Alumni News

SRJC Theatre Arts alumniAA and Transfer Majors Degrees, Certificates of Achievement and Transfer

  • Sabrina Bordeaux completed her Certificate of Achievement in Theatre Management.
  • Blake Chandler completed his AA in Theatre Arts and his Certificate of Achievement in Acting.
  • Reba Crawford Hayes is transferring to Southern Oregon University.
  • Myriah Gross completed her Transfer Major in Theatre Arts and is transferring to San Francisco State to study costume design.
  • Justin Hes completed his Certificate of Achievement in Theatre Management.
  • 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.
  • Amanda Pederson completed her Certificate of Achievement in Acting.
  • Mojo Rose (Robert Malkowski) completed his AA in Theatre Arts.
  • Naomi Vincent completed her Certificate of Achievement in Theatre Management.
  • Devin Winter is transferring to Southern Oregon University.

Four Year and Graduate Degrees

  • 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

  • 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 performs as Rosie McQueen in the Clown Troupe of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
  • 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 "Mattress Man" and, now, "Addiction Demon" in the FX network's American Horror Story and roles on the Fox Network's Sleepy Hollow:  http://www.sonomanews.com/home/4666701-181/sonoma-natives-american-horror-success#CuoOV9LHiR2T8Piu.97
  • Dan Weir (2007-2008) is now an on-air personality on Froggy 92.9 and also KSRO Radio: http://www.theoakleafnews.com/features/2015/10/26/srjc-alumnus-leaps-into-froggy-92-9-success/
  • Dominic Williams performed the role of Bert in Mary Poppins at Spreckles Theatre.

 

Award and Honors

SRJC current and former students and faculty win big at The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards for 2014, hosted by SRJC faculty member, Reed Martin, at the historic Victoria Theatre on March 9, 2015:

  • Kayla Kearny (SRJC alumna) – [nominated] Featured Actress in a Musical (Theaters with 100-300 seats) - Grease - 6th Street Playhouse.
  • Evan Atwood (SRJC alumnus) – Featured Actor in a Musical (Theaters with 100-300 seats) - Thoroughly Modern Millie - 6th Street Playhouse.
  • Joseph Favalora (SRJC student) – Choreography (Theaters with fewer than 100 seats) - Fiddler on the Roof - Cinnabar Theatre.
  • Joseph Favalora (SRJC student) – Choreography (Theaters with 100-300 seats) - Thoroughly Modern Millie - 6th Street Playhouse.
  • Anthony Guzman (SRJC alumnus and student) – Principal Actor in a Musical (Theaters with 100-300 seats) – Thoroughly Modern Millie – 6th Street Playhouse.
  • Nathan Riebli (SRJC staff) – Musical Direction (Theaters with 100-300 seats) – Grease – 6th Street Playhouse.
  • Janis Dunson Wilson (SRJC faculty) – Musical Direction (Theaters with more than 300 seats) – Annie Get Your Gun -–Spreckels Theatre Company.

Sonoma County Theatre Awards (SOTAs) 2015

  • BEST COSTUME DESIGN: Maryanne Scozzari (The Phantom of the Opera)
  • BEST MAKEUP DESIGN: Janelle Basich-Mustafa (The Phantom of the Opera)
  • BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE): Megan Fleischmann (The Phantom of the Opera)
  • BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE): Ezra Hernandez (The Phantom of the Opera)
  • BEST THEATRICAL PRODUCTION: TIE! The Phantom of the Opera (Santa Rosa Junior College) AND The Glass Menagerie (6th Street Playhouse)
  • BEST LIGHTING DESIGN: Skylar Evans, alumnus (Thoroughly Modern Millie)http://www.sonomanews.com/home/4666701-181/sonoma-natives-american-horro...