson), The Seagull, Macbeth (Understudy), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Understudy); TheatreWorks Silicon Valley: Grapes of Wrath, The Cripple of Inishmaan (Understudy); Hampton Theatre Company: Dead Accounts; Custom Made Theatre Company: How the World Began (Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award nomination), The Old Neighborhood, Two Rooms; Baltimore Theatre Project: Proof; Bus Barn Theater Company: Pierre and Marie. FILM: The Smurfs, The Second Shine. TELEVISION: Extreme Forensics. OTHER: Talking Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice; Goodly Rotten Apple Productions: Founder. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; University of California, Santa Barbara: BA in Dramatic Arts. WEB: Series: Lines & Aides, Tech Bettys.

dan-stearnsDan Stearns

REGIONAL: Virginia Rep: God of Carnage (Alan); Chicago Shakespeare Theater: Othello (u/s), Macbeth (u/s); Goodman Theatre & Berkeley  Repertory: Disgraced (u/s); Riverside Theatre: Love’s Labor’s Lost, Romeo and Juliet; Richmond Shakespeare: Merry Wives of Windsor; Henley Street Theatre: Julius Caesar; Round Table Theatre: Macbeth; Windy City Playhouse: End Days (performing u/s); Victory Gardens Theater: Appropriate (u/s); Collaboraction: Sketchbook Reverb; 20% Chicago Theatre: How I Learned to Drive; American Theater Company: Distracted (u/s). FILM: Through the Trees (award-winning short), Roundabout American, Crime Fiction. TELEVISION: Killing Kennedy, The Playboy Club. TEACHING: University of Chicago: Lecturer in Theater and Performance Studies. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; University of Chicago: BA, MA.

Tristan Vaughan

REGIONAL: Hampton Theatre Company: Deathtrap, The Enchanted April; Round Table Theatre Company: Hamlet; Ensemble Studio Theatre, LA (staged readings): Mlle God, Chickamauga, Jack MacReady. OTHER: Voiceover: WBAZ (various); Directing: Round Table Theatre Company (Macbeth). TEACHING: Guild Hall of East Hampton: Shakespeare Teaching Artist; Bay Street Theatre: Teaching Artist. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; Circle in the Square, NYC: Certificate; University of Texas, Dallas: BA in Art and Performance.

Eva WilhelmEva Wilhelm

REGIONAL: Studio Theatre: That Girl; Folger Theatre: Henry V (u/s), Henry VIII (performing u/s); Maryland Shakespeare Festival: This Strange Eventful History; Baltimore Shakespeare Festival: Comedy of Errors, Scapin; Spooky Action: Jarry Inside Out; Faction of Fools: A Commedia Romeo and Juliet, Hamlecchino, Clown Prince of Denmark; Taffety Punk Theatre Company: Burn Your Bookes, Phaeton; Court Theatre: Uncle Vanya (u/s), The Glass Menagerie (u/s); Northlight Theatre: Grace (u/s); Reverie Theatre Company: All’s Well That Ends Well, Fool for Love, The Cherry Orchard. OTHER (narrator): National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, INSTRUCTOR: Trinity Washington University: Adjunct Professor; Shakespeare Theatre Company: Teaching Artist. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; Northwestern University: BS in Theatre.

Class of 2010

dave-bobbDave Bobb

STC (ACA): King Lear, The Malcontent. NEW YORK: Peccadillo Theater Company: The Man Who Came to Dinner; Live IN Theater: The Ryan Case 1873 (Drama Desk Nomination), The Lombardi Case 1975; American Renaissance Theater Company: The Button Man; Working Artists Theatre Project: Open Call; Big Sky Works: Garage; Stage Left Studios: Last of the Red Hot Lovers. REGIONAL: Washington Shakespeare Company: Mary Stuart; Signature Theatre: ART u/s; Virginia Shakespeare Festival: Othello, Taming of the Shrew; Synetic Theater: Animal Farm, The Master and Margarita; Landless Theatre Company: Yours Truly Jack the Ripper, President Harding is a Rock Star; dog  & pony dc: Courage; Rorschach Theatre: The Robot’s Possession; Source Theater: Perspectivoyage; Histrio Theatre: Molloy, Improvisation or the Shepherd’s Chameleon, Rhinoceros; Doorway Arts Ensemble: Herbie Poet of the Wild West; Firebelly Productions: Nothing Sacred; Journeymen Theatre:  As You Like It; Active Cultures Theatre: Photograph 51 (reading); Blackout Series: My Way Little Girl; Hard Bargain Players: The Offensive, Gone; Madcap Players: Pretty Theft; Arena Players: Julius Caesar. FILM: The Family (dir. Luc Besson), Last Pickup, Foreign Sounds (Rhode Island Film Festival Grand Prize), Callback (Best Film & Best Screenplay at Malaga de Festival), Mad Women, Birdman, Allergic to Cats, Consumers, The Witching Hour. TELEVISION: Blue Bloods, Difficult People, The Cobblestone Corridor, The Loft. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; Maharishi University of Management: BA in Theater. WEB: Series: Mix Matched, Generation whY, Bad Bosses. 2010.

