News and Announcements
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 Distinguished Alumni Award. Jeremy will take a quick break from Broadway to attend the festivities.
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, SoTD theatre alumna returns to Oklahoma to shoot the movie, Great Plains, and visits the home where her scene from the film Rain Man was shot. Click here to view the news report.
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.
SoTD graduate Joe-Joe Smith has been on a World Tour with Puerto Rican recording artist, Chayanne since October. The tour has visited Mexico, South America, the Caribbean, and the USA. Next year the tour will be in Spain, Brazil, and Chile among others. He has danced in front of sold out crowds at The Garden in NYC and The Staple Center in LA. Click on his headline to read what other exciting adventures that Joe-Joe has experienced.
Current Student News and Announcements
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