Alumni Spotlights

Erin Krakow, a Dreyfoos Theatre alum, is gearing up for the season two premiere of the Hallmark Channel original series "When Calls the Heart". Erin stars alongside Lori Laughlin and Daniel Lissing in the fan favorite ...
 
April 24, 2015
Maritte Go, class of 2000 Theatre alum, was on her way to Austin for the South x Southwest Film Festival when she answered our questions about her busy life as a producer, her memories of Dreyfoos, and her recent project, “Guest Room”. “Guest Room”, starring Glee’s Lauren Potter, is an official
 
March 19, 2015
After graduating from Dreyfoos in 2005, visual arts alum Kenneth Grzymala went on to the School of Visual Arts in New York to study photography. He graduated with his BFA in 2009 and spent 4 years working under photographer Jonathon Mannion. Kenny now ...
 
February 26, 2015
Emilie Gossiaux, a Class of 2007 visual arts alumna, recipient of an Award of Excellence from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., and a recent graduate from The Cooper Union speaks with us about her life as a working artist ...
 
January 28, 2015
Founder and CEO of Help.com, Douglas Hanna began his career in web development while still a communications student at Dreyfoos. After graduating from Dreyfoos in 2009, Doug went on to study Sociology at Duke, all while becoming CEO...
 
December 23, 2014
Dreyfoos class of 2006 graduates Megan Balch and Jaime Barker have been hard at work on the Resort 2015 collection they just launched for their swim and ready-to-wear line, Flagpole Swim – a name most ...
 
November 24, 2014
Joshua Chiet, Class of 1995 alumnus, spent his years at the School of the Arts in a few different departments: Visual Art, Music, and Theatre. That ability to change, adapt and develop new strengths has helped lead him to a career in the technology world. Now a Software Engineer...
 
September 17, 2014
Geoff Rosen, Class of 2003 communications graduate, has already had a varied career in daytime television – even winning an Emmy for his work with The Dr. Oz Show. Most recently, Geoff has landed the role of Co-Executive Producer for The Meredith Vieira Show. He recently sat down to answer a few questions for us about his time...
 
September 17, 2014
Making her operatic debut as a teenager was just the beginning for Class of 2006 Theatre Alumna Nadine Sierra. After graduating from Dreyfoos, Nadine went on to study Vocal Performance at Mannes College the New School of Music in New York City. Nadine graduated from Mannes College in 2010 and went on to become an Adler Fellow...
 
August 22, 2014
Ronda Johnson
Ronda Johnson is a class of 2000 Alumni and has been a teacher in the Dreyfoos Dance Department for seven years. After graduating from Dreyfoos she went on to the prestigious Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.  She works regularly with local dance companies, has been sponsor of both the Junior and Senior classes, is the parent of ...
 
October 31, 2013
Dan Rosenthal
Shortly after being admitted to the Maryland Bar Dan Rosenthal, class of 2001 alumni, was appointed by President Obama as a diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service.  He went on to serve as Economic and Commercial Attaché in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ...
 
September 30, 2013
Jeff Adkins
Music alum Jeff Adkins pried himself out of the recording studio to answer some questions. "This summer I found myself playing a lot of jazz – both at live shows and with a recording session for an album produced by Otis Taylor. Earlier in the summer, the Americana band I play in finished our first album of original music" ...
 
August 30, 2013
Megan Larche

Megan Larche, a class of 1996 Theatre Alumna, is a casting director, Tony Award nominated producer, & audition coach based in New York City. Megan’s passion for Theatre started long before she arrived in New York City, she explains: “When I was 5 my Kindergarten teacher told my mother I talked too much and needed an extracurricular activity." ...

May 22, 2013
Eric Andre

Class of 2001 Music alum, Eric Andre, has put down his bass and stepped into the comedy spotlight. Eric is a hard working stand-up comedian who has parlayed his natural comedic talent into several acting roles and his own talk show The Eric Andre Show on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim ...

April 22, 2013
Scott Armetta

Scott Armetta is a painting and design teacher at Dreyfoos School of the Arts as well as a working artist. Scott is also a Visual Department alum from the class of 1994! As one of the few who have experienced the school from both sides he took some time to answer a few questions about his experiences ...

March 22, 2013
Jose Carlos Alvarez Los Angeles based film composer

Carlos José Alvarez is a Los Angeles based film composer and percussionist.  As a child in a musical Cuban household, he was exposed to a spectrum of music, ranging from the Cuban masters to the great symphonies.  Enthralled by Cuban rhythms, Carlos took up percussion.  He is a class of 1998 Music Department alum ...

February 18, 2013
Katie Alender author of the Bad Girls Don't Die

Katie Alender (nee Schmidt), is the author of the Bad Girls Don't Die series of young adult novels from Disney-Hyperion and the upcoming Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer (October 2013) from Scholastic. Katie is a Palm Beach County School of the Arts class of 1995 Communications Department Alum.

January 27, 2013
Joshua Harto

Joshua Harto, a class of 1997 School of the Arts Theatre alum, is an actor, writer and producer. He has appeared in numerous award winning and critically acclaimed plays, television series and films. Many of you may remember him as the blackmailing attorney 'Coleman Reese' in The Dark Knight ...

December 22, 2012
Kasia Reterska - VP at Fenton

Kasia Reterska, a class of 1997 Communications alum is currently Vice president at Fenton, the largest public interest communications firm in the United States. They combine decades of expertise with creativity and innovation to accelerate progress on today’s most pressing global and national issues ...

November 22, 2012
Christine Wang

Christine Wang graduated from Dreyfoos in 2002. After completing law school she returned back to our community to accept a position at Ward, Damon, Posner, Pheterson & Bleau, PL. Additionally Christine is the newly instated Alumni Representative on the School of the Arts Foundation Board of Directors ...

October 22, 2012