Select Alumni Bios


  • Genevieve Angelson

    Genevieve Angelson


    An alumna of the class of 2012, Genevive Angelson has made it on Variety's List of '10 TV Stars to Watch'. Her television credits include Good Girls Revolt, Backstrom, True Story, and The Good Wife. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Nina Arianda

    Nina Arianda

    (2009) - Tony Award Winner

    Made her debut in the off-Broadway production of Venus in Fur. Following her off-Broadway acclaim, Nina procured roles in Woody Allen's Oscar-winning film Midnight in Paris, Tom McCarthy's Win Win, and Vera Farmiga's Higher Ground. Venus in Fur transferred to Broadway in 2011, resulting in her winning the 2012 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. This recognition followed her 2011 nod for her Broadway debut performance as "Billie Dawn" in Born Yesterday. Has also starred in Broadway's Fool for Love and Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Tales from Red Vienna. Film credits include Universal's Tower Heist alongside Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy, Lucky Them, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, Rob the Mob, The Humbling, You Were Never Here, and Florence Foster Jenkins. Television credits include the Emmy-winning series "The Good Wife," NBC's landmark series "30 Rock," CBS's "Hostages," and "Hannibal." (imdb | ibdb)

  • Pascale Armand

    Pascale Armand

    (1999) - Black Theater Alliance Award Winner

    Voices numerous characters for the video game Grand Theft Auto. Known for her role in the movie Kinsey as well as her roles in the plays The Convert, The Trip to Bountiful, Eclipsed and An Octoroon. Appeared on NBC television show "The Blacklist" and Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." (imdb)

  • Clayton Apgar

    Clayton Apgar


    Theatre credits include the Broadway production of Next Fall as well as the off-Broadway production of Double Falsehood. Television credits include “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Law & Order,” and “Guiding Light.” Now owns his own design company in Los Angeles. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Vivienne Benesch

    Vivienne Benesch


    Broadway credits include After The Fall and The Deep Blue Sea. Known for films American Splendo, Teeth, and Tenderness. Television credits include "The Good Wife," "Damages," "Six Feet Under," "Sex and the City" and "Law & Order." (imdb | ibdb)

  • Trazana Beverley

    Trazana Beverley

    (1969) - Tony Award Winner

    Won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role in the production of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf. Other Broadway credits include Death and the King’s Horseman, The Crucible, and My Sister, My Sister. Known for her roles in the films Resurrection, Carolina Skeletons, Beloved, and Never Again. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Barry Bostwick

    Barry Bostwick

    (1968) - Tony Award and Golden Globe Winner

    Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical for The Robber Bridegroom. Tony nomination for the role of Danny Zuko in the original production of Grease. Tony nomination for the revival of They Knew What They Wanted. Golden Globe winner for his role in the miniseries War and Remembrance. Numerous film and television roles including Brad in The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the Mayor in ABC’s Spin City. He has also appeared in Glee, Cougar Town, Nip/Tuck, Supernatural, Ugly Betty and Charlie’s Angels. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Sterling K. Brown

    Sterling K. Brown


    Television credits include "ER," "Alias," "Without A Trace," "Supernatural," "Third Watch," "Army Wives," "Person of Interest," "Criminal Minds," "Castle," "Masters of Sex," "The Mentalist," "NCIS," "Nikita," "The Good Wife," and "NYPD Blue." Known for films Righteous Kill, Our Idiot Brother, and Stay. Featured in Joe Turner's play Come and Gone. (imdb)

  • Nadia Bowers

    Nadia Bowers


    Broadway credits include Doubt and the Farnsworth Invention. Has appeared in hit Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black," FX series "Strain," "NCIS," and "Law & Order." Film credits include Non-stop, Jack, Jules, Esther & Me, Every Dog's Day, and Little Ones. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Kevin Carroll

    Kevin Carroll


    Broadway credits include Tony award-winning Take Me Out, 45 Seconds From Broadway, Bring In Da Noise Bring In Da Funk and Angels in America. Off-Broadway credits include The Piano Teacher, Seven Guitars, Stop Kiss, Twelth Night, Skin of Our Teeth and many more. Films include The Notorious Bettie Page, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Paid In Full, Jesus’ Son, Being John Malkovich, Notes in a Minor Key and more along with multiple television credits. Founded The Katalyst Consultancy and wrote Rules of the Red Rubber Ball: Find and Sustain your Life’s Work. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Sam Catlin

