UCF School of Performing Arts Fall 2020 FAQ

College of Arts and Humanities

Where Are They Now?

The UCF Theatre Department is proud of its alumni. You can join the list by following the link at right to the submission form. You can also follow Theatre UCF on Facebook Facebook icon and Twitter Twitter icon.

Jennifer Adams
MFA - Young Audiences, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
Academy Director at First Stage
Kevin Alonso
BFA - Theatre, 2012
Los Angeles, California
Represented by Osbrink Talent agency in Los Angeles, CA.
Matthew Ardoin
BFA - Theatre, 2014
Red Bank, NJ
Currently the Lighting and Sound Assistant at Two River Theater in New Jersey. Worked as the 2014 Asst. Master Electrician at the Texas Shakespeare Festival.
Courtney (Bauder) Mehrlich
BFA - Theatre, 2008
Works on community theatre shows in the Gainesville area
Nick Bazo
MFA - Young Audiences, 2009
Boston, MA
Associate Director of Programs, The Theater Offensive
Christopher Bencomo
BFA - Theatre, 2014
Atlanta, Georgia
I am currently in Atlanta, Georgia working on Television and Film projects.
Brittany (Berkowitz) Lenoir
BFA - Musical Theatre
Equity performer at Walt Disney World Resort.
Charlotte (Black) Mineo
BFA - Musical Theatre
Full-time wife and mother, part-time actress and model for commercial/print work. Looking at possible castings in the Miami area.
Ryan Bosshardt
BFA - Theatre, 2011
Orlando, FL
Ryan.E.Bosshardt@email.disney.com www.bossproduction.info
Entertainment Technician specializing in lighting at Walt Disney World Resort
Emily (Bramblett) Perez
BFA - Musical Theatre, 2010
New student specialist at Arthur Murray Dance Studio.
Lucy Lynn Bryson
MFA - Young Audiences, 2011
Brunswick, GA
artsed@goldenislesarts.org www.lucylynnbryson.com
Education Director for Golden Isles Arts & Humanities, an arts council is Southeast Georgia. www.goldenislesarts.org
Morgan Burhoe
BFA - Theatre, 2016
Orlando, FL
morgan.burhoe@outlook.com mburhoe.wix.com/home
Currently working as an over-hire carpenter for the Orlando Repertory Theatre. In the process of becoming a certified MIG Welder.
Frank Cardillo
BA, 1998
Frank has been the Front of House Manager at Carnegie Hall since 2011. That same year his self-produced ensemble group, [By The Mummers], had their musical, 'BLOOD', selected as a Next Link Project of the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival. He still performs, most notably as the Master of Revels at the Sterling Renaissance Festival.
Tyler "GT" Cecchini
BFA - Theatre, 2013
Henderson, Nevada
Currently a Wardrobe Attendant at Cirque Du Soleil's "O". Completed an internship with KÀ in summer 2013. Previously worked in Costuming at SeaWorld from 2011-2013.
Michael (Christopher) Rodney
BA - Theatre Studies
Ft.Lauderdale , Florida
Currently represented by Brevard Talent Group, Michael has guest starred in USA Network's Burn Notice and Graceland, and continues to audition in the southeast.
Lauren Cushman
BFA - Theatre, 2006
Orlando, Florida
Is currently working as the Assistant Technical Director, Resident Prop Master, and Projection Specialist at Rollins College in Winter Park Fl. Since graduating UCF I have received my MBA from the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College (2011). My husband and I just had our first child in 2012.
Dan Dansby
BFA - Theatre, 2010
Orlando, Florida
wdansby@gmail.com www.danieldansby.com
Dan is a lighting designer at SeaWorld Orlando.
Dan Davis, Jr.
MFA - Young Audiences, 2013; BA - Theatre Studies, 2005
Ocoee, FL
Dan is currently a Theatre teacher and Associate Director of Theatre at Odyssey Middle School in Orlando, Florida.
David Eck
BFA - Theatre, 1998
Sunnyside, New York
David is currently the Vice President of Broadway Merchandising which provides merchandising services for broadway shows and tours. Projects include Kinky Boots, Pippin, Peter and the Starcatcher and Evita to name a few. David is also an associate producer to six time Tony Award Winner Allan S. Gordon.
Ryan Emens
BFA, 2010
Chicago, IL
Currently working in Chicago, soon to start graduate school for Scenic Design.

