Alumni News

SRJC Theatre Arts alumniAA and AA-Transfer Major completion

  • Gavin McCurry completed his AA-T in Theatre Arts and is transfering to Humboldt State.
  • Siobhan O'Reilly completed her AA-T in Theatre Arts and is transfering to a 4-year university.
  • Roberto Perez Kempton completed his AA-T in Theatre Arts and is transfering to UC San Diego.
  • Jenna Rechsteiner completed her AA-T in Theatre Arts and is transferring to CSU Sacramento.
  • Fiona Sharkey completed her AA-T in Theatre Arts and is transferring to Sacramento State.
  • Joelle Sylva completed her AA in Theatre Arts
  • Abby Volz completed her AA-T in Theatre Arts and is transferring to San Francisco State.
  • Sarah Tucker completed her AA-T in Theatre Arts.
  • Shawna Jackson completed her AA-T in Theatre Arts and is transferring to UC Irvine majoring in musical theatre.
  • Griffin Tatum completed his AA-T in Theatre Arts and is transferring to California Polytechnic State University.
  • Coleton Wilson is transferring to UC San Diego.
  • Blake Chandler completed his AA in Theatre Arts and his Certificate of Achievement in Acting.
  • Reba Crawford Hayes is transferring to Southern Oregon University.
  • Sydnie Johnson is transferring to Cal State Fullerton with plans to transfer to Cal State Long Beach.
  • Grace Kent completed her Transfer Major in Theatre Arts and is transferring to Southern Oregon University.
  • Kelly McLennon completed her AA in Theatre Arts with Highest Honors.
  • Mojo Rose (Robert Malkowski) completed his AA in Theatre Arts.
  • Devin Winter is transferring to Southern Oregon University.

Certificates of Achievement completion

  • Ariel Allen completed her Certificate of Achievement in Costuming.
  • Katie Kitchel completed her Certificate of Achievement in Costuming.
  • Zach Miller completed his Certificate of Achievement in Costuming and Stagecraft.
  • Denise Ruiz completed her Certificate of Achievement in Makeup and Costuming.
  • Eunice's Ruiz completed her Certificate of Achievement in Makeup.
  • Victor Santoyo completed his Certificate of Achievement in Acting.
  • Pales Gensler completed her Certificate of Achievement in Acting.
  • Kindred Tatum completed her Certificate of Achievement in Acting.
  • Griffin Tatum  completed his Certificate of Achievement in Acting.
  • Sabrina Bordeaux completed her Certificate of Achievement in Theatre Management.
  • Justin Hes completed his Certificate of Achievement in Theatre Management.
  • Amanda Pederson completed her Certificate of Achievement in Acting.
  • Naomi Vincent completed her Certificate of Achievement in Theatre Management.

Four Year and Graduate Degrees

  • Rush Cosgrove graduated in 2008 with a BA in History from Sonoma State University, in 2009 a M.Sc in Higher Education from Oxford University, in 2010 a M.Phil. in Educational Research Methodology from Cambridge University and in 2013 a Ph.D. in Education from Cambridge University
  • Roxie Johnson graduated From Sonoma State University and is a freelance wig designer.
  • Colin Suemnich graduated from Southern Oregon University. He worked up through the ranks at Calshakes and became the TD. From there he moved into large scale corporate scenery. After working my way up the food chain again he decided to step it up and move to New York. Currently he's working at a union shop as a welder.
  • Amanda Sprang (Nicander) graduated with a BA in Stage Management from Sonoma State University. She also currently works at Sonoma State University.
  • Myriah Gross graduated from San Francisco State with a BA in costume design. She has returned to SRJC and is now working as a Costume Technician, where she manages the Costume Studio.
  • Caitland Adllard graduated from Cal State Fullerton and is working as a wig designer for a casino in Las Vegas.
  • Rosie Frater graduated with a BA in Acting from the University of Wyoming.
  • Alice Glass graduated with a BA in Acting from Southern Oregon University.
  • Melinda Hare graduated with an MFA in Costume Design at the University of Washington.
  • Zane Walters graduated with a Theatre Arts degree from Sonoma State University.
  • Beth St. John graduated with a BA in Acting from Southern Oregon University

Currently Enrolled at Transfer Institutions

  • Sigrid Forsyth is studying acting at the Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York.
  • Kayla Kearny is studying acting at Cal State Long Beach.
  • Ian Elliot is studying acting at UC Santa Barbara.

Professional Work

  • Fiona Sharkey is working at Broadway at Music Circus in Sacramento as a Microphone Dresser for their 2018 Summer Season. She is having a blast! In the fall she will be attending CSU Sacramento majoring in Theatre Arts and Women's Studies.
  • Mark Atteberry is a sucessful actor and commercial director working in Hollywood. He also owns an acting studio in Los Angeles and speaks across the country on the art and business of acting. IMDb link. 
  • Ariana (Ari) Rice is now working in the Box Office at the New Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. 
  • Tiffany Thorsson is an apprentice in the IATSE Local 16 as a scenic carpenter and has worked on various stage, film and television productions.
  • Megan Lush is a freelance designer in the Bay area and  has worked on many tv, film and commercials. For 6 years she worked as a theatre props master with a reputation creative fabrication all over the SF Bay Area.  She entered the world of film full time in 2014, working mostly in commercials. Currently she is into set dressing and props, simultaneously running the art department crew along side the Production Designer.
  • Erin Sweeney is a Stage Management Fellow at American Conservatory Theater
  • Aaron Clark has worked as the special effects designer for "Clickshare" a new show at the conservatory at A.C.T, and is currently a freelance stagehand.
  • Lito Briano performed the role of Valentine in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia for Cinnabar Theatre in Petaluma.
  • Yave Guzman is the Acting Artistic Director for the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center.
  • LaRena Iocco after Barnum Bailly circus closed she has been performing as a clown with a circuses throughout Japan
  • Freya Marcelius designed costumes for Napa Valley College’s production of Once on This Island.
  • Eduardo Rico is working as a professional actor in Miami. He has had recurring roles on two soap operas for Telemundo, is doing theatre, and is filming a pilot for a weekly comedy show.
  • Alex Ward performed the role of "Drone" in the Fractured FX network's Westworld:  Read more...
  • Dan Weir (2007-2008) is now an on-air personality on Froggy 92.9 and also KSRO Radio: Read more...
  • Dominic Williams performed the role of Bert in Mary Poppins at Spreckles Theatre.
  • Dan Saski has been working professionally as an actor throughout the North Bay including Marin Shakespeare Festival and teaching for California Shakespeare Theatre