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Alumni Highlights

Where Are They Now?

Theatre Arts Alumni Map:


Alumni Catawba's success at training theatre professionals is best exemplified by its alumni. The vast majority of Catawba's graduates gain employment in professional theatre or are enrolled in graduate school upon graduation.

  • Ashton Tibbitt '16 - MFA '18 & MA '22, NYU Tisch School of the Arts

  • Pen Chance ’15 – Resident Actor & Production Assistant, Charleston Stage Company, Charleston, SC.

  • Maggie Saunders ’15, Resident Actor, Charleston Stage Company, Charleston, SC.

  • Jesse Siak ’12 Associate Director of Education, Charleston Stage Company, Charleston, SC.

  • Aaron Ganas ’09, Working on an MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy at New York University.

  • Michael Lasris ’08, actor/Company Manager/Resident Choreographer/Academy Principal at Midtown Arts Center, Ft. Collins, CO.

  • Mary Alice Nichols ’11, Program Coordinator for the Institute for Educators & Teaching Artists at Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA.

  • Kara Procell ’13, Stage Management & Production Assistant, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA.

  • Brooke Beall ’13, Scenic Artist, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA.

  • Jodye Carroll ’13, MFA Directing candidate, University of Southern Mississippi.

  • Anthony Johnson ’05, AEA, Off Broadway Actor, Most recently Harbor Lights Theatre Co, Staten Island.

  • Amanda Lederer ’10, AEA, Off Broadway Actor, Member Strangemen and Co., NYC.

  • Daniel Hines ’08, AEA Actor, Guthrie Theatre MN; National Tour: Memphis: the Musical Sept. 2013-June 2014.

  • Eleanor Withrow ’10, Co-founder with Amber Hughes ’10, Town Theatre Company, Seattle WA.

  • Justin Dionne ’08, Former Managing Artistic Director, Lee Street Theatre Company, Salisbury, NC – Current MFA Theatre Arts Administration candidate, Florida State University.

  • Robin Elizabeth Tynes ’12, co-founder with Carmen Bartlett ’10, and managing Artistic Director, Three Bone Theatre, Charlotte, NC.

  • Gerald “Jerry” Archer ’14, Entertainment Technician, Walt Disney World.

  • David Loehr ’07, resident actor, literary manager, dramaturg.

  • Sean “Shaggy” Sears ’04, co-founder with Liam Macik ’05, Throughline Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, PA.


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