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Alumni Stories

Alumni Stories

The School of Drama's excellence in training is best embodied in the successes of our alumni. Our graduates have appeared in numerous Broadway, off-Broadway and regional theatre productions, in films, and in television series and shows. Fusing together their rigorous training, tireless dedication and passion for their craft, they go on to do great things. From New York to Hollywood to starting their own theatre companies, UNCSA alumni are making their mark in the modern world of acting and directing.

Recent Featured Stories
Lorenzo Roberts tout
Drama alumnus navigates from sailor to ACT Core Company member

The path to becoming a member of Seattle's first core acting company in decades has been what some might call an untraditional one for School of Drama alumnus Lorenzo Roberts ('14).

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Megan West
Megan West pursues her acting dreams on the set of multiple hit TV shows

Megan West ('13) is on set and hears the lead actor doing voice warm-ups. Ahhh, now she feels at home. At least, that's what happened on the set of NBC's Constantine.

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Gus Halper
Landing a lead role on a TV pilot furthers Gus Halper's passion for acting

For an actor, sometimes the best preparation is no preparation. That proved true for Gus Halper ('14), who learned that he landed the lead role in the 2015 ABC pilot The Kingmakers less than 24 hours before the first cast read through and 48 hours before the first day of shooting.

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Elizabeth Lail
Elizabeth Lail finds 'overnight success' as Frozen's Anna on Once Upon A Time

During one of her first days of rehearsal for the hit ABC drama Once Upon a Time, an assistant director approached Elizabeth Lail (HS '10, '14) - who starred in season four of the series as the impulsive Princess Anna from Disney's Frozen - carrying a medieval weapon.

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