Laura RocklynLaura Rocklyn

REGIONAL: Round House Theatre: Pride and Prejudice; Chesapeake Shakespeare Company: Wild Oats, A Christmas Carol, Hamlet, Dracula, Twelfth Night; Annapolis Shakespeare Company: A Tale of Two Cities, The Servant of Two Masters, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Sense and Sensibility, Scapin, Tartuffe; Synetic Family Theater: Peter and the Wolf, The Penguin Story, A Classical Fool; Kentucky Shakespeare: As You Like It; Quill Theatre: Richard III, The Winter’s Tale; Adirondack Shakespeare Company: Henry V, Part 3, Henry VI, Part 2, Henry VI, Part 1; Olney Theatre Centers’ National Players: The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew. OPERA: Ashlawn Opera Festival: The Magic Flute, South Pacific, Carmen, Fiddler on the Roof. TELEVISON: Legends & Lies: Patriots. INSTRUCTOR: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company: Teaching Artist. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; Middlebury College: BA in Theatre and English Literature.

Nikki WeaverNikki Weaver

REGIONAL: Corrib Theatre: Our New Girl (Hazel); Shaking the Tree Theatre: A Doll’s House (Nora); Portland Playhouse: You for Me for You (Liz); Shakespeare & Co.: Shoes on, Shoes off (Bunny). TELEVISION: Grimm (Simone Rodier, season 9, episode 308), Intel Commercial (Sarah, dir. Peter Charlton). AWARDS: Drammy Award 2011 for Best Actress in Portland, Oregon. OTHER:  Education Director and Co-Founder at Portland Playhouse.

Class of 2011

Adam DonshikAdam Donshik

STC: The Inspector General (reading). NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: Falling (u/s); NY Shakespeare Exchange: Romeo and Juliet, The Muse’s Song, The Rape of Lucrece (reading). REGIONAL: Barrington Stage Co.: The Other Place; Skylight Theatre Company: The Tenth Man (dir. Gene Reynolds), You Tell Me… (dir. Milton Katselas); America Studio Theatre: Lost Angeles; The Theatre @ Boston Court: Mother Courage and Her Children. FILM: First Daughter, We Were One, Revenge of the Bimbot Zombie Killers.  TELEVISION: Madam Secretary, The Good Wife, The Following, The Americans, Lie To Me, Jericho, 24, CSI. AWARDS: Best Actor at Elevate Film Festival for We Were One. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; Carnegie Mellon University: BFA in Acting, Minor in Psychology. 

Class of 2012

Craig MaravichCraig Maravich

STC: Timon of Athens. REGIONAL: Long Wharf Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Arkansas Rep, Elm Shakespeare, Vermont Stage, Middlebury Actor’s Workshop, Saint Michael’s Playhouse, Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble (company member since 2010). FILM: Imaginapped, Attic. INSTRUCTOR: Middlebury College: Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre; University of Vermont: Lecturer in Theatre; Flynn Center for the Arts: Curator, The Play Reading Series; Teaching Artist; Instructor (past): Hofstra University, St. Michael’s College, Academy for Visual and Performing Arts. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; The George Washington University: BA in Theatre; Michael Howard Studios; Larry Singer Studios. WEB:

Class of 2013

Blake Kelton Prentiss

REGIONAL: Hamlet (Laertes), The White Devil, Working: the Musical (Man 1), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon), Julius Caesar (Brutus), Equus (Horse). TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University: MFA in Classical Acting; California State University, Fullerton: BA in Theatre, American Studies.

