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ECU SoTD Alum Wins Tony Award


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It has been a great year on Broadway for ECU SoTD designers, directors and actors. The recently announced Tony Award nominations features a multitude of talent. One of our distinguished alums has been nominated for a individual award - Howell Binkley, (ECU Now) Best Lighting Design for a Musical for the phenomenal, Hamilton, while additional alums have had their respective productions nominated; Bright Star, Best Musical, Andrew Britt, Associate Director; Eclipsed, Best Play, TJ Weaver Assistant Director and School of Rock, The Musical, Best Musical featuring alum Jeremy Woodard.

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Woodard is Back on Broadway

Actor Jeremy Woodard is currently on Broadway in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s (The Phantom of the Opera & Jesus Christ Superstar) new musical School of Rock running at the historical Winter Garden Theatre. The musical, which opened December, 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.

Want to know how Jeremy heard he'd booked his first Broadway production? Click here.


Marisha Wallace on Broadway

Last 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

In a recent television interview, Beth Grant, SoTD theatre alumna discusses her longevity in the entertainment business, her work experience and current and future projects. click here


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.

Please click here to read exciting news about our distinguished alumni


Students Featured in RCAW

Congratulations to Josh Brown and Becca Johnson who’s independent study project from last semester “Max/MSTree” was included on, 4/5/16, in the graduate level RCAW poster session. A more portable version was on display over in the Mendenhall student center in the social room downstairs. SoTD students are showing well even in a sea of grad student research! (And a big congrats to the other SoTD students that participated in RCAW!)


Dancers Delight ACDA in Morgantown

Congratulations and thanks to all the Dance contingent representing ECU/SOTD so marvelously at the ACDA conference, and special kudos to Kanon Sapp and her group for their selection to the final Gala, and as an alternate for the national event. (story continued)

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