|"If I get my MFA at Dell'Arte, where might I work?"|
The Dell’Arte MFA program graduated its first class of 10 students in 2006. Since then another 40 students have completed MFA degrees. Here’s where some of them are working:
Yongzoo Lee (’06), Instructor of Drama, Korea
James Peck, (’06), Faculty, Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre 2007 - 2010
Stephanie Roberts (’06), Graduate Acting faculty (tenure track), University of Missouri, Kansas City
Stephen Cross (’07), Faculty (tenure track), Syracuse University
Tara Cariaso (’07), University of Maryland – Baltimore County (Guest Director 2011)
Carlos Alexis Cruz (’07), George Fox University (Spring 2011)
Gulshirin Dubash (’07), fulltime faculty at Interlochen Arts Academy, Michigan.
Zuzka Sabata ('08), Community Programs Manager, Dell'Arte International
Ida Fugli ('09), Faculty, University of Agder, Norway
Gabe McKinney ('10), Guest Faculty, University of Western Kentucky
Nicholette Routhier ('10) School Administrator/Registrar, Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre
Matt Walley ('09) teaches at the University of Arizona.
Kathryn Tabone ('11) teaches at a teen theatre program in Mumbai, India
Erin Leigh Crites ('10) joins the theater faculty at University of Louisville, Kentucky
Suzanne Bakker (’06), actor, Golden Palace Theatre, Amsterdam
Kali Quinn (06), co-founder and performer, Gutworks Ensemble, Vermont; solo touring shows.
Adrian C. Mejia (06) (deceased), actor, Dell’Arte Company '08 season; San Francisco Mime Troupe, Double Edge
Elizabeth Klinger (06) founder, co-artistic director Tightrope Theatre, Portland OR
Audrey Finkelstein (’06) actor, director and teacher, Montreal
Betsy Cross ('06) runs her own jewelry company, "Betsy & Iya," in Portland, OR betsyandiya.myshopify.com/
Kajsa Ingemansson (‘07) is a member of the UMO Ensemble in Washington state.
Carlos Alexis Cruz (’07) performs with Do Jump Theatre and Imago in Portland, Oregon, founded Teatro Pelu, awarded a Princess Grace Foundation Award 2011
Helga Rosenfelt Olsen (07) is a member of the Danish actors union, currently performing with Theatret Thalias Tjenere, Denmark's leading mask company since 1996.
Andrew Phoenix (’08), actor Dell’Arte Company, 2008 – 09 season, now with Wonderheads Theatre.
Kate Braidwood (‘08) founded Wonderheads, has a maskmaking company both manufacturing and performing mask work: www.wonderheadsmasks.com
Nathaniel Justiniano (‘08) is founder/artistic director of the Naked Empire Bouffon Company in San Francisco www.nakedempirebouffon.com and on the faculty of the Clown Conservatory of the San Francisco Circus Center, and the Kinetic Arts Center of Oakland, CA.
Kat Zdan (‘08), actor and teacher, has worked with Shotgun Players, CenterREP, Magic Theatre, TheatreWorks, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Warner en Consorten (Netherlands), Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Crowded Fire, Berkeley Playhouse, Livermore Shakes, Town Hall Theatre, and Impact Theatre
Tobias Mulford (’08) is a playwright/actor, now working in Washington, DC
Estela Garcia ('08), actor with Rogue Artists Ensemble in Los Angeles
Nick Trotter ('08) is Producer-Manager of Bovine Metropolis Theater, Denver
Barney Baggett ('09), co-founded Machine Theatre, Charlotte, NC, now works with Hinterlands in Detroit.
Liza Bielby ('09) co-founded The Hinterlands theatre in Detroit. Featured in July 1, 2011, NY Times article: 2011/07/03/fashion/the-young-and-entrepreneurial-move-to-downtown-detroit-pushing-its-economic-recovery.html
Deepal Doshi ('09) premiered his solo show in Mumbai in 2011 and is touring India with his company MadBall. www.facebook.com/MadballCo
Jamie van Camp ('09) performs with Inferno Theater in Berkeley, and other Bay Area companies.
Julie Douglas ('10) is an actor in the SF Bay Area; recently in "The Illiad" with Inferno Theatre, "Road to Hades" with Shotgun Players, "The Odyssey" with WePlayers.
Adriana Chavez ('10) is half of the duo, "Clowns With Gowns" with alumna Heidi Rider in NYC.
Elizabeth Colon Nelson ('10) is a member of The Actors' Gang in L.A.
Genessee Spridco ('10) is founding artistic director of The Suitcase Shakespeare Co. and directs for the Bristol Renaissance Faire and the SoCal Renaissance Faire.
Kathryn Tabone ('11) is co-founder of MadBall Company in Mumbai, India. www.facebook.com/MadballCo
Jaeuk Shim ('11) is a working professional actor in Seoul, Korea.
Alice Nelson ('11) is touring the Canadian fringe festivals, summer '12
Jai Lavette ('11) is performed in Imago Theatre's production of Yukio Mishima's "The Black Lizard"
William da Silva ('11) performs and directs at the Ferrari Theme Park in Dubai, was in Glauca Xavier's film "Personal Space" and the play "Homunculus Reloaded."
Pratik Motwani (12) tours internationally with Imago Ensemble of Portland in "Zoo Zoo." http://www.imagotheatre.com/zoozoo.html
Meghan Frank ('12) works for Dell'Arte in Marketing and Development
Rachel Brown ('12) worked for Dell'Arte on our 2012 annual holiday show "The Fish In My Head"
Myque Franz ('12) performed at the International Stilt Conference in Holstobro, Denmark; teaches physical theatre as a freelancer.
Dell'Arte PTP & MFA Alumni have worked for theatre companies in Asia, Central & South Asia, East & West Europe, South & North America; they have worked in universities and colleges; many have started their own ensembles. (See additional links)