Alumni News

Devan Wardrop-Saxton ’13
Her play, One Without the Other, featured in the Fall ’13 One Act Festival on campus, is now a national semi-finalist in the John Cauble One-Act competition a national semi-finalist in the John Cauble one-act competition.

Kaye Blankenship ’12
Currently the first ‘design mentee’ at Portland’s Third Rail Repertory Theatre where she supports all production activity in the current season and will design the Mentee Show this coming June.  She is also designing for several local productions in a variety of design capacities (Scenery: Stop Kiss; Props: Mother Courage, The Road to Mecca; Lighting: The Clean House, Fall of the Band, La Celestina).

Kemi Coutinho ’12
Currently in a Master of Acting program at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theatre, following her lead performance in a major production at the National Theatre of Uganda.  Her newest script, Kawuna..youre it! has been accepted into a major theatre festival in Uganda..The play premiered at Lewis & Clark’s Gender Studies Symposium in 2012, has been performed at The Sky Festival at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, and was also chosen to be a part of a New York Global Spotlight Reading with Hybrid Works.

Terry Fletcher ’12
Teaches middle school in West Harlem NYC, finding time to “do improv and theatre here and there”.  He recently published (print) (free eBook) a collection of devised plays created and produced with other LC students and alumni.

Nazneen Joshi ’12
Hired into the Creative Department at Bang Bang Films (Mumbai) following her internship at Ogilvy and Mathern in advertising.

Collin Lawson ’12
Currently employed as the master carpenter at Portland’s Miracle Theatre, he acted in Theatre Vertigo’s production of Mother Courage

Rachel Erickson ’11
Recently completing her Master of Arts at the University of London, she volunteered for the 2012 Paralympics and has now (thanks to her Graduate Entrepreneur visa) launched Narus Productions that focuses on marketing and production management for disability arts, as well as leads “a walking tour of interesting public amenities” at London Loo Tours!  Rachel headed to Indonesia in September ’13 for the World Toilet Summit, and was recently interviewed by the BBC.

Alexandra Ramirez ’10
Continuing to build her acting career locally, she recently seen in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at Portland Playhouse (where she spent the 2011-12 season in an acting apprenticeship).  She has also performed with other local companies (The Peter Pan Project with The Working Theatre Collective, Tis Pity She’s a Whore with Compass Repertory Theatre, Children’s Games with The Mouth Theatre, Songbird - an original one-woman show - premiered at The1Festival, A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Post 5 Theatre) and will soon be seen at Milagro Theatre’s Dance for a Dollar.

Kestryl Cael Lowrey ’07
Earned a Master in Performance Studies from NYU and now resides in Brooklyn, from where he writes and performs full-length solo pieces (XY(T), 348, Radclyffe) in theaters and other venues across North America.  His work has been published by Indie Theatre Now.  Most recently, he was commissioned by Baltimore’s Centerstage Theatre to contribute a monologue for their MY AMERICA project.

Nicole Seeley ’06
Currently taking classes in sketch writing and stand-up at Portland’s Curious Comedy Theatre, along with performing in her own improv troupe.

Usman Ally ’04
Recently nominated for Chicago’s very prestigious EQUITY JOSEPH JEFFERSON AWARD, Usman is currently starring in Mary Zimmermann’s new production of The Jungle Book at the Goodman Theatre.

Ever Carradine ’96
Resides in LA, where she has been steadily working in film (Jay and Silent Bob Strikes Back, Dead and Breakfast) and television (roles in Once and Again, Commander in Chief, 24, Eureka), and two independent features (Truck Stop and Frank vs. God).

Alex Moggridge ’95
Currently at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish, a production that then tours down to the South Coast Rep and on to Hong Kong.

Andrew Lieberman ’93
Currently represented on Broadway as set designer for the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Picnic.

Heather Robinson ’92
Works for Hallmark Cards, and is currently studying filmmaking in SF.

Laura Van Zee ’92
Recently performed the lead character in An Enemy of the People in Berkeley, CA. 

Michael Healy ’91
Became an attorney in 2008 and runs his own law firm in St. Paul, MN (“after spending more that ten years on stage primarily in NYC and Minneapolis”).

Mark Woollett ’88
After many years with Shakespeare & Company in Massachusetts and Advice To The Players in New Hampshire, Mark now lives in Florida, where he has performed in three productions at The Hippodrome Theatre, directs locally and tells stories.

Phil Lowery ’87
Resides in Oakland, CA where he recently joined the faculty of SF’s Children’s Day School as a middle school theatre teacher.  Phil has been directing local theatre, opera and operetta throughout the Bay Area for 20+ years, has been involved with the Lamplighters Music Theatre since 2000 in on- and behind-the-scenes positions and is a Resident Teaching Artist with the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival since 2007.

Lisa Mount ’85
Facilitates audience engagement and community development as the Director of Artistic Logistics, she works as a consultant with non profit arts organizations.  For Theatre Communications Group, Lisa helped lead the 2013 Audience (R)Evolution.

Ted Rooney ’84
Currently resides in Portland (after many years in LA) and teaches camera acting; enjoys a recurring role on Boardwalk Empire, and has guest starred on Grimm, Leverage and Portlandia, as well as in several studio and local films.  Check out his IMDB page for more credits.