Where are they now?
This list is a sampling of alumni who majored in theatre. Their career information has been gathered from college records, provided by theatre faculty, or self-reported.
Jeanne Firth ’06 is manager of the box office and general office for Brava Theatre Center in San Francisco.
Joel Furmanek ’06 is enrolled at the Yale University School of Drama.
Jaclyn Johnson ’06 is an actress in the Twin Cities.
Kristofer Longley-Postema ’06 is enrolled at the Yale University School of Drama.
Shelby Newport ’06 is studying costume design at Purdue University.
Amber Swenson ’05 is an actress in the Twin Cities.
Ashely Bagot ’03 is a freelance stage manager and performer in Chicago.
Gail Bransteitter ’01 is communications and resource development assistant for a national nonprofit affordable housing organization in Denver and serves on the advisory board of a nonprofit theater company, Buntport Theatre.
Steven Burge ’01 is an actor in Denver and has completed a screenplay.
Sarah Hamilton ’01 is enrolled in the M.F.A. lighting design program at Illinois State University.
Shelley Anderson ’95 works with Medicaid patients as a community resource care manager and also teaches ethics and religion classes at a community college and a correctional facility near Wichita, Kan.
Meg Su-Reed ’94 is a stay-at-home mother living near Austin, Texas, and longtime children’s advocate after working as a foster parent in New Hampshire.
Brent Boyd ’91 is a screenwriter in Los Angeles whose latest film is Aurora
Brennen Dicker ’91 works in business development for Crawford Communications in Atlanta, the largest post-production facility in the Southeast.
Christine O’Brien ’91 is studying physics at the University of Illinois.
Betsy Knecht Chory ’90 is a stay-at-home mother living in the Los Angeles area after working as an assistant to a screenwriter on films including Under the Tuscan Sun.
Ishanee DeVas ’90 is general manager of The Acting Company in New York, which tours a repertory of classical productions into communities across America.
Jenny Brownson Vitrano ’90 is drama specialist at Elm Creative Arts Elementary School in Milwaukee, teaches drama in education courses at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and teaches creative drama and acting classes for elementary and middle school students at First Stage Children’s Theater.
D’Anna Forbes Gugerty ’88 is a teacher, speech team coach, and director of student theatre productions at Morris (Ill.) Community High School.
Doug Strong ’87 is principal of a high school for students with emotional and behavioral disorders in suburban Chicago.
Ellen Harter Wall ’87 is an editor at FamilyFun magazine in Northampton, Mass., where she previews toys, movies, video games, music, and DVDs.
Carla Korb ’80 is a middle school art teacher in Minneapolis.
Jeff Athey ’77 is principal of Dodgeville (Wis.) High School.
Odell McGhee ’74 is an associate district court judge in Polk County, Iowa, and also an actor and director with the Central Iowa Repertory Theatre.
John McClelland ’73 is vice president of government affairs for the American Rental Association in Washington, D.C.