    Sam Catlin

    (1998) - Primetime Emmy Award and Writers Guild of America Award Winner

    Known for his work producing and writing for the AMC drama television series "Breaking Bad." Also known for his work on The Great New Wonderful, White Oleander, and The Interview. Performed in the Broadway production of Jackie. (imdb | ibdb)

  • David Costabile

    David Costabile


    Broadway credits include Translations, Titanic, The Tempest, and Caroline, or Change. Known for his roles in the films Lincoln, The Grinch Stole Christmas, and Side Effects. He is set to star in the film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Television credits include “The Wire,” “Breaking Bad,” “Flight of the Conchords,” “Damages,” “Suits,” “The Office,” “The Blacklist,” “The Cleveland Show,” “Person of Interest,” “The Good Wife,” “The Closer,” “House,” “Lie to Me,” and “Law & Order.” (imdb | ibdb)

  • Billy Crudup

    Billy Crudup

    (1994) - Tony Award Winner

    Tony Award Winner, for his performance in the Broadway production of the first part ofThe Coast of Utopia. Other Broadway credits include No Man’s Land, Waiting for Godot, Arcadia (both the original and revival), Part 2 ofThe Coast of Utopia, The Pillowman, The Elephant Man, The Three Sisters, and Bus Stop. He is the voice of the MasterCard “Priceless” commercials and the character Ashitaka in the animated film Princess Mononoke. Other film credits include Dedication, Watchmen, Public Enemies, Sleepers, Everyone Says I Love You, Without Limits, Waking the Dead, Almost Famous, Big Fish, Mission: Impossible III, Eat Pray Love, The Stanford Prison Experiment, Spotlight, and upcoming films 20th Century Women and Youth in Oregon. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Amanda Detmer

    Amanda Detmer


    Starred on hit ABC series What About Brian? Other television and film credits include Man Up, Private Practice, The Vampire Diaries, Psych, Necessary Roughness, and leading roles in Final Destination, Saving Silverman, The Majestic and You, Me and Dupree. (imdb)

  • Garret Dillahunt

    Garret Dillahunt

    (1991) - Screen Actors Guild Award Winner

    Garret currently stars on television’s Raising Hope and portrayed Jack McCall on HBO series Deadwood. Other TV roles include Leap Years, Mr. Ed and A Minute With Stan Hooper. Film credits include The Believer, The Last House on the Left and No Country for Old Men. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Jeffrey Donovan

    Jeffrey Donovan


    Best known for TV series, "Burn Notice" in which he plays the lead role of Michael Weston. Performed on Broadway in A View From the Bridge and Off-Broadway in Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight, The Glory of Living, Toys in the Attic, and On the Waterfront. Has appeared in television shows “CSI: Miami”, “Spin City”, “Monk”, “Millennium”, “Witchblade”, “The Pretender”, “Homicide: Life on the Street”, “Crossing Jordan” and “Law & Order”. Film credits include Hitch, Changeling, J. Edgar, Believe in Me, and Final Draft. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Aunjanue Ellis

    Aunjanue Ellis

    (1995) - Screen Actors Guild Award Winner

    Broadway credits include The Tempest, Drowning Crow and Joe Turner's Come and Gone. Film credits includes The Help, Undercover Brother, Freedomland and Ray. Television credits include NCIS: Los Angeles, The Mentalist, The Practice, Law and Order and Numb3rs. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Carson Elrod

    Carson Elrod


    Broadway credits include Noises Off, Reckless, and 5 Tony Award winning Peter and the Starcatcher. Off-Broadway credits include Shakespeare in the Park, Cavedweller, Based on a Totally True Story, All in the Timing, and Lives of the Saints. Known for films Wedding Crashers, Kissing Jessica Stein, The Truth About Lies, and The Weekend. Television credits include "Person of Interest," "30 Rock," "Medium," and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." (imdb | ibdb)

  • Manoel Felciano

    Manoel Felciano


    Tony nomination for his performance as Toby in the Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd. Also appeared on Broadway in Brooklyn, Cabaret and Jesus Christ Superstar. Various television appearances include Trauma, The Unusuals and Life on Mars. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Harry Ford

    Harry Ford


    His filmography includes the movies Louder Than Bombs, The Grid: Zombie Outlet Maul, and the television series Code Black. (imdb)