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Joseph Fletcher
BFA - Theatre, 2007
Astoria, New York
fletchertheatre@hotmail.com fletchertheatre.com
Works in New York as a freelance director and stage manager. Focus on new works and devised theater. Member Artist's Laboratory Theater.
Gabe Friedman
BFA - Musical Theatre, 2015
Orlando, FL
Gabe is currently in rehearsals for the Central Florida Regional Premiere of HANDS ON A HARDBODY at the Garden Theatre. He will be working at the Orlando Repertory Theatre in the Spring in JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL. After that, he plans to move to New York City.
Trent Fucci
MFA - Acting, 2011
New York, NY
trent.fucci@gmail.com trentfucci.com
New York based actor.
Lauren (Gamber) Partin
BFA - Theatre, 2004
Winston Salem , NC
UNC School of the Arts (NCSA), University Director of Budget MFA UNCSA 2009 Performing Arts Management EDS App State 2015 Higher Education Leadership
Jessica Gardner
BFA - Musical Theatre, 2001
Working actor in Los Angeles with numerous TV/film credits. General Manager of The Actor's Key in Burbank.
Jessy Grossman
BFA - Theatre, 2009
Astoria, NY
Jessy@jessygrossman.com www.jessygrossman.com
Works at Don Buchwald & Associates in the commercial department
Stephen Halpin
BA - Theatre Studies, 2007
Orlando, Florida
baggypantstheater@gmail.com www.baggypantstheater.com
I am currently the Artistic Director of Baggy Pants Theater in Orlando. We are a community theater that performs theater with a social mission.
Brooke Haney
MFA, 2011
New York, NY
brookemhaney@gmail.com www.brookemhaney.com
Brooke is a New York based Actor.
Vincent Hannam
BFA - Theatre, 2013
Lanesboro, Minnesota
Currently based in Minnesota where I am completing a year long apprenticeship at the Commonweal Theatre (Mary's Wedding, Arcadia, Arsenic and Old Lace) and looking forward to a summer playing Barnaby in The Matchmaker in St. Paul and producing and starring in his original one act, Looking for Fun(Bags), at the Minnesota Fringe Festival.
Cesar Hawas
BA - Theatre Studies, 2005
Brooklyn , NY
Cesar is currently working on Sleep No More off broadway. Previously he worked in general management on over 20 Broadway shows including The Pee-wee Herman Show, Scottsboro Boys, August: Osage County and The Homecoming.
Jeff Hobot
BFA - Theatre, 1997
Minneola, Fl
Assistant Director of Entertainment Special Events for Universal Orlando Resort.
Bryan Kaschube
BFA, 2007
Miami, FL
bdkdesigns@msn.com www.bdkdesigns.com
Resident Lighting Designer: Jerry Herman Ring Theatre Lecturer University of Miami
Kraig Kelsey
BFA - Theatre, 2010
Chicago, IL
Chicago-based actor. Credits include: Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Texas Shakespeare Festival, The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville, The National Theatre for Children, Pensacola Shakespeare Theatre, Gorilla Tango Theatre.
Kyle Ann Lacertosa
BA - Theatre Studies, 2005
Lakewood Ranch, FL
Kyle is the Director of Performing Arts at Cardinal Mooney High School in Sarasota, Florida. She also directs and performs in both Sarasota and Bradenton.
Melissa Landy
BA - Theatre Studies, 2012
Orlando, FL
Melissa is currently the Public Relations Coordinator at the Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF
Chris Layton
BFA - Musical Theatre, 2003; MFA, 2006
New York, New York
Project Manager at iWeiss Theatrical Solutions
Andrew Lewis
MFA, 2010
Natchitoches, LA
andrewlewis@gmx.com http://www.andrewlewis.me
Andrew is currently Director of Musical Theatre and Assistant Professor of Theatre at Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
Peter Malbuisson
BFA - Theatre, 2001
New York, NY
IATSE Local One and Local 74 Stagehand. Broadway Shows Include-The Normal Heart, Jersey Boys, The King and I, Bullets Over Broadway, Honeymoon in Vegas, Harvey, Mystery of Edwin Drood, Oslo, Junk, and more.
Deirdre Manning
BFA - Musical Theatre
Cincinnati, Ohio
Currently employed by Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati as an actor
Sarah Caitlin Martin
BA - Theatre Studies, 2011
Boston , MA
Currently finishing MA in Theatre Education (Emerson College). Guest Director and Full-Time Staff for School of Theatre at Boston University.
Dustin Maxwell
BFA, 2014
Paju, South Korea
New York City based actor. Currently an Edutainer at Gyeonggi English Village in Paju, South Korea.
Cody McNeeley
BA - Theatre Studies, 2014
Columbia, Maryland
I am currently on a 14 month contract with Tokyo Disney Resort working as two of Disney's most beloved characters in parades and greetings. I spend my days making magic by flying through Neverland and getting mad in Wonderland, all while getting to experience life and culture in another country.
Jordan (McVeigh) Christian
BA - Theatre Studies, 2005
Richmond , VA
While working as a fine arts teacher Jordan obtained her M.Ed. in Secondary Education. She taught in Jacksonville, FL for 7 Years. Jordan currently resides in Richmond, VA and works in Business Development.
Robert Miller Jr.
BA - Theatre Studies, 2000
Cranston, RI
Currently Managing Director of Ocean State Theatre Company in Rhode Island. Member of Actors' Equity since 2001

