A.R.T. Institute: Featured Alumni

Take a look at what our former Acting, Dramaturgy, Voice and Speech, and Directing students have gone on to accomplish:

Ryan Cupello (Acting, '17) currently plays Robbie Gould in the National Tour of Dirty Dancing.

Ahmad Maksoud (Acting, '15) will be joining the cast of The Band's Visit on Broadway as an understudy, covering seven roles.

Ingrid Werner (Acting, '15) is a series regular in the show Seven and Me - a kids sitcom based on Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Originally produced for France Television, the show has been picked up by Netflix for distribution this fall. Look for her in season 2, which will be out sometime next year.

Elijah Guo (Acting, '13) has a mini-arc with Adam Brody on the first episode of StartUp's second season on Crackle.

Amen Igbinosun (Acting, ’13) played Bernie “Bacon” Cowley on TNT’s new hit show The Last Ship.  He has also appeared as Nate in the History Channel's Texas Rising, a History Channel mini-series about creation of the Texas Rangers.

Rushi Kota (Acting, '13) currently plays Vik on season 14 of Grey's Anatomy.

Adeola Role (Acting, 13) has been cast in The Public's production of Office Hour and the Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Previously, Role appeared as Joy in A.R.T.'s production of Witness Uganda.

Dustyn Gulledge (Acting, '12) appeared with Tom Hanks in the Broadway production of Lucky Guy, and originated the role of Evan on HBO's "Silicon Valley."

Megan Brotherton (Acting, ’11) and Elizabeth Bates (Acting, '13) created the short film Buttercup, which is currently screening in various cities.

Steven Good (Acting, '11) has been cast in the pre-Broadway tour and Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville.

Erikka Walsh (Acting, ’11) first originated the role of the Ex-Girlfriend in Once at A.R.T., and went on to perform in both the New York Theatre Workshop and Broadway productions.

Tamara Hickey (Acting, '06) began shooting Equalizer 2 with Denzel Washington this October. The film is set to be released in the Fall of 2018.

Peter Cambor (Acting, ’05) was a series regular on NCIS: Los Angeles on CBS and The Wedding Band on TBS, played the lead in ABC’s Notes from The Underbelly, and began his career right out of school opposite Annette Bening in The Cherry Orchard.

Katori Hall (Acting, ’05) wrote The Mountaintop, which ran on Broadway with Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson, after winning the 2011 Olivier Award for the best new play in London. Her play Hurt Village was produced at Signature Theater Company in New York in 2012. Hall has since been named Artistic Director of the Hattiloo Theater in Memphis, TN.

Zuzanna Szadkowsi (Acting, ’05) has been cast in Bedlam's Peter Pan. Zuzanna is known for originating the roles of Nurse Pell in Cinemax’s The Knick and Dorota on the CW's Gossip Girl. You can also catch her on HBO’s Girls.

Tug Coker (Acting, ’04) played Larry Bird in Magic/Bird on Broadway.

Dan Domingues (Acting, '03) recently reprised his Guthrie Theater role of Pable Del Valle in Native Gardens at Arena Stage.

Jon Bernthal (Acting, ’02) played Grady Travis, opposite Brad Pitt, in the movie Fury. He has recently signed on to play astronaut Dave Scott in Damien Chazelle's film First Man and can next be seen as Frank Castle/the Punisher in the Netflix series The Punisher, premiering on November 17.

Tim Kang (Acting, '01) stars in CBS’ The Mentalist.

Jonno Roberts (Acting, ’01) performed in David Mamet’s Race at LA's Kirk Douglas Theatre in a production directed by Institute Director, Scott Zigler.

Roslyn Ruff (Acting, ’01) was last seen on the big screen in The Help and on Broadway in Romeo and Juliet.

Marguerite Stimpson (Acting, ’01) has appeared in the Broadway and West End productions of The Elephant Man opposite Bradley Cooper, as well as the Broadway production of Butley, opposite Nathan Lane.

Boni Alvarez's (Acting, '00) play Fixed just completed a run with the Echo Theater Company in Los Angeles. The show also featured Boni and Renee-Marie Brewster (Acting, '11). 

Debora Cahn (Acting, ’98) won a Writer’s Guild of America Award for her work on “The West Wing” and is now a producer on “Grey’s Anatomy”.

Courtney Rackley (Acting '98) created and stars in the show FIRSTS, which as of August 1, 2017 is on Amazon Prime. Alumni Justin Campbell (Acting, '98) and Jeremy Rabb (Acting, '98) are also featured in the series.

Betsy Brandt (Acting, ’97) and Kerry O’Malley (Acting, ’93) have both appeared in Showtime’s Masters of Sex.

Steve Harper (Acting ’97) was part of the writing team on season 3 of ABC’s Emmy winning drama American Crime. His web series, SEND ME was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2016. He’s currently appearing in several commercials and developing a new TV project.

