California State University - Fullerton
Department of Theatre and Dance
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The Cal State Fullerton Theatre program is among the top sixteen most highly recommended undergraduate programs in the nation, according to the most recent Performing Arts Major’s College Guide published by Macmillan Books. It is ranked with such prestigious schools as Juilliard, New York University, Boston University, and Northwestern University.
Notable Alumni Include: Mara Davi, Dashaun Young, Ryan Sander, Eric Gunhas, Noah Rivera, Dana Meller, Linda Griffin, Linda Emond, Larry Daggett, Paul Hadobas, Emily Mitchell, Elise Santora, Elinore O’Connell, Patrick Ortiz, Linda Woolverton, Landon Beard, Karen Wight, Kellen Stancil, Chris Duir, Wichasta Reese, Jackie Nguyen, Jennifer Hubilla, Marshal Carolan, David Gordon, Nicole Nesbitt, Michael Christe, Steve Janji, Brad Standley, Chris Chatman, Trevor Illingworth, Erin Mosher, Lindsay Nickerson, Greg Hammer, Megan Bayha, Louis Pardo, Tracie Franklin, Ayme Olivo, Marlene Martinez, Jesse Swimm, Andrew Roubal, Larry Poindexter.
Faculty Info: Corey Hirsch, Musical Theatre Sarah Ripper*, Musical Theatre Sarah Grandpre*, Vocal for Musical Theatre Clarissa Shan*, Vocal for Musical Theatre Brandee Lara Barnaby*, Tap for Musical Theatre Wilson Mendieta*, Dance for Musical Theatre Macarena Gandarillas*, Jazz, Dance For Musical Theatre Hyun Sook Kim, Costume and Make-Up Design, Graduate Coordinator Fred Kinney, Scenic Design Scott Bolman, Lighting Design Bill Meyer, Technical Direction Dave Mickey, Sound Design JR Norman Luker, Technical Direction Jamie Tucker, Production Manager, Stage Management, Area Coordinator Kathryn Wilson, Costume and Make-up Design Becca Kessin*, Sound Design Kat Price*, Make Up Design Dianne Graebner*, Costume and Make-Up Design Jim Volz, Theatre History Heather Jeanne Denyer, Theatre History Tony Fitzgerald*, Theatre History Kathi Cook,* General Theatre, Oral Interpretation Aimee Guichard,* General Theatre, Oral Interpretation Holly Jeanne Sneed,* General Theatre, Child Drama Craig Tyrl,* Theatre, Acting Kevin Slay*, General Theatre Jeremy Lewis*, General Theatre Miguel Torres*, General Theatre Shellie Sterling*, General Theatre Luke Yankee*, General Theatre & Playwrighting Maria Cominis, Acting Svetlana Efremova, Acting Eve Himmelheber, Acting John Short, Acting James R. Taulli, Acting Mark Ramont, Directing & Coordinator, Directing Program, Performance Area Coordinator Anne James, Voice/Movement David Nevell, Voice/Movement, Area Coordinator Kennedy Brown,* Voice /Movement Michael Polak*, Physical Theatre
APU Theater Presents CYRANO DE BERGERAC
September 17, 2021
Azusa Pacific University Theater department opens the season with Cyrano de Bergerac.
Catching Up with the Jimmy Awards Alumni- Part 5
June 29, 2021
Before we get to know this year's Jimmy Awards nominees, BroadwayWorld is catching up with some of the program's alumni! Below, get to know just a few, including: Travis Anderson, Anna Ascheman, Laurel Bollard, Anna Gassett, Matt Gurniak, Lauren Harkness, J.R. Heckman, Morgan Higgins Pereira, Bethany Menjivar, Shauni Ruetz, and Jeremy VandenHout.
2021 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Award and Scholarship Recipients Announced
June 03, 2021
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the national awardees of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, which was held virtually in convenings for each discipline that began on March 8, 2021 and continued through May 22, 2021.
Segerstrom Center Announces Juneteenth Celebration
June 01, 2021
The afternoon will include interactive activities and artistic performances that celebrate Black innovation and resilience, including a poetry reading hosted by bridgette bianca; a creative gardening workshop with KayJo Creatives; as well as music and food vendors.
This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/31/2020
December 31, 2020
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/31/2020 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/24/2020
December 24, 2020
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/24/2020 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/17/2020; Looking for Full or Part-Time Jobs?
December 17, 2020
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/17/2020 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/10/2020
December 10, 2020
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/10/2020 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/3/2020
December 03, 2020
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/3/2020 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
MenAlive Announces New Board Officers
September 01, 2020
MenAlive has announced the election of new officers of our Board of Directors for the 2020-21 year. This announcement is effective September 1, 2020.
Johnny Schaefer Releases New Uplifting, Inspiring, Emotionally-Charged Pop Ballad
August 31, 2020
Johnny Schaefer is a Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter of eclectic music.
The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Students From Syracuse, Notre Dame, ECU, and More!
May 09, 2020
We've been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually! This entry features Students From Syracuse, Notre Dame, ECU, and More!
The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Part 8
March 30, 2020
We've been compiling videos from college seniors all around the country for our new daily showcase series. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!
Cal State Fullerton's Department of Theatre & Dance Will Kick Off its Spring Slate of Productions With JANE EYRE
February 14, 2020
Cal State Fullerton's Department of Theatre & Dance kicks off its Spring slate of productions in March when Charlotte Brontë's most famous and beloved literary heroine comes to life in 'Jane Eyre: The Musical.' With a book by John Caird, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon, direction by James R. Taulli, and musical direction by Corey Hirsch, the play runs March 13-29 in the Little Theatre on campus.
NBC's Alternative Directors Program Names 2019-20 Class
February 14, 2020
NBC has announced the 2019-20 class of its Alternative Directors Program, the industry's first directing pipeline program for unscripted shows that strives to create equal representation behind the scenes on alternative series.