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Anthony Narciso
BFA - Theatre, 2014
Orlando, Florida
anthonynarcisodesigns@gmail.com anthonynarcisodesigns.com
Resident Sound Designer- Orlando Repertory Theatre (2014-2015 Season) Festival Sound Designer- Texas Shakespeare Festival (2013-Present) Anthony Narciso is a Sound Designer and Audio Engineer based out of Orlando, FL. His work is frequently heard throughout the Central Florida area and at the Texas Shakespeare Festival, where he serves as the F
Karen Yvette Reid
BFA - Musical Theatre, 2013
KYR has been working on several stages across the country! New credits include: Alice (Big River), Roz (9 to 5), and Mrs. Pinkerton (Pinkalicous). Like her Facebook page and check out her website for more info! :D
Monica (Reiken) Andrews
BFA - Musical Theatre, 2011
Kissimmee, Florida
monica.rae.andrews@gmail.com www.monicaraeandrews.moonfruit.com
Currently a Show Host at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort and working seasonally at Universal Studios Orlando.
Donna (Rocha) Rahman
BA - Theatre Studies, 1976
Orlando, FL
I am currently the Front of House Manager for Theatre UCF
Paula Rossman
MFA - Acting, 2006; BA - Theatre Studies, 1981
New York, NY
pmr616@gmail.com http://www.paularossman.com/
New York based actor/director
Nick Saldivar
BFA - Theatre, 2011
New York, New York
Currently working as a director & assistant in NYC. Credits include Hangar Theatre, Theatrework USA, NAMT Festival, Juneteenth Legacy Theatre, Orlando Fringe. Also the Literary Manager at the Hangar Theatre.
Gabrielle Shulruff
BA - Theatre Studies, 2012
Orlando, FL
Have worked as a Project Director for a local non profit organization. Now bartending and working on back packing through Southeast Asia.
Andrew Slane
BFA - Musical Theatre, 2010
Davie, FL
Currently a member of the Resident Acting Company at Barter Theatre, in Abingdon, VA.
Grace Trimble
MFA - Design, 2011
New York, New York
trimble.grace@gmail.com www.gracetrimble.com
Grace currently works in New York City as a designer, stitcher and in wardrobe.
Evelyn Tyler
MFA - Acting, 2007
Midway, Fl
Tyler is currently working as an Artisan, Event Planner, and Professor of Theatre at Florida A&M University. In Tyler's spare time, she works as a commissioned artist for her online business, The Arts Collection by E. Tyler.
Hallie Wage
BFA - Theatre, 2011
New York, NY
hallie_wage@yahoo.com www.halliewage.com
Currently living and working in NYC.
Amanda (Wansa) Morgan
MFA - Acting, 2009
Oxford, MS
awansa@olemiss.edu www.amandawansa.com
Amanda is an Assistant Professor of Performance at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). From 2009-2012 she was the Director of Music Education & Resident Music Director at Charleston Stage.
Sam Waters
Oviedo, FL
Performed in 11 different shows on the UCF stage.
Tara Whitman
BA - Theatre Studies, 2013
Orlando, FL
High School Theatre Teacher-West Orange High School, Orange County Public Schools. Choreographer-Independent Contractor
Florida Windradyne
Mohrendorf, BY
floridawindradyne@bigstring.com http://entertainingstuffs.bravesites.com/
21 year old Drama Teacher (Individual Tuition ) Lester Donahey from Shediac, spends time with pastimes including snowmobile riding, simcity buildit game and operating in a food pantry. Discovers the charm in visiting places around the world, of late just returning from City of Potosí.
Christine (Young) Gerber
MFA, 2009
Elko, NV
christine.younggerber@gbcnv.edu www.cmaggieyoung.com
Currently an assistant professor of music and theatre at Great Basin College in Nevada.

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