News and Announcements
Brooke couldn't be more excited to announce that she will be joining the national tour of Disney's Beauty and the Beast this fall as Belle! She began rehearsal in August. The production will tour North America beginning in September through July 2016. The tour will be coming through North Carolina in October and she would love to see her ECU family there.
This past 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.
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).
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.
Actor Jeremy Woodard will begin rehearsals in mid-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.
Current Student News and Announcements
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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, firstname.lastname@example.org