Teresa SpencerTeresa Spencer

REGIONAL: Annapolis Shakespeare Company: As You Like It, Three Sisters, The Importance of Being Earnest, It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play; Constellation Theatre Company: Absolutely! (Perhaps); Taffety Punk Theatre Company: Charm, Bloody Poetry, The Tempest, Titus Andronicus; Chesapeake Shakespeare Company: As You Like It; Maryland Shakespeare Festival: As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of The Shrew; Lean & Hungry Theater, Synetic Family Theater. INTERNATIONAL: Teatro delle Due (Italian tour): The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. OTHER: Folger Shakespeare Library educational tour. INSTRUCTOR: Community College of Baltimore County: Professor of Acting and Movement. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; Amherst College: BA.

Class of 2014

Jonathan FeuerJonathan Feuer

STC: As You Like It; ACA: The Duchess of Malfi, The Winter’s Tale; REGIONAL: Kennedy Center: Flowers Stink (Helen Hayes nomination for outstanding TYA production); Theater J: The Call; Rep Stage: Antigone Project; Forum Theatre: Passion Play, The ‘T’ Party, 9 Circles; Keegan Theatre: A Few Good Men (D.C. production and Ireland national tour); Adventure Theatre MTC: A Little House Christmas (Helen Hayes nomination for outstanding TYA production); Quotidian Theatre Company: A Little Trick, Talking Pictures; Annapolis Shakespeare Company: As You Like It; Hub Theatre: Redder Blood (upcoming); Imagination Stage: The Freshest Snow Whyte (upcoming); Studio Theatre, Kennedy Center’s MFA Playwright’s Workshop, Theater Alliance, Spooky Action Theater, The Welders, Field Trip Theatre, Zeitgeist DC. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University.

Robbie GayRobbie Gay

STC: Othello. NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater with Psittacus Productions: A Tale Told by an Idiot. REGIONAL: Folger  TheatreJulius Caesar, The Gaming Table; Round House Theatre: Double Indemnity, Pride and Prejudice; Adventure Theatre MTC: A Little House Christmas, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse; Theatre Raleigh: The 39 Steps, Barefoot in the Park, Sylvia; Farmers Alley Theatre: The 39 Steps; Cape Fear Regional Theatre: Rumors, A View from the Bridge, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Peter Pan; Jailbreak Theatre Company: The Mystery of Irma Vep; Palace Theatre: Greater Tuna; Temple Theatre: Hamlet; Old Creamery Theatre: The Nerd; California Theatre Center: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged, Most Valuable Player; The Lost Colony: The Lost Colony. AWARDS: Two Helen Hayes nominations for Best TYA Show; Wilde Award nominations for Best Comedy and Best Ensemble. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA. WEB:

Tara Giordano

STC: As You Like It (dir. Michael Attenborough). NEW YORK: Serious Money (Scilla); PTP/NYC: Vinegar Tom (Alice); New Victory Theater/Invisible Dog: Village of Vale; New York Musical Festival: Citizen Ruth, Lunch. REGIONAL: Arena Stage: Death of a Salesman, A View from the Bridge, Christmas Carol 1941; Two River Theater: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Underpants, A Year with Frog and Toad; Folger Theatre: Conference of the Birds; Studio Theatre: Batboy the Musical; Olney Theatre: Is He Dead?,  Anna Karenina, Blithe Spririt. FILM: YellowBirckRoad, Ex-Girlfriends. AWARDS: Helen Hayes nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (Heidi in Heidi at Imagination Stage). OTHER: Directing: Middlebury College: Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Love Song; Boston University: Fen; Juniata College: Little Shop of Horrors; Okoboji Summer Theatre: There Goes the Bride. Founder/Artistic Director: Middlebury Summer Play Lab. Narration: Audible, Graphic Audio. INSTRUCTOR: Middlebury College: Visiting Assistant Professor; Juniata College: Visiting Instructor.

Class of 2015

Jamison Foreman

STC: The Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado About Nothing (Free For All). REGIONAL: Everyman Theatre, InterACT Theatre Company, People’s Light, Quintessence Theatre Group, Azuka Theatre, Inis Nua Theatre, 11th Hour Theatre, Applied Mechanics, Commonwealth Classics, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre. INTERNATIONAL: Fame (Chinese Tour, Edinburgh Fringe Fest). AWARDS: 2014 Barrymore Award Winner for Best Musical Direction. TRAINING: STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University: MFA; University of the Arts: BFA.