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Woodard, J.

Woodard is Back on Broadway

Actor Jeremy Woodard began rehearsals in September on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s (The Phantom of the Opera & Jesus Christ Superstar) new musical School of Rock opening at the historical Winter Garden Theatre. The musical, opening in October, is based on the 2003 Jack Black film The School of Rock. Jeremy was last seen on Broadway in Sting’s The Last Ship.

Congratulations also go out to Jeremy for being honored by East Carolina University with the Alumnus Year Award. Jeremy will take a quick break from Broadway to attend the festivities.

Marisha Wallace

Marisha Wallace on Broadway

In April, Marisha Wallace (BFA - Musical Theatre & Theatre Education) began the run of her second Broadway production in less than a year. Marisha was cast cast in the new Broadway musical, Something Rotten!. She was recently featured in the ensemble of Disney's, Aladdin and a part of the Original Broadway Cast Recording.

Beth Grant

Beth Grant

Read important character acting advice from SoTD theatre alumna, Beth Grant (Key advice). Beth can be seen on The Mindy Project, recently moving to HULU, in which she is a contract leading character (The Mindy Project). She is also on a list of "chameleon" actors from the online magazine, backstage. Each actor takes on their roles with fervor and gusto. (backstage).

Kevin Williamson

Kevin Williamson Continues to Shine

SoTD alum Kevin Williamson continues to shine. You may know Kevin as the writer of the Scream movie series, Dawson's Creek and the creator of the CW series, The Vampire Diaries, but you must to check out his latest venture, the Fox hit, The Following. The production stars Kevin Bacon as a FBI agent in the middle of a web of serial killers lead by James Purefoy, Marc Antony in the HBO series, Rome. The Following is a suspenseful thriller that will keep you riveted to the screen.


Stanton Stays Dry in the Face of Danger

Recent ECU SoTD alum, Steven Stanton (BFA-Professional Acting) has a new commercial, "No Sweat", available for all to see. Click the image below to check it out.

Please click here to read exciting news about our distinguished alumni


Students shine at SETC

In a very competitive and nationally recognized design competition (with approximately 150 entries from programs across the United States) four of our student designer/technicians advanced to the juried review phase of the competition.

Beyond simply advancing to the juried review, Blake Burke received an honorable mention in two categories: Costume Crafts and Properties Design. Blake was competing with both Graduate and Undergraduate designer/technicians. Collin Eastwood placed third in the Undergraduate Scenic Design category. Becca Johnson placed second in the Undergraduate Scenic Design category.

SoTD Students with ECU Alum Scott Avett
Please click the link above to read about Scott speaking at the Fall ECU convocation.
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College of Fine Arts and Communication Breakfast on the Terrace and Parade Watching

Saturday, October 17, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Jenkins Fine Arts Center Terrace (next to Gray Gallery), Fifth Street

All alumni and families, current and retired faculty and staff, specials guests of the Schools of Art and Design, Communication, Music, and Theatre and Dance are invited.

RSVP: Mary Jane Gaddis, 252/328-1268,
No charge

Lasting Impressions to support theatre & dance scholarships