what are my students up to?
Julia Mattison is a 2011 graduate of Emerson College's BFA Musical Theatre program. Since graduating, she's been in NYC, appearing on Broadway (Godspell), performing her original songs, and diving into all kinds of super cool projects. Upcoming - Julia will be appearing in "Blogger Girls" on MTV (with Michael Showalter). Try to keep track of Julia Mattison if you dare.
Sam Dash is currently work-shopping a new full length play, based on a work by E.M. Forster, that he has written and will act in starting in fall of 2013. Recent acting credits include an all-male "Romeo and Juliet" at American Theater of Actors, "Madam Bovary" with The Other Mirror Theatre Company, "The Caucasian Chalk Circle" with Pipeline Theatre Company, and collaborations with Defacto Dance, The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, The Williamstown Theater Festival, and The Atlantic Acting School. Film: The Visitor, Ghost Story, Alone. Sam earned his BFA from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and is a founding member of Pipeline Theatre Company as well as The Other Mirror. Click here for a NYT article about Sam Dash and here for information about The Other Mirror Theatre.
Vanessa is a 2011 graduate of Emerson College's BFA Musical Theatre program. Since then, she's been quite busy...check her out by clicking on the links below. Click here to hear Vanessa sing "Murder He Says" and here for her website. (In this pic are also my other former Emerson students, Julia Mattison and Anna Baker).
Mariah MacFarlane is a 2013 graduate of the Emerson College BFA Musical Theatre program. Mariah is currently playing the role of Heather in the international tour of "American Idiot" and next will star in the national tour of "Nice Work If You Can Get It." Check out Mariah's senior cabaret performance. And this recent video from the American Idiot Cabaret.
Melody is a 2013 graduate of the Emerson College BFA Musical Theatre program. In summer 2013 she played Wendla in "Spring Awakening" with Gloucester Stage.
Hailey McAvoy just graduated from the Montrose School. She gave her first solo recital in June of 2013. After two summers at Boston University Tanglewood Institute, summer of 2013 was spent at Brevard Music Center Vocal program. Now Hailey is a voice major at the Eastman School of Music.
Ellie Richardson is a high school junior. After spending last summer at Walnut Hill School for the Arts, she's now returned from an intense summer of singing at Boston University Tanglewood Institute.
Will Champion is in the Advanced Musical Theatre class at New England Conservatory. In summer 2013 he played the part of the Narrator in "Blood Brothers" with Weston Drama Workshop.
Ariana Conte is a junior at Emerson College. In summer 2013 she played Luisa in "The Fantasticks" and also assistant directed "The Tempest" at Marblehead Little Theatre.
Joseph Freeman is a 2013 graduate of the BFA Acting program at Emerson College. In summer 2013 he played Rolf in "The Sound of Music", among roles in other productions, with the Papermill Theatre.
Chiara Trentalange is a senior in Emerson College's BFA Musical Theatre program. She spent summer of 2013 at Forestburgh Playhouse, in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", "9 to 5", "Spamelot" and "South Pacific".
Jenna Rogalski is a senior in the Emerson College BFA Musical Theatre program. She's back from a busy summer, touring with The Shakespearean Jazz Show in New Orleans and as part of ArtsEmerson in Boston. Click on New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane. Click on music video of "Mariana".
Talia Robinson is a junior BFA Musical Theatre major at Emerson College. In summer 2013 she played Florinda in "Into the Woods" with Stamford Youth Theatre.
Felix Teich is a sophomore BA Acting major at Emerson College. In summer 2013 he was featured in "Cymbeline", and was an ensemble member in an adaptation of "Two Gentlemen of Verona" with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.
Lorin Zackular is a junior in the BFA Musical Theatre program at Emerson College. In summer 2013 she worked as an acting apprentice at Flat Rock Playhouse, appearing in "Evita" and understudying the role of Cosette in "Les Mis".
Sara DeViney is a 2012 graduate of Emerson's BFA Musical Theatre program. Now she' a New Yorker involved in all kinds of interesting creative endeavors, including film projects and a children's webseries. Visit Sara's website to see what she's up to.
Anna Baker spent summer of 2011 at Forestburgh Playhouse, appearing in "Biloxi Blues" (Daisy) and as a featured ensemble member in "Chicago", "Man of La Mancha", and "Jekyll and Hyde". A 2012 graduate of Emerson College's BFA Musical Theatre program, Anna has since been working professionally at Tennessee's family theatre, the Cumberland County Playhouse, where she played Judy in "9 to 5"; Denise in "Smoke on the Mountain"; Maggie in "Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge"; the Narrator in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"; Anelle in "Steel Magnolias"; and Annie Sullivan in "The Miracle Worker". Plans for 2013 include moving to NYC to begin auditioning in the big city.