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People - Alumni

Alumni from the University of Washington School of Drama are advancing the artistic conversation through their innovative and diverse work both regionally and across the globe. Our graduates, many who have gone on to become highly successful, represent the best of what the School of Drama has to offer. Whether they went on to become television stars, acclaimed film producers, exceptional costume designers, artistic directors, or theatrical entrepreneurs, the UW School of Drama was the foundation for their growth as artists.

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Alumni Websites

MFA in Acting (Professional Actor Training Program)
Name Job Title Class Year
Fort, Claire Professional Actor 2016
Franks, Alyssa Professional Actor 2020
Frear, Amy Actor and Filmmaker 2011
Gilliespie, Brian Director and Educator 2006
Glaser, Tamsen Professional Actor 2018
Hahn, Gretchen Professional Actor Training Program 2022
Henderson, Hailey Part-time Lecturer 2020
Henke, Saffron Assistant Professor of Theatre, Colorado State University 2001
Holman, Asialani Professional Actor 2021
Hutchison, Christopher Actor, Director, Member of the Resident Acting Company at The Alley Theatre 1999
Kaminiski, Marya Sea Artistic Director, Pittsburgh Public Theater 2004
Kruse, Phil Partner, Artistic Director, Bandit Filmworks 2012
Lamadrid, Anna Playwright and Performer 2015
Ludwigsen, Jennefer Professional Actor 2009
McHale, Joel Actor, Comedian, Producer, Television Host 2000
McKevitt, Bridget Actor 2018
McLeod, Katharine Professional Actor 2008
Millan, Rene Actor, Director, Educator 1999
Miller, Semaj Actor, Director, Artist 2020
Mitchell, Antonio Professional Actor Training Program 2022
Modrizadeh, Leyla Lecturer in Acting and Public Speaking, UC, Berkeley 1994
Navarra, Michael Actor, Director, Producer, Educator 2002
Ngo, Joe Actor, Writer, Performer 2015
Pavela, Tatiana Actor and Theatre Artist 2017
Raney, Colleen Traditional Irish Singer 2001
Shue, Jonathan Actor and Education Director for Dusty Strings Music Store & School 2014
Simons, Ron Tony Award-winning Producer 2001
Sweeney, Joellen Professional Actor Training Program 2022
Telesmar, Christian Actor, Entrepreneur, Educator 2014
Thorne, Jessica Director of Customer Success, Funnel Gorgeous 2020
Vetter, Erika Actor and Educator 2021
Virden, Zach Actor and Production Assistant, Blindlight 2016
von Fliss, Montana Public Speaking Trainer and Actor 2008
Waschke, Amy Kim Actor 2004
Young, Jack Head of Professional Actor Training Program, University of Houston 1986