  • Cassandra Freeman

    Cassandra Freeman


    Featured role in Spike Lee’s Inside Man, appeared in August Wilson’s Seven Guitars at the Signature Theatre. Other film and television credits include I Think I love My Wife opposite Chris Rock and Numb3rs. (imdb)

  • Edi Gathegi

    Edi Gathegi


    Best known for starring roles in films X-Men: First Class, Crank, Gone Baby Gone and Twilight, as well as his role in television series “House.” Acted in multiple off-Broadway shows. Television credits include "CSI," "Nikita," "Phineas and Ferb," "Justified," and "Beauty and the Beast." Other film credits include My Bloody Valentine, Atlas Shrugged, Death Sentence, and The Fifth Patient. (imdb)

  • Amber Gray

    Amber Gray


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  • Christopher Guest

    Christopher Guest

    (1971) - Grammy Award Winner, Emmy Award Winner

    Won a Grammy Award for the song “A Mighty Wind” for the film A Mighty Wind. Acted in the Broadway production of Moonchildren. He is best known for having written and directed several “mockumentary films,” including This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, Best In Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration. Had a featured role as Count Rugen in the film The Princess Bride. Has appeared on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” “The Daily Show,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Spongebob Squarepants,” and in the comedy The Invention of Lying. Producer of the HBO series “Family Tree.” (imdb | ibdb)

  • Danai Gurira

    Danai Gurira

    (2004) - The Charles MacArthur Award and Obie Award Winner

    Best known for her role as Michonne on "The Walking Dead," the AMC television horror drama series as well as the highest rated series in cable television history. Other television credits include "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Life on Mars," "Law & Order," and the HBO drama series "Treme." Debuted on Broadway in August Wilson's play Joe Turner's Come and Gone. Co-wrote and co-starred in the off-Broadway play In the Continuum, which won her an Obie award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, and a Helen Hayes award for Best Lead Actress. Played a lead role in director Andrew Dosunmu's independent drama film Mother of George, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Other film credits include Ghost Town, 3 Backyards, My Soul to Take, Restless City and The Visitor, for which she won Method Fest Independent Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress. Received the Whiting Award in 2012. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Michael C. Hall

    Michael C. Hall

    (1996) - Golden Globe Award Winner, Screen Actors Guild Award

    Best known for lead role of Dexter on Showtime television series "Dexter" for which he won a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award- as well as David Fisher on the HBO drama series "Six Feet Under." Film credits include Paycheck, the science fiction thriller Gamer, comedy Peep World, The Trouble With Bliss, and Kill Your Darlings. Has appeared in numerous off-Broadway productions such as Macbeth, Cymbeline, and Henry V, as well as in the Broadway productions of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Cabaret, The Realistic Joneses, Chicago, and Skylight. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Marcia Gay Harden

    Marcia Gay Harden

    (1988) - Academy Award Winner, Tony Award Winner

    Won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her role as Veronica in God of Carnage. Also known for the Broadway production of Angels in America. Oscar winner for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in Pollock and Oscar nominated for her role in Mystic River. Other notable films include Into the Wild, The Mist, Miller’s Crossing, Used People, The First Wives Club, Flubber, American Gun, Fifty Shades of Grey, Meet Joe Black, Bad News Bears, and Noah’s Ark: The New Beginning. Television credits include “Law & Order: SVU,” “Damages,” “Royal Pains,” “The Newsroom,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” and “Code Black.” (imdb | ibdb)

  • Matt Harrington

    Matt Harrington


    Best known for his work in the Broadway production of Matilda the Musical, in which he replaced Tony award winner Gabriel Ebert in the role of Mr. Wormwood. Appeared onstage in both productions of the critically acclaimed Broadway repertory of Twelfth Night and Richard III, starring Mark Rylance, at the Belasco Theatre. (ibdb)

  • André Holland

    André Holland


    Performed in the Broadway production of Joe Turner's Come and Gone. Featured in NBC's comedy “1600 Penn.” Other television credits include “Law & Order”, “The Black Donnelly’s”, “Damages”, “Burn Notice”, “Friends with Benefits”, and “The Knick.” Film credits include Sugar, Lost & Found, The Rockford Files, 42, Black or White, and Selma. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Steve Kazee

