Faculty oversee internships, guest visits and performances at many Southern California schools and performing arts organizations:
Stage Management and Stage Technician internships—Los Angeles Opera, the Center Theatre Group, Actors Co-op, and East West Players
Arts Administration internships—the Actors Co-op, and the East West Players.
Assistant Design Opportunities—Cornerstone Theater, South Coast Rep, Mark Taper Forum, and the Pasadena Playhouse
Dance Service-Learning Experiences—elementary school sites in area schools for students in senior level dance courses
Will Ahrens (MA) teaches at Pasadena City College.
Yvette Alawerdjian (BA) dances with Hae Kyung Lee and Dancers.
Katrina Alexy (BA) is a visual artist with work throughout California. She’s been artist in residence and guest artist at the Fowler Museum, Norton Simon, Metropolitan State Mental Hospital, Craft and Folk Art Museum. Her permanent public artworks can be seen in various parts of Los Angeles.
Brian Brophy (MA) completed his MFA in playwriting at UC Riverside and a Fulbright in India. He teaches in Los Angeles.
Debbie Sue Buck (BA) is Assistant Principal at Fernando R. Ledesma High School.
Fernando Carrillo (BA) dances with Alvin Ailey Company and in musicals on Broadway.
José Casas (MA) received an MFA in creative writing/playwriting at Arizona State University, has won several playwriting awards, and is working as a playwright in Los Angeles.
LaRika Clark (BA) recently sold her first dance studio in Arizona.
Steven Contrast (BA) is studying at the Alvin Ailey School in New York and performing.
Grant Cornish (BA) is working as a stage technician in Los Angeles.
Aaronda Dent (BA) was the Production Office Intern for the L.A. Opera.
Jacey Erwin (MA) completed her PhD at UCLA and is teaching in several colleges and universities in Los Angeles.
Chen Fan (MA) is an account manager with Dutch company EMG in their Shanghai office.
Steven Forleo (MA) is Professor of English at the Community College of Rhode Island.
Sigrid Gilmer (BA) earned her MFA at Cal Arts (2005) in Writing for Performance. She has worked with Cornerstone Theater, Watts Village Theatre, and Clubbed Thumb’s Summerworks Festival in New York.
Lindsey Ginter (MA) teaches and works as an actor in film, television and stage.
Shawn René Graham (BA) studied dramaturgy at American Repertory Theatre, and was Literary Associate at Hartford Stage Company. She lives in New York City where she works with writers and dancers.
Daiana Koren (BA) is working in New York teaching dance to youngsters.
Mu Larsen (formerly Mary Tomlinson) is currently a Clinic Intern at Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She will soon earn a Master's Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine and her Acupuncture License.
Kulthida Maneerat (MA) earned her Ph.D. in Asian Theatre Studies at University of Hawaii, Manoa and is teaching at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.
Brad Lemack (MA) is owner and president of Lemack & Company Public Relations/Talent Management and Ingenuity Press USA. He’s an adjunct faculty member at Emerson College, Los Angeles Center and working on a new edition of his book “The Business of Acting” and a web series on the business of acting.
Jill Lincoln-Brennan (MA) has a recurring role, Gracie Jane, on “Boston Legal,” and has had recurring roles on “Desperate Housewives,” and “The Gilmore Girls.” She is in the feature, “Hancock.” She teaches acting at APU University.
Lauri Lynch (BA) is an MFA student in Contemporary Performance at Naropa University.
Claudia Medina (BA) teaches elementary school.
Kristi Messer (MA) completed her PhD in Theatre in Education at NYU.
Heidi Miller (MA) is completing her PhD in Theatre at UCLA.
Janet Miller (MA) is teaching at CSULA, Cerritos and LA Valley Colleges. She works as a director and choreographer in Los Angeles. Her choreography for “The Marvelous Wonderettes” won Los Angeles Drama Critics and Back Stage West Garland awards and is slated for Off Broadway.
Tony Fitzgerald (MA) is beginning the PhD program in Theatre at UCLA.
Amelie McKendry (BA) is working at CBS Television station.
Carla Melo (MA) finished her PhD at UCLA and is on the faculty of Theatre teaching Theatre and Performance of the Americas at Arizona State University.
Leslie Moreno (BA) is a working actress in musical theatre.
Jeshanah Naranjo (BA) has stage managed in Los Angeles.
Chris Rivera (BA) is stage managing and working on various film projects in Los Angeles.
Keisha Ross (BA) dances with Hae Kyung Lee and Dancers and works at The Music Center.
Roxanna Sanchez (MA) is a resident playwright for East Los Angeles Repertory Theatre and teaching part-time.
Selene Santiago (MA) is a Directress/Producer/Writer, a co-founding Teatrista of Tongue in Chíc*ana, a stage-art performance group and Managing Director of CASA 0101 in Boyle Heights.
Pervis Sawoski (MA) is Chair of Theatre Arts at Santa Monica College.
Eric Shani (BA) recently finished a feature film and is making a living as an actor in Los Angeles.
Jamie Taylor (MA) got his PhD at Florida State and is Department Chair of Theatre at Rhode Island College.
Yuki Uehara (BA) is a bilingual secretary at Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Crystal Villasana (BA) has worked as Stage Management Production Assistant for the Mark Taper Forum.
Dalia Vosylius (BA) is acting, most recently with Pacific Resident Theatre. She also teaches in Santa Monica and owns a line of t-shirts that spoofs the L.A. County restaurant grading system.
Jonathan Williams (BA) earned his equity card performing in CSULA’s equity production of “Eyes For Consuela.” He is a member of Son of Semele, an experimental theatre company in Los Angeles.
Stacey Wilson (BA) is an AEA and AGMA Stage Manager. She has worked at the Taper, Luckman and Geffen Theatres, and is currently on contract with the Los Angeles Opera
Michelle Zamora (BA) is a professional puppeteer working all over Los Angeles in theatre and film.