KUNAL NAYYAR (MFA, '06) [pictured far right] stars as Raj in the megahit CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
DA'VINE JOY RANDOLPH (BA, '09) recently received a Tony Award nomination for her Broadway debut in the new musical, GHOST, based on the Oscar-winning film of the same name. She is creating the role of Oda Mae Brown for the Broadway production, the role made famous in the film by Whoopi Goldberg. Da'Vine is also a graduate of the MFA Acting Program at Yale University.
JASON GEORGE (MFA, '97) [pictured below in promo shot] currently stars on ABC's long-running hit GREY'S ANATOMY. He has appeared in principal roles in over thirty television series including ER, HOUSE, and FRIENDS, and received a Daytime Emmy nomination for his performance on SUNSET BEACH.
KEVIN DEL AGUILA (MFA, '94) currently appears on Broadway in the five-time Tony Award-winning play Peter and the Starcatcher (pictured below to the left alongside his Tony-winning co-star Christian Borle). He is also well known as the bookwriter of the long-running Off-Broadway hit Altar Boyz (for which he won the 2005 Drama Desk Award for Best Book of a Musical), winner of the 2005 Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical; he also wrote the comedy 6 Story Building which won the top prize at the New York Fringe Festival.
Peter and the Starcatcher
MICHAEL RADY (BA, '04) has a major recurring role on CBS's hit drama THE MENTALIST where he stars opposite Simon Baker. Michael was recently seen on the television series MELROSE PLACE for the CW. He was a principal cast member in THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS and its sequel, and also appeared on television’s ER and CSI:NY.
AUSTIN DURANT (BA, '05) currently stars in Eugene O'Neill's ANNA CHRISTIE at the Tony Award-winning regional theater The Old Globe in San Diego. He made his Broadway debut in April 2011 in the Lincoln Center Theater production of the Tony Award-winning Best Play 2011, WAR HORSE. Austin received his MFA in Acting from Yale University.
EVAN JONIGKEIT (BA, '05) made his Broadway debut in April 2011 in the new play, HIGH, opposite screen and stage legend Kathleen Turner at the Booth Theatre in New York City. For his work, Evan received a prestigious Outer Critics Circle nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play.
LAWRENCE STALLINGS (MFA, '03) [pictured far right] stars in the smash-hit Tony Award-winning BEST MUSICAL of 2011, THE BOOK OF MORMON, from the creators of "South Park" and "Avenue Q". He previously appeared on Broadway in the Tony-winning productions of both PASSING STRANGE and HAIR.
AMINA ROBINSON (BA, '99; MFA, '03) had a major supporting role [pictured below] in the Oscar-winning film PRECIOUS. She has also performed on Broadway in the hit musical MAMMA MIA! and appeared in the national tour of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS.
TOBIAS SEGAL starred opposite Tony winner Julie White in the Off-Broadway smash From Up Here, for which he received a 2008 Drama Desk nomination for Best Actor in a Play; as well as the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s double bill of The Cherry Orchard and A Winter’s Tale, both directed by Oscar® winner Sam Mendes. [pictured left below with co-star Ethan Hawke from A Winter's Tale]
JOHNNY RAY GILL (BA, '07) [pictured right] costarred on the first season of NBC's HARRY'S LAW, starring opposite Kathy Bates.
JOSH TOWER (BA, '95) starred in two major Tony Award-winning Broadway productions: as Simba in THE LION KING [pictured center below]; and in RAGTIME. He recently appeared in the Arden's acclaimed production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning CLYBOURNE PARK.
JAMES IJAMES (MFA, '06) recently starred in the Philadelphia premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts' SUPERIOR DONUTS at the Arden Theatre Company, for which he won the 2011 Barrymore Award for Supporting Actor in a Play. James also won the prestigious F. Otto Haas Award For Emerging Philadelphia Theater Artist at the 2011 Barrymores.
SEAN THOMPSON (BA, '08) will soon appear in a world-premiere musical at the Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre entitled AND THE CURTAIN RISES, in which he will play antagonistic Charles M. Barras, the real-life writer of America's first smash-hit musical, The Black Crook. Sean most recently appeared as Artie Green in the Signature's Washington, DC premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Blvd. [pictured below, third from right].
PATRICK JOYCE (BA, '07) currently appears in the national tour of ROCK OF AGES. He was recently seen as Sonny in the North American tour of the musical GREASE [pictured second from the right]. Patrick also starred as played Travis in the 10th Aniversary National Tour of FOOTLOOSE, in 2008-2009. He has been seen in Philadelphia at Mauckingbird Theatre Company as Eliante in 2008's The Misanthrope and Helena in 2010's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
KIM RHODES (MFA, '94) [pictured center] starred in: The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, The Lot, Another World, and As the World Turns. Appearances include: House, Star Trek: Voyager, Boomtown, Without a Trace, CSI, Touched by an Angel, and Becker.
JASON KOLOTOUROS (MFA, '97) has an extensive career in television, including appearances in: The Good Wife, Nurse Juckie, As the World Turns, Law & Order, Sex and the City, Guiding Light, and Law and Order: SVU. He recently had a major supporting role opposite Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler in the film The Bounty Hunter.
ROBIN ATKIN DOWNES (MFA, '94) is one of the most sought-after voice-over talents in industry with over 140 voiceover performances in major motion pictures and television shows. Acting credits Babylon 5, The Starter Wife, CSI: Miami, Entourage, Bridges, Beverly Hills 90210, and Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
OTHER NOTABLE ALUMNI:
JOHN CONNOLLY serves as the Executive Director of Actors’ Equity Association.
SAM FLEMING serves as Head of Costumes for all North American productions of The Phantom of the Opera
DAN KUTNER directed the Off-Broadway hit I Love You Because… and has assistant-directed productions with Broadway legend Harold Prince.
LAURA LEWIS (MFA, '94) starred in the Broadway productions of In My Life and the Tony®-nominated Cry-Baby.
JOHN LITTLEFIELD (MFA, '95) served as co-host on ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, performed in lead roles on Another World and Guiding Light as well as featured roles on Law and Order, The West Wing, and Roswell.
TED ROONEY (MFA, '92) has appeared as a series regular on shows such as Gilmore Girls, ER, CSI, and Roswell and guest starred on over forty shows including Seinfeld, My Name is Earl, and 7th Heaven. Film credits include Legally Blonde and Cheaper by the Dozen.
COREY SORENSON (MFA, '06) performed at the world renowned Old Globe Theater as Proteus in Two Gentlemen of Verona and Laertes in Hamlet. TV Credits include: Law & Order: SVU, Rescue Me, and As the World Turns.
RICK WASSERMAN (BA, '95) performed on Broadway in The Lion King.