    Steve Kazee

    (2005) - Tony Award and Grammy Award Winner

    Broadway credits include Monty Python's Spamalot, Seascape, 110 in the Shade, To Be Or Not To Be, and Once, for which he won a Tony Award and Grammy Award for his role as Guy. Has appeared in television shows "Conviction," "Medium," "Numb3rs," "NCIS," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Shameless," "Drop Dead Diva," "Working Class," "Late Show with David Letterman" and the "Today Show." Featured in a song from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn- Part 2. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Greg Keller

    Greg Keller


    Performer and playwright. Broadway credits include Uncle Vanya and Wit, alongside Tony and two-time Emmy award winner Cynthia Nixon. Off-broadway credits include The Humans, Of Good Stock, Somewhere Fun, Cradle and All and the New York Theater Workshop production of Belleville. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Glenn Kessler

    Glenn Kessler


    Co-creator and executive producer of the Golden Globe award-winning FX drama series "Damages" along with his younger brother, Todd A. Kessler, and Daniel Zelman He also stars on the show as FBI agent Werner. The three creators were nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for their work on the “Damages” pilot episode. Also known for “Bloodline” and “The Siege.” (imdb)

  • Daniel Dae Kim

    Daniel Dae Kim

    (1996) - Screen Actors Guild Award Winner

    Best known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in television series "Lost" and Chin Ho Kelly in “Hawaii Five-O.” Other television credits include "CSI," "Star Trek," "Charmed," "Angel," "Seinfeld," "ER," "24," "The Legend of Korra," and "NCIS." Also known for the voice of Johnny Gat in the Saints Row video game. Film credits include The Jackal, American Shaolin, Hulk, Ride or Die, Spider-man 2, The Cave, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, and Crash, a Best Picture Academy Award winner. (imdb)

  • Peter Krause

    Peter Krause

    (1990) - Screen Actors Guild Award Winner

    Known for lead roles as Nate Fisher on television series "Six Feet Under," Nick George on "Dirty Sexy Money" and Adam Braverman on "Parenthood." Has made many guest appearances on television shows such as "Seinfeld," "Beverly Hills, 90210" and “Ellen.” Other television credits include "The Catch," "The Lost Room," "Sports Night," and "Spin City." Notable film credits include The Truman Show, Melting Pot, and Beastly. Has appeared on Broadway in After The Fall. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Tony Kushner

    Tony Kushner

    (1984) - Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Emmy Award, Tony Award, and National Medal of Arts Winner

    Tony Kushner is a best known as a screenwriter and playwright. His best known work is Angels in America, a play in two parts: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika, which won numerous awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Tony Award for Best Play, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. He also wrote the screenplay for the film Lincoln and co-authored with Eric Roth on the screenplay for the film Munich, which are both critically acclaimed movies. His other works include A Bright Room Called Day, Caroline, or Change, and Henry Box Brown, or The Mirror of Slavery. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Camryn Manheim

    Camryn Manheim

    (1987) - Golden Globe, Obie Award, and Emmy Award Winner

    Golden Globe Winner, Emmy Award Winner Won a Golden Globe for her performance as Ellenor Frutt on ABC’s “The Practice.” Also known for television shows “Person of Interest,” “Elvis,” CBS’s “Ghost Whisperer,” “Criminal Minds,” “Extant,” “Harry’s Law,” “Hannah Montana,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Higglytown Heroes,” “Will & Grace,” “Family Guy,” and “Law & Order.” Film credits include Scary Movie 3, Happiness, The Laramie Project, Dark Water, An Unfinished Life, Sudden Impact, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, Wide Awake, The Land Before Time XI, The Pregnancy Pact, and Cop Car. Featured in the Broadway production of Spring Awakening. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Michael Mayer

    Michael Mayer

    (1983) - Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award Winner

    Producer and director, known for films Flicka, 27 Dresses, and A Home at the End of the World. His musical adaptation of Spring Awakening won him Tony Awards For Best Musical and Direction. Other notable credits on Broadway include Hedwig and the Angry Inch, On a clear Day You Can See Forever, Everyday Rapture, American Idiot, ‘night Mother, After The Fall, Thoroughly Modern Millie, An Almost Holy Picture, Uncle Vanya, The Lion in Winter, Side Man, A View From the Bridge, Triumph of Love, and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Made his Metropolitan Opera debut with Rigoletto. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Debra Messing

