Alumni Updates (2018-2019)
Alexis Arens (2015) formerly a Video Producer/Editor with United Launch Alliance, just currently began the Strategic Communications Master's Program with Michigan State University.
Miranda Ashland (2017) Works full time as the Marketing Assistant at the American Conservatory Theater (ACT) after spending 8 months as a fellow.
Ian Billings (2015) is working for (Production Resource) PRG in Las Vegas, Nevada designing and installing theatrical lighting systems.
Kimberlee (Vandenburg) Bolton (2016) recently got married and is working all over the Washington, DC area, including the Washington National Opera, Shakespeare Theatre Company, & UMD.
Emily Brehm (2017) is working at Mob Scene, a Creative Advertising company in Los Angeles, as an executive assistant/coordinator.
Katharine Epstein (2017) is pursuing acting in Los Angeles. Her latest project was portraying Mrs. Maisel in a marketing campaign for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Jessica (Ourada) Garcia (2009): is a theatre and music teacher at St. Anthony of Padua School, producing musicals including: Lion King Jr., Singin' in the Rain, and Beauty & Beast.
Anna Gebauer (2011) works for Central Coast Early Intervention supporting families who have a child with developmental delays.
Catherine Heiting (2014) is an assistant for the EVP of post-production at Columbia/Tristar at Sony.
Matthew Herman (2013) just graduated from UCSD with an MFA in Scenic Design under the mentorship of Robert Brill who just opened The Donna Summer Musical on Broadway. He is currently living in NYC.
Ellen Jones (2012) was recently the Sr. Event Manager for Sunrun Solar. Currently, she is pursuing her MA in Clinical Counseling at Pacifica Graduate Institute.
Calvin Legassie (2009) is the General Manager/Auditoria Operations Manager at Northern Arizona University where he oversees three performance venues.
Hannah Littier (2017) currently lives in Redding, CA where she joined the Redding Fashion Alliance as a Sewing and Fashion Design Instructor and was also recently accepted into the Redding City Dance Company Trainee program.
Torin Lusebrink (2014) has been living in Washington, DC since 2016, performing in the production of Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center. Currently, he's working with the Smithsonian.
Katie Matten (2013) is a Behavior Specialist with Mentor Oregon working in Portland with children with disabilities; next step is to become a Licensed Art Therapist.
Jennifer McClinton (2018) made a successful move out to NYC and is currently rehearsing/workshopping "Dispersal: A Gentrification Story". An entirely devised, dance-oriented, immersed outdoor piece. Also, has been recently accepted into 600+hour Pilates Certification with ALine Pilates, projected to be fully certified by 2020.
Ethan McDaniel (2015) currently works as a Middle School Drama Teacher, and Educational Technology Coach for Teachers in the Salinas Union High School District.
Cadence Mitchell (2013) is working her dream job as a high school English and Theatre teacher at Central Coast Tech High School (the Lucia Mar Unified School District) where she also coaches the improv troupe Hysterical Artists.
Jennifer Nelson (2014) recently performed in the play "Everybody" at the California Shakespeare Theater.
Trinity Smith (2017) has just celebrated being in NYC for a year. She currently works as a Scenic Painter for 11th St. Workshop.
Lowell Olcott (2008) is the Controls and Networking Product Manager for ETC, Inc (Electronic Theatre Controls) working with ETC’s Research and Development teams to introduce new and exciting products.
Sabrina Orro (2017) is currently a 2nd year student in PCPA's Actor Training Program. Later this fall, she will be playing Nibs, a lost boy, in their holiday production of Peter Pan.
Nick Pecher (2013) is a Graphic Designer with BMF Media, a NY-based experiential marketing company; working with clients such as Mastercard and FX.
Beatriz Pereira (2018) has made a successful move across the pond to London where she is working as a casual lighting technician for the Young Vic and the Hampstead Theatre.
Caroline Rein (2017) is an MFA Candidate in Costume Design and Graduate Assistant at Purdue University where she is currently the Costume Designer for Two Gentlemen of Verona and the Assistant Costume Designer for Next to Normal.
Christopher Riordan (2015) is living in Douglas, Wyoming, working as a Printing Press Operator Assistant with Douglas Budget
Krista Schoenbaum (2007) Just graduated with a MA in Expressive Arts Therapy from CIIS in San Francisco and is a registered Associate MFT.
Jillian Voss (2010) is a Senior Elephant Keeper @ Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. In addition to caring for 6 elephants, she is also the intern coordinator for their department.