Jessalyn Gilsig (Acting, ’95) is best known for her work on GleeNip/Tuck, and Boston Public.

Raymond Fox (Acting '93) currently appears in Hard Times with Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company, where he is an Ensemble Member.

Kerry O’Malley (Acting, ’93) played the character of Kyle Reese’s mother in the new Terminator movie, Terminator: Genisys.

Jenna Clark Embrey (Dramaturgy, '12) is currently the Literary Manager for the Signature Theatre.

Sara Bookin-Weiner (Dramaturgy, ’11) is the Manager of Outreach at the New Center in Newton, MA.

Laura Henry (Dramaturgy, ’11) is the Education Coordinator at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C.

Rachel Hutt (Dramaturgy, ’11) is the Management Programs Associate at the Theatre Communications Group in NYC.

Joseph Pindelski (Dramaturgy, ’11) is the Literary Manager of Interrobang Theatre Project in Chicago, Assistant to the Producer at the Goodman Theatre, and the dramaturg for The Glass Menagerie, a part of Steppenwolf Theatre/Northwestern University's "Next Up" series.

Paul Stacey (Dramaturgy, ’10) is the Artistic Director at Reading Rep (Reading, England).

Sarah Ollove (Dramaturgy, ’08) is an Assistant Professor at Rowan University.

Sarah Wallace (Dramaturgy, ’08) is the Executive Associate to the Associate Vice President at George Washington University.

Mavoureen Arndt (Dramaturgy, ’07) is the associate dramaturg at Goodman Theatre.

Katie Mallinson (Dramaturgy, ’07) is a lecturer in History and Literature of Theatre and Dramatic Criticism at Niagra University.

Shari Perkins (Dramaturgy, ’06) matriculated to CUNY Graduate Center's  Ph.D. program in Theatre. She teaches as Hunter College as the Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellow.

Kristen Bowen (Dramaturgy, ’05) the Literary Associate for the Signature Theatre Company.

Akiva Fox (Dramaturgy, ’05) is the founder of Haymaker, a theater company in Durham, NC.

Emily Otto (Dramaturgy, ’05) is the resident dramaturg and composer for Stolen Chair theatre company.

Ryan McKittrick (Dramaturgy, ’00) is the Director of Artistic Programs at the American Repertory Theater, the co-head of Dramaturgy at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University, and a lecturer in Theater Arts at Brandeis University.

Jennifer Kiger (Dramaturgy, ’99) is the Associate Artistic Director at Yale Repertory Theatre. 

Gideon Lester (Dramaturgy, ’97) is a Professor of Theater and the Director of the Theater & Performance Program at Bard College.

Shawn Rene Graham (Dramaturgy, ’96) is the Artist Services Manager at The Field in New York City.

Sarah Stevenson (Dramaturgy, ’94) is an Associate Professor of English at the college of Mount Saint Vincent.

Christopher Baker (Dramaturgy, ’90) is the Associate Producer/Dramaturg at Hartford Stage and a guest lecturer at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford.

Jane Guyer-Fujita (Voice and Speech, ’10) is a lecturer in Acting at Yale School of Drama and teaches Speech and Accents/Dialects at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.

Julia Foh (Voice and Speech, ’09) is a faculty member in Voice and Speech at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.  She will be teaching summer classes in Fitzmaurice Voicework at the ART/NY Studios.

Vivianne Majkowski (Voice and Speech, ’06) is on the faculty at the Savannah College of Art and Design

Michael Cobb (Voice and Speech, ’05) is the visiting assistant professor in the Department of Theatre at the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah.

Deborah Cooney (Voice and Speech, ’04) teaches Voice and Speech at The Boston Conservatory.

Karen Kopryanski (Voice and Speech, ’03) teaches Voice and Speech at The Boston Conservatory.

Laura Wayth (Voice and Speech, ’02) is an Assistant Professor at the Florida Atlantic University: Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.

Patricia Delorey (Voice and Speech, ’01) is the Voice, Speech & Dialects faculty member at the Conservatory at the Asolo Repertory Theatre.

Dmitry Troyanovsky (Directing, '00) recently directed the Actors' Shakepseare Project production of Eugene Ionesco's Exit the King. Troyanovsky will also direct the Institute's production of Charlotte's Web this December and the North American premiere of The Rosenbergs (An Opera) with Boston Playwrights' Theatre in 2018.

David R. Gammons (Directing, '95) directed the Theater, Dance, and Media production of The Owl Answers for Harvard this Fall. Gammons recently won the 2017 Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Director for his recent productions of Christopher Marlowe's Edward II with Actors' Shakespeare Project and the New England premiere of Hand to God with SpeakEasy Stage Company. He is an Assistant Professor at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee and teaches theatre at MIT as well.

Tina Landau (Directing, '89) directed the recent Goodspeed Musicals production of Zack Zadeck's Deathless. Landau's production of the SpongeBob SquarePants musical will begin performances on Broadway this November, opening in December at the Palace Theatre.

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