    Debra Messing

    (1993) - Emmy Award Winner, Screen Actors Guild Award Winner

    Best known for her roles in television shows “Will & Grace,” “The Starter Wife,” “Smash,” and “The Mysteries of Laura.” Other television credits include “Seinfeld,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Ned & Stacey,” “NYPD Blue” and “Project Runway.” Her best known films include Along Came Polly, The Wedding Date, A Walk in the Clouds, Jesus, Garfield, Open Season, The Mothman Prophecies, McHale’s Navy, and Hollywood Ending. Performed on Broadway in Outside Mullingar. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Larry Pine

    Larry Pine


    His film credits include Moonrise Kingdom, A Master Builder, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Hostages, The Good Wife, and Arbitrage. Pine has also appeared in the television shows "House of Cards", "Unforgettable", "Homeland Person of Interest", and "Blue Bloods". (imdb | ibdb)

  • Danny Pino

    Danny Pino


    Pino’s is best known for his critically acclaimed performance on "The Shield". His other credits include "Law & Order: SVU", "Cold Case", "Burn Notice", Lucy, and "CSI: NY". (imdb)

  • Karen Pittman

    Karen Pittman


    Appeared in Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-Prize winning Disgraced on Broadway as the role of Jory. Now guest starring in the third season of FX Network's critically acclaimed television series "The Americans." (imdb | ibdb)

  • Josh Radnor

    Josh Radnor


    Best known for his role as Ted Mosby on the popular Emmy Award-winning CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.” Other television credits include “Law & Order,” “ER,” “Six Feet Under,” and “Family Guy.” Film credits include Not Another Teen Movie and Afternoon Delight. Has written, directed and starred in the films Liberal Arts and Happythankyoumoreplease, which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Broadway credits include The Graduate and Disgraced, which was nominated for a Tony Award. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Liv Rooth

    Liv Rooth


    Broadway credits include Venus in Fur, Is He Dead? and Born Yesterday, and off-Broadway credits include All in The Timing, Blood and Gifts, Lives of the Saints and Beyond Therapy. Starred in television shows "Person of Interest" and "The Good Wife." Film credits include Hank Boyd Is Dead, The Wrong Girl and iChannel. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Giovanna Sardelli

    Giovanna Sardelli


    Director of New Works at TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley. Director of off-Broadway productions Apple Cove, Earth Girls are Easy, Finks, and Pulitzer Prize nominee Rajiv Joseph's The North Pool. Director of Animals Out of Paper, for which she was awarded the Joe A. Callaway Award for Best Direction. Her West Coast Premiere of Mathew Lopez' The Whipping Man for The Globe Theatre won her an NAACP nomination for Best Director. (imdb)

  • Ben Shenkman

    Ben Shenkman


    Known for his roles on television shows "Law and Order", "Angels in America", "Grey’s Anatomy", and "Royal Pains". For his role as Louis Ironson on the HBO miniseries "Angels in America", Shenkman received nominations for an Emmy and a Global Globe. His film credits include Proof, Pi, and Requiem for a Dream. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Joseph Siravo

    Joseph Siravo


    Notable roles: ‘Fred Goldman’ in “The People v. OJ Simpson” and ‘Johnny-Boy Soprano’ on “The Sopranos.” Broadway: The Light in the Piazza, Conversations with My Father, The Boys from Syracuse. Off-Broadway: Oslo (LCT), Mad Forest (NYTW), Gemini (Second Stage), Lusting After Pipino’s Wife (Primary Stages), The Root(Atlantic), My Night with Reg (The New Group). Regional: Hamlet, Othello, Antony & Cleopatra, Three Sisters, Sweeney Todd, A View from the Bridge. TV: "Elementary", "The Blacklist", "In Treatment", "Blue Bloods", "Dirty Sexy Money". Film: "Equity", "The Wannabe", "Maid in Manhattan", "Carlito’s Way", "Walking & Talking", "Things that Hang from Trees" (Producer). Founder of the ‘Shakespeare & Beyond’ workshop. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Danielle Skraastad

    Danielle Skraastad


    Best known for her roles in films Michael Clayton, Hard Sell, and 27 Dresses. Television credits include "Fringe," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: SVU," and "Unforgettable." (imdb)

