BROOKLYN COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF THEATER



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Brooklyn College quad


Victoria Malvagno '99
Marisol, Barefoot Theatre Productions

E. Roger Mitchell '99
How I Spent My Summer Vacation, Cable Network;
The Legend Of Bagger Vance, directed by Robert Redford, co-starring Will Smith and Matt Damon;
Losing Grace, Independent Film, Sundance Festival;
Mama Flora's Family, CBS Mini-Series, with Cicely Tyson;
Daybreak of Freedom, HBO Film

Christopher Roberts '99
Oz, HBO Television;
Best Western Hotels, national TV commercial

Susanne Bruno '98
After Hours Theater for the New City Productions;
Applause Shakespeare Folio Marathon,
Applause Theater Books

Etya Dudko '98
The Butter and Egg Man, Jean Cocteau Repertory;
Day player, Law and Order: Criminal Intent

Lee Gundersheimer '98
Professional Liaison, Department of Theater,
Tisch School of the Arts (NYU)

Woodie King, Jr. '98
Artistic Director,
New Federal Theatre

Luke Leonard '98
Executive Director/Founder, DUMBO Theater Exchange;
Third Watch, NBC Television;
Action, Here, in association with Lincoln Center

Rajendra R. Maharaj '98
"...One of the most talented young directors in New York." New York Times, 1999;
Producing Artistic Director,
Rebel Theater, NYC

Andrey Shenin '98
Director of Operations, New York City Center

Marie-Elena Baldini '97
Overnight Sensation, directed by Glenn Trotiner;
On The Razzle, Jean Cocteau Repertory

David Fuller '97
Co-Producing Artistic Director, Theater 2020;
Trustee & Treasurer, National Theatre Conference

Kevin M. Kennison '97
Casting Director;
Adjunct Faculty, Brooklyn College

Eileen Phelan '97
Artistic Director,
Sightlines Theatre;
Producer,
Annual Village Voice OBIE Awards Ceremony

Andrew Flatt '96
Senior Vice President, Marketing,
Disney Theatrical Productions

Gordon James '96
Outbursts: A One Man Multi-Poemonologue, National Black Theatre, Harlem

Shelley Wyant '96
Professor,
Bard College;
Mask Teacher,
Stella Adler Studios and Actors Studio MFA Program at the New School

Paul King '95
Executive Director, Office of Arts and Special Projects,
New York City Department of Education

Eric Nightengale '94
Artistic Director,
78th Street Theatre Lab

Sean P. O'Hagan '93
NYPD Blue, ABC Television

Ken Garito '92
Summer Of Sam, directed by Spike Lee;
Over The River and Through The Woods, Off-Broadway, John Houseman Theater

Andrew Wagner '91
Executive Producer,
Wide Angle Productions

1980-89

James Colby '88
The Butterfly Collection, Playwrights Horizons

Patrick Dewane '87
Vice President of Advancement,
Minnesota Opera

Nancy Umanoff '84
Executive Director,
Mark Morris Dance Group

Alice Bernstein '82
Executive Vice President,
Brooklyn Academy of Music

Gary McAvay '82
President,
CAMI Theatricals

Jimmy Smits '80
Bless the Child, Paramount;
NYPD Blue, ABC Television;
The West Wing, NBC Television

1970-79

Valerie Simmons '79
Operations Manager,
Roundabout Theatre Company

Neil Meron '76
Broadway and film producer,
Storyline Entertainment

1960-69

Dominic Chianese '61
Uncle Junior, The Sopranos, HBO Productions

NOTED ALUMNI

Just as a building needs a solid foundation to endure over generations, so does a strong theater program need an active alumni body. There are many ways to continue your relationship with your department: through gifts, mentoring students as they go out into the profession and the world, being an expert consultant to the faculty and staff, or assisting in recruitment efforts. Even by keeping in touch with your old Brooklyn friends, you strengthen the department network. Please keep in touch with us. We would like to know where you are and what you are doing, so come and visit us! We look for your advice and we really like bragging about you. If you are a Brooklyn College Alum, please contact your program heads.


2010-

Adrienne Kapstein '13
Associate Director of Movement and Horse Choreography, First National Tour of War Horse; Movement Associate, War Horse at Lincoln Center Theater; Co-Director of Movement Theater Studio NYC

Justiin Davis '12
Boardwalk Empire, HBO Television

Tiffany Kleeman Baran '10
Assistant Director of Development,
New Dramatists

Aaron Schwartzbord '10
Freelance Marketing Consultant

2000-09

Kristoffer Diaz '09
Playwright,
The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

Sarah Horne '09
Company Manager,
Mark Morris Dance Group

Jaynie Saunders Tiller '09
Managing Director,
New Georges

William Addis '08
Artistic Director,
Bakerloo Theatre Project;
Adjunct Faculty,
Marymount Manhattan College

Eric Bornemann '08
Group Account Supervisor,
Situation Interactive

Meghan Finn '08
Development Associate,
Soho Repertory Theatre, NYC

Kate Iezzoni '08
Assistant Director, Institutional Giving,
The Metropolitan Opera

Jennie Greer '07
Development Consultant,
Soho Rep

Paul Tetreault '07
Producing Director,
Ford’s Theatre

Tania Camargo '06
General Manager,
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Arts

Cristin Kelly '06
Literary Manager,
Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota, FL

Amanda Pekoe '06
President,
The Pekoe Group

Shuhei Seo '05
Big Brother Production, Inc.

Miriam Weiner '05
Artistic/Literary Assistant,
Vineyard Theatre

Sarah Benson '04
Artistic Director,
Soho Repertory Theater, NYC

Carl Dumicich '04
Theatre Program Chair,
Iowa Western Community College

Dale Edwards '03
Marketing Director, School of Fine Arts,
Assistant Professor, Theater Administration,
University of Connecticut

Sean Patrick Flahaven '03
Senior Vice President,
Theatre, Standards & Print,
Warner/Chappell Music

John-Martin Green '01
Co-Artistic Director,
Blackberry Productions

James Patrick '01
Executive Director,
Morrison Center

Jordana Phokompe '01
Associate Director,
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Cara Reichel '01
Producing Artistic Director,
Prospect Theater Company, NYC

Barbara Barese '00
Acceptance to The Royal Academy of Drama/Kings College, London, for further graduate study in text and performance

Tony De Luca '00
The Castle, Myriad Arts

John Harlacher '00
The Castle, Myriad Arts;
Complete Control, Barefoot Theatre Productions

John Holden '00
Director, Annual Fund, Drew University

Scott Lakoff '00
Boys' Life, Blue Rose Stage Company;
The Other Side of Time, Independent Film

Elisa Malona '00
Macbeth, Pittsburgh Public Theatre;
W.I.M.P., Independent Film

Jeffrey Mousseau '00
Artistic Director,
The Coyote Theatre, Cambridge, MA

Francisco Solorzano '00
Complete Control, Barefoot Theatre Productions;
Marisol, Barefoot Theatre Productions

Mark Von Sternberg '00
Complete Control, Barefoot Theatre Productions;
The Castle, Myriad Arts

1990-99

Anamaria Correa '99
Day player, NYPD Blue, ABC Television;
Marisol, Barefoot Theatre Productions

Tom Donnarumma '99
Teaching Artist, New York City Ballet;
Adjunct Faculty, Brooklyn College and The Gateway Equity Theatre