  • Robert Stanton

    Robert Stanton

    (1985) - Obie Award Winner

    Best known for his role in the film Dennis the Menace as Henry Mitchell, the title character’s father. Also known for his role in the film Mercury Rising, alongside Alec Baldwin and Bruce Willis. Other film credits include Quiet American, Confessions of a Shopaholic, True Story, The Stepford Wives, The House on Carroll Street, A League of Their Own, Don’t Drink the Water, Striptease, Find Me Guilty, and Red Corner. Television credits include “Law & Order,” “The Cosby Mysteries,” “Frasier,” “Third Watch,” “Damages,” “The Good Wife,” and Netlifx series “Orange is the New Black.” Appears as voices in the video games “Bully” and “Manhunt.” Broadway credits include A Free Man of Color, Mary Stuart, The Coast of Utopia (parts one, two, and three), and A Small Family Business. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Corey Stoll

    Corey Stoll


    Broadway credits include A View From the Bridge, Old Acquaintance, and Henry IV. Acted in the play Intimate Apparel, opposite Tony winner and Oscar nominee Viola Davis. Best known for movies Ant-Man as the super-villian, Yellowjacket and The Bourne Legacy, although film credits include Midnight in Paris, Salt, Push, Non-Stop, and A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story. Television credits include hit Netflix series "House of Cards," "Alias," "Numb3rs," "The Strain," "NCIS," and "Law & Order." (imdb | ibdb)

  • Jeff Whitty

    Jeff Whitty

    (1997) - Tony Award Winner

    Playwright known for the stage musical Avenue Q, for which he won a Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical. He wrote the libretto for Bring it On: The Musical and Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City. His plays include The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabbler, The Plank Project, Balls, Suicide Weather, and The Hiding Place. Has appeared in New York productions of plays by Amy Freed, including The Beard of Avon and Freedomland. Film credits include Shortbus and Lisa Picard Is Famous. (imdb | ibdb)

  • Bev Wideman

    Bev Wideman


    Known for her work on Men of Respect and Mathnet. Her last theatrical performance was as the Duchess of York in Richard III directed by Tina Packer at Shakespeare & Company. (imdb)

  • Saul Williams

    Saul Williams

    (1997) - Gotham Independent Film Award Winner

    Alternative performer known for his lead role in the film Slam as well as the Broadway musical Holler If Ya Hear Me. Has performed with artists like Nas as well as poets like Allen Ginsberg. Performed for Nine Inch Nails as well as at the Lollapalooza Music Festival, and has released multiple albums. Has appeared on “The Colbert Report”, and television credits include "The Chris Rock Show," "Girlfriends," and "Street Time." (imdb | ibdb)

  • Victor Williams

    Victor Williams


    Best known for his role as the best friend on "The King of Queens", Williams other television credits include "Fringe","Law & Order", "Girlfriends", and "The Jamie Foxx Show". (imdb)

  • Rainn Wilson

    Rainn Wilson

    (1989) - Film Independent's Spirit Award and Screen Actors Guild Winner

    Diversely talented, Rainn is an actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. His best known roles include his award winning roles on "The Office" and "Entourage". He has also starred in the television shows "Six Feet Under", "Saturday Night Live", "Family Guy", "Reno 911!", "Comedy Bang! Bang!", "Adventure Time", "Numb3rs", and "Monk". His movie credits include Juno, House of 1000 Corpses, Almost Famous, and Monster’s vs. Aliens. He owns his own media and production company called SoulPancake. (imdb)

  • Frank Wood

    Frank Wood

    (1987) - Tony Award Winner

    Won a Tony Award for his role in the play Side Man. Wood’s film credits include Synecdoche, New York and The Royal Tenenbaums. He has also appeared in the television shows "Flight of the Conchords", "Blue Bloods", "Law & Order", "Medium", "The Newsroom", and "The Good Wife". His theatre credits include Clybourne Park, August: Osage County, and Hollywood Arm. (imdb | ibdb)

  • David Zabel

    David Zabel

    (1992) - Humanitas Prize Winner

    Television producer and writer known for his work on the ABC series "Betrayal." Has worked on "Star Trek: Voyager," "Dark Angel," "Detriot 1-8-7," and "ER" for which he won a Humanitas Prize. Worked on the film Keith. (imdb)

  • Daniel Zelman

    Daniel Zelman


    Executive producer on the FX drama series "Damages" which he co-created along with Glenn Kessler and Todd A. Kessler. The three were nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for their work on the “Damages” pilot episode. Also known for “Fool's Gold” and “Bloodline.” Broadway credits include Angels in America: Perestroika and Angels in America: Millennium Approaches. (imdb | ibdb)